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Social Worker LICSW Required (Location Tacoma, .5)Location: Tacoma, WA Additional Locations:
Job Number: 761131 Date posted: 01/02/2019
THIS POSTING IS FOR A LICENSED INDEPENDENT CLINICAL SOCIAL WORKER (LICSW) TO PROVIDE A WIDE RANGE OF INTEGRATED BEHAVIORAL HEALTH SERVICES AS A CORE MEMBER OF THE PRIMARY, SPECIALTY AND URGENT CARE CLINIC AT THE TACOMA SPECIALTY MEDICAL CENTER. LICSWS AT KAISER PERMANENTE WASHINGTON HAVE A KEY ROLE IN SUPPORTING MEDICAL TEAMS IN DELIVERING EVIDENCED-BASED WELLNESS AND LIFESTYLE MANAGEMENT INTERVENTIONS TO POPULATIONS ACROSS THE LIFESPAN. THE LICSW IS RESPONSIBLE FOR PROVIDING PSYCHOSOCIAL ASSESSMENTS, DIAGNOSIS OF MENTAL HEALTH CONDITIONS, BRIEF INTERVENTIONS AND SHORT TERM COUNSELING AROUND SUBSTANCE USE DISORDERS AND BEHAVIORAL HEALTH CONCERNS. THE LICSW COLLABORATES AND CONSULTS WITH THE TEAM AND PATIENT TO ESTABLISH PATIENT CENTERED PLAN OF CARE. THE IDEAL CANDIDATE WILL BRING A STRONG BEHAVIORAL AND SOCIOECOLOGICAL LENS TO PATIENT CARE, AND HAVE DEMONSTRATED SUCCESS AS PART OF A HIGHLY ADAPTABLE, INTEGRATED HEALTHCARE TEAM.
External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with federal and state laws, as well as applicable local ordinances, including but not limited to the San Francisco and Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinances.
About Behavioral Health, Social Services & Spiritual Care Careers
Behavioral Health, Social Services & Spiritual Care Careers
Backed by a committed interdisciplinary team of health care professionals, you'll provide high-quality treatment for patients with behavioral health and/or bio-psychological concerns, including those in psychological crisis.
With the strength of our network at your fingertips, you'll be sure your patients receive prompt, appropriate referrals across our organization with no barriers to the continuity of care. Opportunities and specialty settings range from substance abuse to social work and autism to eating disorders.
- Alcohol and Substance Abuse Counselors
- Case Managers
- Clinical Psychologists
- Clinical Social Workers
- Health Educators
- Marriage and Family Therapists
- Medical Social Workers
- Psychiatric Social Workers
- Addiction Medicine/Chemical Dependency
- Chronic Pain Management
- Eating Disorders
- Employee Assistance
- Help Line/Psychiatric Call Center
- Home Health
- Medical Social Work
- Palliative Care
- Psychiatric Emergency Team (PET)
- Psychiatry (Adult, Adolescent & Child)
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