Social Worker

  • Location
    Irvine, California
  • Job type
    Contract/Temporary
  • Category
    Medical & Science - Mental Health

Adecco Medical and Science is seeking a full-time Social Worker in Irvine, CA. This is a full-time contract to hire opportunity with a leading healthcare organization. This role is required to travel 90% of the time to perform home visits and 10% of time will be spent in office completing telephonic assessments.


Job Title: Social Worker-MSW or Geriatric Social Worker
Duration: 6-month contract to hire opportunity
Pay: DOE
Schedule: Monday-Friday, 8-5pm. 40 hours a week
Job Location: Irvine, CA-
This role will be expected to travel within Orange County and parts of LA. There is no exact radius however we group visits together to see more members in a day. For example, one day the social worker with see members in south orange county and on another day will see member in north orange county.

Responsibilities:


Perform home visits in the field approximately 90% of the time, 10% of time will be spent in office completing telephonic assessments
Support the mental and physical health care of patients on an assigned patient caseload
Closely coordinate care with the patient’s medical provider and, when appropriate, other mental health providers
Screen and assess patients for common mental health and substance abuse disorders
Facilitate patient engagement and follow - up care
Provide patient education about common mental health disorders and the available treatment options, provide brief behavioral interventions using evidence - based techniques such as behavioral activation, problem-solving treatment, motivational interviewing, or other treatments as appropriate
Provide or facilitate in - clinic or outside referrals to evidence - based psychosocial treatments (e.g. problem - solving treatment or behavioral activation) as clinically indicated
Facilitate referrals for clinically indicated services under the behavioral health benefit (e.g., social services such as housing assistance, vocational rehabilitation, mental health specialty care, substance abuse treatment)




Qualifications:

Master’s Degree in Psychology, Social Work, or related field
MSW or LCSW
1+ years of related work experience


If you are interested in this position please email your resume to Amber Helmuth at amber.helmuth@adeccona.com

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