Salary: $82,285.20 - $96,829.20 Annually USD
DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH SERVICES
FIRST FILING DATE: 5/26/17 AT 8:00 A.M., PST
Until the needs of the services are met and is subject to closure without prior notice.
EXAM NUMBER: Y9014A
TYPE OF RECRUITMENT:
Open competitive Job Opportunity
Supervises the work of a small group of professional social work and support staff in providing clinical social work services for ambulatory patients and their families in a community ambulatory health care setting.
Essential Job Functions
Plans, directs, assigns, and evaluates the work of professional social workers and support staff.
Participates in the formulation of clinic policies and procedures and in the implementation of new programs and services pertaining to clinical social work services in the ambulatory facility through coordination with administration and other disciplines.
Conducts orientation, in-service training and continuing staff development of professional social work staff.
Provides consultation to professional social work staff, staff in other disciplines, and public and private agency personnel regarding clinical social work policies, procedures, case management and techniques.
Speaks before and acts as a liaison with community groups, agencies and organizations regarding availability of services and programs, community resources and social work objectives.
Provides direct social work services to facility patients including referrals, individual, family and group counseling and therapy to address issues such as marital and family conflict, mental retardation, Sudden Infant Death Syndrome, psychosomatic illness, suspected child abuse and venereal disease.
Prepares correspondence, budget requests, and annual reports on behalf of the unit. Maintains statistics pertaining to research and program evaluation.
A Master's Degree in Social Work from a graduate school accredited by the Council on Social Work Education followed by three years' professional social work experience, one year of which must have been in a medical setting*.
A valid and active license as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker issued by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences.
A valid California Class C Driver License or the ability to utilize an alternative method of transportation when needed to carry out job-related essential functions.
PHYSICAL CLASS II: Light: Light physical effort which may include occasional light lifting to a 10 pound limit, and some bending, stooping or squatting. Considerable walking may be involved.
SPECIAL REQUIREMENT INFORMATION:
*Medical setting includes a hospital, outpatient clinic, psychiatric inpatient and outpatient facility, community health agency, skilled nursing facility, long-term care facility, or hospice where professional services are administered.
In order to receive credit for the required degree under the Minimum Requirements, you must include a legible copy of the official diploma, official transcripts, or official letter from the accredited institution which shows the area of specialization with your application at the time of filing or fax it to (323) 869-0942 within 15 calendar days from filing online.
Applicant must attach a legible photocopy of their valid and active license as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker issued by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences with your application at the time of filing or within 15 calendar days from filing online.
The required license MUST be current and unrestricted; a conditional, provisional, probationary, or restricted licenses and/or certificates will NOT be accepted.
This examination will consist of an evaluation of training and experience based upon application information weighted 100%.
Candidates must achieve a passing score of 70% or higher on this examination in order to be added to the eligible register.
Applications will be processed on an "as received" basis and those receiving a passing score will be promulgated to the eligible register accordingly.
The names of candidates receiving a passing grade in the examination will be placed on the eligible register in the order of their score group for a period of twelve (12) months following the date of promulgation.
NO PERSON MAY COMPETE IN THIS EXAMINATION MORE THAN ONCE EVERY TWELVE (12) MONTHS.
Appointees may be required to work any shift including evening, nights, weekends, and holidays.
AVAILABLE SHIFT: Any
The eligible register for this examination wil be used to fill vacancies throughout the Department of Health Services as they occur.
APPLICATION AND FILING INFORMATION
APPLICATIONS MUST BE FILED ONLINE ONLY. APPLICATIONS SUBMITTED BY U.S. MAIL, FAX OR IN PERSON WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED.
Apply online by clicking on the green button at the right of this posting. You can also track the status of your application using this website.
All information is subject to verification. We may reject your application at any time during the examination and hiring process, including after appointment has been made. Falsification of any information may result in disqualification or rescission of appointment.
Utilizing VERBIAGE from Class Specification and Minimum Requirements serving as your description of duties WILL NOT be sufficient to demonstrate that you meet the requirements. Doing so may result in an INCOMPLETE APPLICATION AND YOU MAY BE disqualified.
This examination may remain open until the needs of the service are met. Application filing may be suspended at any time with or without advance notice.
Fill out your application completely. The acceptance of your application depends on whether you have clearly shown that you meet the REQUIREMENTS. Provide any relevant education, training, and experience in the spaces provided so we can evaluate your qualifications for the job. For each job held, give the name and address of your employer, your job title, beginning and ending dates, number of hours worked per week, description of work performed, and salary earned. If your application is incomplete, it will be rejected.
Applications electronically received after 5:00 p.m., P.S.T., on the last date of filing will not be accepted.
NOTE: If you are unable to attach required documents, you must fax them to (323) 869-0942 or e-mail the documents to the exam analyst, within 15 calendar days of filing online. Please include the exam number and the exam title.
SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBER:
Please include your Social Security Number for record control purposes. Federal law requires that all employed persons have a Social Security Number.
COMPUTER AND INTERNET ACCESS AT PUBLIC LIBRARIES:
For candidates who may not have regular access to a computer or the internet, applications can be completed on computers at public libraries throughout Los Angeles County.
NO SHARING OF USER ID AND PASSWORD:
All applicants must file their application online using their own user ID and password. Using a family member's or friend's user ID and password may erase a candidate's original application record.
Meri Snkhchyan, Exam Analyst
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