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Company: Comprehensive Community Health Centers Inc.
Location: Glendale
Posted on: August 8, 2022

Job Description:


Provides evidence based screening and psychosocial assessment and brief intervention treatment as part of the clinic health care team. Provides clinical services, mental health prevention and case management for patients and families within a framework of patient centered care, integrating medical diagnosis, social determinants of health and emotional, mental, and substance use disorders.

Accurate assessment of mental health issues of patients referred by Clinic PCPs.
Direct clinical work with diverse patient population of all ages
Screen patients using evidence based screening tools and develop a person centered treatment plan with the patient.
Assess patient motivation to engage in substance use and/or mental health treatment and engage or refer accordingly
Provide short term clinical intervention designed to support patient's ability to meet his/her goals
Provide mental health prevention services for patients who are identified as at risk for mental illness and emotional distress
Provide case management services, as needed
Document all assessments, interventions and treatment plans appropriately and according to departmental, clinic and payer guidelines.
Contribute to a team approach promoting and supporting integration between Primary Care and Behavioral Health. Participate in multi-disciplinary health care teams, representing clinical social work perspective.
Develop and maintain individual records of patient progress and participation in treatment
Maintain working knowledge and relationship with community resources and work with a network of community based providers.
Participate in regular supervisory conferences; keep current with social work and health care developments and seek to enhance job related developments.
If eligible, may be asked to supervise social work graduate interns
Perform other duties assigned by CCHC Director of Social Work and Behavioral Health Services

Master's degree in social work from an accredited university; two years post master's preferred
Registered with BBS and working towards licensure
Solid knowledge of clinical practice, with an emphasis on mental health and substance abuse and co-occurring disorders.
Excellent assessment and brief intervention skills.
Ability to work effectively and autonomously in a self- directed role, as well as collaboratively and under supervision.
Knowledge of social service procedures, policies and resources
Ability to communicate clearly with staff, clients, peers and supervisors
Flexibility, ability to multi task and prioritize in a fast paced primary health care environment serving a diverse population and age group.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Ability to work with electronic medical record systems.
Display genuine respect for others and acceptance of social, religious, sexual, and cultural preferences.
Bilingual Spanish or Armenian strongly preferred.
Ability to find solutions when barriers are identified.
Strong documentation skills.
Ability to multi-task and prioritize when needed.
Ability to independently seek out resources and work collaboratively.
Ability to read, understand and follow oral and written instructions.
Experience and work ethics that supports working within a high functioning, team-oriented environment.
Demonstrates a willingness and ability to work under supervision.
Ability to develop and maintain good working relationships with staff.
Ability to use computer and learn new software programs.
Excellent interpersonal skills reflecting clarity and diplomacy and the ability to communicate accurately and effectively with all levels of staff and management.
Demonstrates ability to work in a regulatory climate that includes oversight of state and federal entities, payer contracts etc.
Possesses ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing.
Possesses genuine respect for others and acceptance of their individual social and cultural traits.
Proficient knowledge of Microsoft Outlook.
Able to travel and attend professional meetings, conferences, trainings and clinic sites.
Demonstrate flexibility, enthusiasm, and willingness to cooperate while working with others in multi-disciplinary teams.
Performs other related duties as assigned.

Position requires prolonged sitting at a computer, some bending, lifting, stooping and stretching. Good eye-hand coordination and manual dexterity sufficient to operate a computer keyboard, photocopy machine, telephone, and other office equipment is also required. Employee must have normal range of hearing and eyesight.

NOTE: The essential job functions for this position include, but may not be limited to those listed in this job description. Employees hired for this position must be able to perform the essential functions of this job without imposing significant risk of substantial harm to the health or safety of themselves or others


Keywords: Comprehensive Community Health Centers Inc., Glendale , ACSW, Other , Glendale, Arizona

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