LCSW – Medicare Assessment Specialist

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Community Research Foundation
July 7, 2021
1202 Morena BLVD, Suite100. San Diego, CA
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Lance McGill
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Medicare Assessment Specialist / LCSW Supervisor 

Program/Location: Douglas Young Clinic (Mira Mesa), Heartland (El Cajon), South Bay Guidance Ctr (Chula Vista)

Hours: 40 hours per week, Monday - Friday. This position will be providing services to 3 different programs within Community Research Foundation - 4 hours at Douglas Youth Wellness & Recovery Center (Mira Mesa area), 8 hours at Heartland Wellness & Recovery Center (El Cajon) and 8 hours at South Bay Guidance Center (Chula Vista) in addition to 20 hours per week providing supervision to ACSW staff within various CRF programs.

Must have a current and valid CA license as a Clinical Social Worker or Psychologist and meets all CA requirements to bill for Medicare services; must keep license current as a condition of employment

Program Overview:

Our adult outpatient programs provide a variety of intervention services to individuals in crisis. We serve individuals with serious mental illness and co-occurring substance abuse disorders. Our services include initial psychosocial assessments, psychiatric and medication evaluations, ongoing medication support services, limited individual and group counseling, supported housing, care coordination, case management, and linking clients with additional community-based supports.

Typical Duties of Licensed Clinical Social Worker / Medicare Provider

  • Conducts initial behavioral assessments of new clients, returning clients, and annual behavioral health assessments of existing clients, including clients with Medicare
  • Provides behavioral health services to clients and/or their families in individual, group, and family modalities
  • Assists clients in developing culturally appropriate, client directed service and crisis plans
  • Provides crisis intervention to clients/families as needed
  • Co-signs diagnosis, progress notes, service plans, or other documents as required
  • Supervises clinical staff and interns in accordance with regulatory board requirements; provides individual clinical supervision on site or via telephone
  • Participates in clinical staff meetings to offer group clinical supervision and consultation
  • Completes assessment documentation as needed to meet educational contract requirements; ensures that clinical associates perform within the limits of their experience and training
  • Keeps current and knowledgeable on professional licensing law changes affecting any discipline under his/her supervision. Disseminate information regarding legal and ethical issues
  • Meets with and consults with Director or designee regularly. Provides assistance and guidance to the Program Director and staff as needed on clinical issues and service delivery
  • Develops internship training program that includes facilitating training seminars, group and any assigned evidence-based practices supervision, and consultation during multi-disciplinary team meetings
  • Provides clinical trainings for CRF as authorized by the Training Committee or Executive Team

Qualifications/Skills Requirement

  • Master's degree (M.A. or M.S.) in Clinical Social Work
  • Current and valid CA license as a Clinical Social Worker with experience necessary to supervise Associate Clinical Social Workers
  • Must meet all California requirements to bill for Medicare services and must keep license current during employment
  • Experience and knowledge of County Health and Human Services requirements, including documentation
  • Supervises clinical staff and interns in accordance with regulatory board requirements; provides individual clinical supervision on site or via telephone
  • Current First Aid and CPR certification preferred
  • Reliable transportation is required to fulfill the essential functions of this position. A valid California driver's license and proof of insurance are required for employees driving personal vehicles on company business.
  • Must be able to pass criminal/background clearance

Benefits: CRF takes your dedication seriously and provides benefits to help you balance your work life and your personal life. For full-time staff (30 hours or more), we offer:

  • Excellent medical/dental/vision insurance
  • 19 days of Paid Time Off a year
  • Up to 11 paid holidays
  • Generous retirement benefits
  • Paid Life Insurance
  • Access to Student Loan Repayment/Forgiveness programs for graduates
  • Employee Assistance Program...and more!

Community Research Foundation (CRF) inspires and mentors the next generation of mental health professionals!

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer

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