Job Description

Payroll Title:
CLIN SOCIAL WORKER 1 NEX
Department:
Eating Disorder Clinic
Salary Range
Commensurate with Experience
Worksite:
Chancellor Park
Appointment Type:
Career
Appointment Percent:
100%
Union:
HX Contract
Total Openings:
1
Work Schedule:
Days, 8 hrs/day, Monday-Friday

As a federally-funded institution, UC San Diego Health maintains a marijuana and drug free campus. New employees are subject to drug screening.

#112328 Clinical Social Worker - Eating Disorder Clinic

Filing Deadline: Tue 10/26/2021

For the safety and well-being of the entire university community, the University of California requires, with few exceptions, that all students, faculty and staff be vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus before they will be allowed on campus or in a facility or office. For more information visit: https://ucnet.universityofcalifornia.edu/news/2021/10/flu-vaccination-requirement-for-uc-students,-faculty-and-staff-issued-for-2021-2022.html

UCSD Layoff from Career Appointment: Apply by 10/14/2021 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor.

Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 10/26/2021. Eligible Special Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for assistance.

DESCRIPTION

Under supervision, the Clinical Social Worker will work as Eating Disorder Clinical Social Worker, providing individual and group psychotherapy to patients in the UC San Diego Health Eating Disorder Adult Program. The incumbent will be providing weekly therapy sessions, management of the patient milieu, and coordinating care with other team members and outside treatment providers under the supervision of a licensed clinician. Other duties include: administering assessments to patients, attending weekly trainings and workshops, reporting on patient’s progress in weekly treatment team meetings, and providing work direction to nurses in our Eating Disorder Program.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • A Master's Degree from an accredited school of social work; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • Training and/or experience in Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT) or Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT).

  • One (1) year of experience in psychology, social work, or related field.

  • Provision of services (clinical or research) to individuals with psychiatric diagnoses.

  • Experience working directly with individuals diagnosed with an eating disorder, OR experience working in an IOP, PHP, residential, or inpatient program.

  • Demonstrated working knowledge of the most current DSM categories and differential diagnosis.

  • Thorough knowledge and skill in problem-focused psychotherapeutic approaches.

  • Ability to form constructive working relationships with eating disorder patients.

  • Ability to provide phone coaching to patients (i.e. be available by phone to assist patients in applying skills to prevent behaviors).

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Training and experience in Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT).
  • Experience in providing meal support to patients.
  • Experience in providing professional services to individuals with eating disorders.
  • Experience working directly with patients in a Day Treatment or Residential program.

SPECIAL CONDITIONS

  • Flexible to work variable hours and locations based on business needs, including Saturdays from 9am to 3:30pm.
  • Employment is subject to a criminal background check and pre-employment physical.

Job offer is contingent on successful engagement in the UC COVID-19 Vaccination program (fully vaccinated with documented proof or approved exception/deferral).

UC San Diego Health is the only academic health system in the San Diego region, providing leading-edge care in patient care, biomedical research, education, and community service. Our facilities include two university hospitals, a National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center, Shiley Eye Institute, Sulpizio Cardiovascular Center, and several outpatient clinics. UC San Diego Medical Center in Hillcrest is a designated Level I Trauma Center and has the only Burn Center in the county. We invite you to join our dynamic team!

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Application Instructions

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