LCSW - Homeless Healthcare Collaborative
UCLA Health seeks a full-time Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) for the Homeless Healthcare Collaborative, an innovative alternative health care delivery program to provide care to persons experiencing homelessness (PEH). The LCSW will provide services in the community to PEH in a mobile clinic. You will report to the Medical Director and Operations Director.
The LCSW will provide direct social work services, including assessment, intervention, recommendations, insurance enrollment, social service assessment, and social service referrals to people experiencing homelessness and housing instability in the community setting. The LCSW will be responsible for social service needs assessments and referrals, community-based referrals, insurance enrollment and verification, providing psychiatric resources/referrals, and safety planning with individuals and families experiencing homelessness.
This position will also include sharing the responsibility for driving the Community Care Van.Qualifications
- Current LCSW license with the California Board of Behavioral Science required.
- Strong organizational, administrative, and interpersonal skills to work with minimal to moderate supervision.
- Skill in working as part of a team and maintaining cooperative working relationships with members of UCLA Health staff, community and campus partners, sponsors, and the Los Angeles community.
- Skill in working independently to complete multiple and complex tasks in an environment with rapid changes in priorities.
- Ability to attend to detail and extract data and document clinical care with high fidelity.
- Proficiency in Word, PowerPoint and Excel.
- Experience working with people experiencing homelessness and/or underserved populations.
- Active California Driver's License with good driving record.
- Skills in reading and understanding parking signs.
- Ability to transport staff, equipment, and supplies in a safe, efficient, and professional manner.
- Required to be part of the DMV Pull Notice System once hired.
- Experience working in the community setting.
- Experience working in low or under-resourced setting.
- Bilingual (Spanish/English) oral communication skills.
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.[Register to View] />