Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) Position Available

San Francisco/ Hayes Valley Office

We are hiring a Licensed Clinical Social Worker to join our team! This position will primarily focus on providing substance abuse evaluations, addiction education, treatment planning and implementation, and monitoring for our patients presenting with addiction and psychiatric co-morbid conditions. This position also involves offering psychiatric assessment, psychoeducation, counseling, and case management to our general patient population and, as necessary, their families.

  • Job type: Full-time
  • Required education: Master’s
  • Required license or certification: LCSW

Qualifications:

  • Completed a Master’s Degree in social work and holds a current CA license. Entry level clinicians encouraged to apply.
  • Experience in the field of psychiatric, substance abuse, and/or community mental health services.
  • Clinical experience and comfort with providing evaluation, treatment planning and implementation, and monitoring for those with substance abuse and/or co-morbid conditions.
  • Proficient in DSM-V evaluation and diagnostics, case management, psychoeducation, and psychotherapy (e.g., Motivational Enhancement Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Dialectical Behavior Therapy).
  • A highly desireable candidate has significant experience using motivational enhancement with patients with substance use and mental health disorders to facilitate engagement in treatment.
  • Self-motivated and can work independently, while also being a flexible, collaborative, and committed member of our larger integrative treatment team.

Licensed Clinical Social Worker Job Description Details:

  • 40 hours per week, salaried position (comparable to salary at UCSF or similar setting).
  • Provide comprehensive outpatient psychiatric evaluations, psychoeducation, psychotherapy, and care coordination for individuals with a mood, anxiety, or co-occurring disorder/s.
  • Monitor progress based on treatment goals, including verification of substance abuse treatment letters and, as necessary, administering urine toxicology screens.
  • Research and coordinate residential treatment and work with residential program providers to arrange transition from/to Gateway outpatient care.
  • Identify and refer patient and/or families to community support groups to supplement substance misuse treatment.
  • Participate in biweekly consultation with Peter Forster, MD and monthly GPS Clinical Team Meetings, which include both case and topic presentations.
  • May occasionally provide direct service to our patients in other settings, such as outpatient clinics that provide alternative, collaborative care, or possibly in their home or an inpatient hospital setting as necessary.
  • Assist in research and quality improvement projects as requested.

If you are interested in this position, we hope you will email your curriculum vitae and any questions about the position to Kelsey Schraufnagel, PsyD at kschraufnagel@gatewaypsychiatric.com.