LMFT

  • UCLA Health
  • Los Angeles, CA, USA
  • Sep 23, 2022
Full Time

Job Description

Responsibilities

Venice Family Clinic is a leader in providing comprehensive, high-quality primary health care to people in need with compassion, dignity and respect. In November 2021, Venice Family Clinic merged with South Bay Family Health Care, uniting more than a century of experience helping patients regardless of their income, insurance or immigration status. The organization now has more than 500 staff who serve 45,000 people from the Santa Monica Mountains through the South Bay. We have 17 locations plus two mobile clinics and an expansive street medicine program for people experiencing homelessness. Read more about us at venicefamilyclinic.org.

The Venice Family Clinic provides primary medical and mental health care to the community of Los Angeles. Within the clinic is a robust Behavioral Health program that houses social workers, domestic violence specialists, substance use staff and case management. This Pediatric Clinical Social Worker III will be a therapist for a comprehensive early childhood program. This includes providing clinical interventions using homebased infant mental health treatment with pre-natal parents, and postpartum infant-caregiver dyads to support healthy attachment and development. Work can include crisis intervention and will consist of collaboration with case management and medical providers. Candidate will focus on BH interventions and touches throughout our pre/postnatal program. This therapist works closely with the Pediatric Case Manager to provide comprehensive and collaborative care with outside agencies to support families’ Community Resource needs.
Qualifications

Required:

  •  Graduation with Master’s Degree from an accredited School of Social Work or Social Welfare.
  • CA State LMFT
  • Advanced oral Spanish communication skills
  • Demonstrated work experience with underserved populations
  • Skill at assessing psychological needs of low-income population
  • Demonstrated work experience in individual, family and group therapy
  • Excellent oral communication skills in order to communicate with providers, students, patients, agencies and volunteers.
  • Ability to manage high volume practice
  • Working knowledge of California abuse reporting laws
  • Effective interpersonal skills to diffuse patients who become agitated
  • Ability to work and help create multi-disciplinary teams
  • Knowledge of community mental health and social services
  • Skill at developing treatment and case management plans
  • Demonstrated leadership skills to initiate problem solving and program implementation
  • Working knowledge of diverse cultures including the homeless
  • Ability to work flexible hours to meet client needs
  • Knowledge and experience in early childhood development
  • Knowledge of HIPPA compliance for client/agency records according to established professional social standards
  • Knowledge of early childhood development and substance use disorders. Preference in Infants and Toddlers
  • Current CA Driver’s License and Insurance

UCLA is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.

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Employment Type

FULL TIME