La Paz is a 134 bed Geropsych SNF with a Special Treatment Program to provide mental health services. This program is designated as an Institution for Mental Disease (IMD). POSITION OBJECTIVE The Social Worker provides general casework services to assigned clients and their families. This involves coordinating and collaborating with other services and agencies such as the Conservator's Office, Public Defender's Office, Child Protective Services, Probation Department and County Mental Health Services. QUALIFICATIONS One (1) year of direct service experience with mentally ill individuals in an inpatient or outpatient setting is required. A Masters Degree in Social Work from an accredited graduate school of Social Work and a registered intern with the BBS. A valid California Driver's License are also required. Necessary skills include the ability to work effectively as a member of a multidisciplinary team, a thorough understanding of client rights, an understanding of the conservatorship process and knowledge of basic medical and psychiatric terminology. Telecare Corporation is fully committed to a strong equal opportunity program . All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, age, genetic information, physical or mental disability status, creed, national origin, protected veteran status, sexual orientation or other basis protected by applicable antidiscrimination laws. EOE AA M/F/V/DisabilityTMJ Job Location Paramount, California, United States Position Type Part-Time
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