Venice Family Clinic is a community health center whose mission is “To provide quality primary health care to people in need.” Venice Family Clinic cares for over 28,000 low-income patients in over 120,000 visits annually who might otherwise go without critically needed health care services. Venice Family Clinic has eleven clinical sites with over 350 staff, 1,700 volunteers, and a budget of $50 million. We provide high quality, comprehensive primary and specialty health care, dental, mental health, substance use treatment and child development services to underserved individuals and families on the Westside of Los Angeles.
As our Clinical Social Worker, you will assist in the development and service delivery of the substance use program at the Venice Family Clinic. This includes providing clinical interventions using short term treatment with individuals, families and groups, as well as crisis intervention and assessment at the Venice Family Clinic. You will also supervise graduate students and work independently with consultation as needed.
Graduation with Master’s Degree from an accredited School of Social Work or Social Welfare
Possess state licensure as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker
Advanced Spanish communication skills.
Demonstrated work experience with young families, pregnant women and teens .
Skill at assessing psychological needs of indigent population
Demonstrated work experience in individual, family and group therapy
Excellent oral communication skills in order to communicate with providers, students, patients, agencies and volunteers
Ability to manage high volume practice
Working knowledge of California child abuse reporting laws
Effective interpersonal skills to diffuse patients who become agitated
Ability to work as part of multi-disciplinary team
Knowledge of community mental health and social services
Skill at developing treatment and case management plans
Working knowledge of diverse cultures and low income population, including the homeless
Ability to percept, supervise and evaluate MSW interns
Knowledge of HIPPA compliance for client/agency records according to established professional social standards
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.
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