At WelbeHealth, our vision is a world where every human being participates in our culture through their final days. To make this vision a reality, we provide integrated medical and social services to our most vulnerable seniors, helping to unlock their full potential. We are looking for team members who are energized by working in diverse teams toward our shared purpose, who are eager to drive groundbreaking innovation, and who will interact with those we serve and those who serve them in a spirit of understanding and compassion.
We are launching a PACE (Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly) program in Stockton, CA. The PACE program serves as our patients’ health insurer and directly provides comprehensive primary care and social services to keep them living safely in the community. Reporting to the Clinical Services Director, the Behavioral Health LCSW will provide behavioral health services to participants identified by the Interdisciplinary Team (IDT) as needing behavioral health assessment, counseling, crisis intervention or other therapeutic interventions.
You’ll be responsible for:
- Conductng behavioral health assessments to determine the behavioral health care needs, preferences and goals of the participants and actively participating in IDT meetings to develop discipline-specific goals and interventions.
- Delivering and documenting behavioral health interventions as agreed upon in the participants’ care plans including but not limited to symptom management, counseling, crisis intervention, arranging necessary resources and services, assisting with care transitions, providing individual and group counseling and case management.
- Facilitating individual and group therapies in various forms as appropriate such as art and music therapy, psychosocial drama, counseling and discussion that restore or expand participants’ social roles.
- Providing training on behavioral health symptoms and interventions to PACE staff.
- Providing mentorship and clinical supervision to PACE Social Workers (MSWs) in their training to become Licensed Clinical Social Workers, as assigned.
- Supporting the intake and enrollment process to ensure prospective participants move through the enrollment process in a timely and effective manner, including joining the intake team to screen prospective enrollees as requested.
- Master’s in Behavioral health (MSW) or Doctorate in Psychology (PhD) required.
- Licensed by CA Board of Behavioral Sciences as an LCSW or licensed by the CA Board of Psychologists as a Psychologist.
- Current Basic Life Support (BLS) / First Aid Certification required.
- Current driver’s license and proof of auto insurance required.
- Minimum of 5 years providing direct services to people with chronic mental illness and substance abuse issues.
- At least 2 years of experience with a frail or elderly population.
- Prior experience coaching others in a supervisory capacity, preferred.
- Excellent clinical, organizational, and communication skills in settings with frail, elderly participants, their families, and interdisciplinary team members.
- Experience coordinating and facilitating care conference meetings.
- Ability to facilitate problem-solving with challenging psychosocial and family situations.
- Highly motivated, self-directed, able to execute tasks in a quickly changing environment and make sound decisions in emergency situations.
- Ability to process accurate information in a timely manner.
- Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
- Familiarity with local community agencies and resources preferred.
- Bilingual Spanish-English preferred.
- Deep commitment to helping unlock the potential of our most vulnerable seniors.
We believe that unlocking the full potential of our most vulnerable seniors requires a diverse team with a variety of perspectives. We are an equal opportunity employer and individuals seeking employment at WelbeHealth are considered without regard for race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, marital or veteran status, age, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information or characteristics (or those of a family member), sexual orientation, pregnancy or any other consideration made unlawful by federal, state or local laws.