Clinical Social Worker
Company: University of California
Location: Santa Barbara
Posted on: September 19, 2022
Payroll Title: CLIN SOCIAL WORKER 3
Job Code: 9313
Job Open Date: 8/23/2022
Job Close Date: Open until filled
Application Review Begins: 9/8/2022
Department Code-Name: STHL
Percentage of Time: 100
Collective Bargaining Unit (CBU): HX - Health Care Professionals
Grade Type/Grade: PSS/STEPS
FLSA Exemption Status: Exempt
Work Location: Student Health
Pay Rate/Range: Salary commensurate with experience and within
limits of the grant funding supporting this position.
Days/Hours: M-F from 8am-5pm; occasional evening/weekend work
required to accommodate program needs.
Benefits Eligibility: Full
Department Marketing Statement
Student Health is a full service on campus primary healthcare
facility for UCSB students. We see students on both an appointment
and walk in basis. Our auxiliary services included on-site
laboratory, pharmacy, x-ray, lab, and physical therapy. Our
specialty services include psychiatry and orthopedics. An extensive
alcohol and drug program complements other behavioral health
Benefits of Belonging
Working at UC means being part of this vibrant institution that
shines a light on what is possible. People make UC great, and UC
recognizes your contributions by making this a great place to work.
Excellent retirement and health are just one of the rewards. Learn
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Brief Summary of Job Duties
The Social Worker provides a full range of social work services,
with emphasis on identifying treatment resources and providing
psychosocial interventions (individual, group, crisis) not offered
by other campus resources, to assure that students receive optimal
benefit from medical and/or psychiatric care.
The primary client population to be served is students with
significant psychosocial stress, acute and chronic mental illnesses
and in need of short and long term social services, including long
term counseling and case management support. This position is a
grant funded position with an emphasis on crisis support
* Must be currently registered as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker
in the State of California at all times during employment.
* Master's degree from an accredited school of social work; or an
equivalent combination of education and experience.
* Three years of post-master's experience; or an equivalent
combination of education and experience.
Special Conditions of Employment
* Credentials verification for clinical practitioner
* Mandated reporting requirements of Child Abuse
* Mandated reporting requirements of Dependent Adult Abuse
* Must successfully complete and pass the background check and
credentialing process before employment and date of hire.
* To comploy with Santa Barbara County Public Health Department
Health Officer Order, this position must provide evidence of annual
influenza vaccination, or wear a surgical mask while working in
patient care areas during the influenza season.
* Must have a current CA Licensed Clinical Social Worker license at
all times during employment.
* Any HIPAA or FERPA violation is subject to disciplinary
* Student Health is closed between Christmas and New Year's Day
For full consideration, please include a resume and a cover letter
as part of your application.
Job Functions/Percentage of Time/Duties
40% Essential Duties
Provides crisis intervention for University students which
* Conducts evaluations of students in crisis and when indicated
initiate voluntary and involuntary psychiatric hospitalization
* Assessment of student risk factors
* Development of an intervention and safety plan
* Consultation with student's support system
* Initiate emergency services when needed
Provides Diagnostic Assessments and Therapy.
Provides counseling support for complex and at-risk student
situations. These students either do not have the resources,
decline to accept other campus or community referrals, and or are
in need of ongoing social worker support to assist in symptom
management and adjustment issues. Supportive therapy is primarily
for students that have chronic stress or mental illness
20% Essential Duties
Clinical Social Worker recognized as an expert in developing and
evaluating departmental approaches and protocols for specialty
areas that typically involve multiple departments, including but
not limited to: Attention Deficit / Hyperactivity Disorder, Autism
Spectrum Disorder, Eating Disorders, Financial & Insurance Issues,
Gender Affirming Care etc.
30% Essential Duties
Provides complete case management and resource planning. Through
multidisciplinary collaboration, using both University and
community programs and resources, plans and coordinates an
individualized program to address the client's medical,
psychiatric, social, financial, and academic needs.
Interviews individual and other appropriate parties to determine:
The client's historical and current level of functioning; medical
and psychological needs; financial resources; academic history,
progress and goals; capacity to live independently; and client's
support system. Within this evaluation process creates and
maintains appropriate professional case files, develops
comprehensive service plans and continues to observe and evaluate
Counsels clients on available resources, barriers to continued
academic progress, independent living skills and other areas
involving defined problems or concerns; explains procedures, rights
Assists clients in identifying and obtaining basic services needed
for independent living; identifies and makes referrals to a variety
of university, public and community agencies providing academic
advice and services, legal advice, medical, housing, transportation
and other services; schedules client appointments; acts as a client
advocate in obtaining services.
Provides ongoing assessment of client adjustment to the university
environment throughout the academic year.
Manages assigned caseload; prepares narrative and statistical
reports, documents and correspondence regarding client status;
documents case files; prepares and serves legal documents;
testifies in court when required.
Interprets psychosocial implications of illness to medical
providers, academic service providers, and other campus support
services as appropriate.
10% Essential Duties
Document clinical services in Student Health electronic record.
Regularly meet with supervisor.
Attend Student Health and campus trainings as appropriate.
Attend Student Health staff meetings.
Participate on various departmental and interdepartmental
committees as appropriate.
Attend campus and community meetings as appropriate.
The University of California is vigilantly monitoring and acting in
accordance with all applicable public health directives related to
COVID-19. As a condition of employment, you will be required to
comply with the University of California SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19)
Vaccination Program Policy. All Covered Individuals under the
policy must provide proof of Full Vaccination or, if applicable,
submit a request for Exception (based on Medical Exemption,
Disability, and/or Religious Objection) or Deferral (based on
pregnancy) no later than the applicable deadline. New University of
California employees must (a) provide proof of receiving at least
one dose of a COVID-19 Vaccine no later than 14 calendar days after
their first date of employment and provide proof of Full
Vaccination no later than eight weeks after their first date of
employment; or (b) if applicable, submit a request for Exception or
Deferral no later than 14 calendar days after their first date of
employment. (Capitalized terms in this paragraph are defined in the
policy.) Federal, state, or local public health directives may
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