LifeLong Medical Care is searching for a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) to join the Medical Respite Program consists of 4 apartments with 15 bedrooms that surround a courtyard, and has a daily census of 27 individuals. The program provides integrated medical and care management services to homeless adults most of whom are recently discharged from hospital care. This is a short term (up to 45 days) respite facility providing 24/7 staff support. The Licensed Clinical Social Worker is an integral part of the care team and will be on site 40 hours per week/5 days a week.
LifeLong Medical Care is a Federally Qualified Health Center in Northern California with over 42 years of dedicated service to the community. LifeLong provides comprehensive, compassionate care to over 60,000 patients in socio-economically underserved regions of the East Bay Area. We provide medical, dental, behavioral health, and school-based services at 20 sites across Oakland, Berkeley and West Contra Costa County.
Our mission is to provide high-quality health and social services to underserved people of all ages; create models of care for the elderly, people with disabilities and families; and advocate for continuous improvements in the health of our communities.
We offer a competitive salary and excellent benefits: medical, dental, vision, Flexible Spending Accounts, dependent and domestic partner coverage, 403(b) retirement savings plan and loan repayment programs. LifeLong is a qualified site for federal and state loan repayment programs. Acceptance rate may vary year to year based on funding levels and number of applicants.
Under the direction of the Program Manager, the LCSW provides comprehensive social services to residents in the respite program. The essential job functions include:
Physical Demands and Work Environment
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand, walk, climb stairs, and sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms; talk and hear. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. The employee frequently works with a video display terminal for prolonged periods; vision abilities include close vision and ability to adjust focus.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works in inside and outside environmental conditions. The employee may be required to attend evening meetings, travel and work evenings or weekends on occasion. The noise level is usually quiet to moderate. Individual is subject to frequent interruptions.