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Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Per Diem, Jail Services (CLIN LIC SOCIAL WORKER PD)

University of California- Davis Health
United States, California, Sacramento
April 01, 2024

The role of this position is to provide clinical social work evaluations, counseling, monitoring of medication side effects under the direction of a Psychiatrist, case management, and the implementation of W & I
5150. Also included are pre-release planning, crisis intervention, and the maintenance of an ongoing caseload, documentation, triage, consultation, training, education and referral.

Apply By Date

5/15/2024; Interviews and recruiting process may occur at any time

Minimum Qualifications

  • Master's Degree from an accredited School of Social Work
  • Possession of a CA Clinical Social Worker License (LCSW), active and unrestricted
  • Clinical work experience in a social service or healthcare setting (case management or social worker)
  • Proven ability to manage conflict
  • Experience taking psychosocial history and case management evaluations, including interview techniques, suicide assessments, and forensic designations
  • Knowledge and skills in the areas of individual, group, and family therapy
  • Basic understanding of community resources
  • Demonstrated awareness of, and sensitivity to, dealings with cultural and socioeconomic diversity
  • Knowledge of child, elder abuse, and domestic violence reporting requirements, and other significant legislation and laws regulating social work practice such as Tarasoff and patient confidentiality

Preferred Qualifications

  • Social Work experience in a jail or correctional setting highly preferred
  • Knowledge of criminal justice system, state hospital system, forensic mental health networks, Probation, Parole, and Department of Corrections highly preferred

Department Description

Jail Psychiatric Services (JPS) is a satellite contract program of the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences. The program provides traditional inpatient and outpatient mental health services to inmates incarcerated inside the two Sacramento County jails located at 651 I Street in downtown Sacramento and Rio Cosumnes Correctional Center (RCCC) in Elk Grove.

Position Information

* Salary or Pay Range: $63.10

* Salary Frequency: Hourly

* Salary Grade: 149


* Number of Positions: 2

* Appointment Type: Per Diem

* Percentage of Time: .20

* Shift Hours: Variable

* Location: Sacramento County Jail, Rio Cosumnes Correctional Center (RCCC)

* Union Representation: HX

* Benefits Eligible: No

* Hybrid/Remote/On-Site: On-site

Physical Demands and Work Environment

Ability to work in a highly stressful jail custody setting, with incarcerated inmates which may present hazardous conditions, including working in a potentially crowded, malodorous, and noisy environment, of a highly restrictive and confining nature. Must be in good physical health, hear and speak well. Willingness to work under an institutional "No Hostage Policy." Ability to pass and maintain the Sacramento Sheriff Department's Security Clearance. Willingness and ability to work flexible hours, including holidays and weekends, as scheduled and assigned. This position may be subject to a criminal background investigation, drug screen, Live Scan fingerprinting, medical evaluation clearance, and functional capacity assessment.

Special Requirements

  • This position is a critical position and subject to a background check and drug screen. Employment is contingent upon successful completion of background investigation including criminal history, identity checks and drug screen.
  • As a condition of employment, you will be required to comply with the University of California , as may be amended or revised from time to time. Federal, state, or local public health directives may impose additional requirements.


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At UC Davis, we're solving life's most urgent challenges to bring a fuller, healthier, and more resilient world within reach. We grow from every challenge we take on and we don't just maintain - we improve. We recognize that creating an inclusive and intellectually vibrant organization means understanding and valuing both our individual differences and our common ground. The most comprehensive solutions come from the most diverse minds, and you belong here. As you consider joining UC Davis, please explore our , our and for research and education, and our latest efforts to . The University of California, Davis is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status.

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