Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Job Locations US-CA-Anaheim
Posted Date 3 months ago(11/3/2021 10:00 PM)
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Patient Services - Behavioral Health OHS


Planned Parenthood of Orange and San Bernardino Counties has a full time opportunity for a Licensed Clinical Social Worker to join our team. This is an opportunity for an experienced and motivated individual who would like to participate in an innovative program to better meet the needs of our adult (ages 19-55) primary care patient population.  Patients will be referred to the LCSW by our primary care clinicians as part of an integrated model of care.


At PPOSBC, we understand the importance of a well-rounded benefits program and are dedicated to providing you with unique benefits that meet the needs of you and your family. We are proud to offer a range of plans that help protect you in the case of illness or injury including:

  • A competitive benefits package including medical, dental, and vision coverage for you and eligible dependents, life insurance, and long term disability. 
  • Benefits coverage starts after one full month of employment!
  • Generous vacation, sick, and holiday benefits!
  • Generous 401(k) matching contributions and more!

To view our detailed benefits guide and learn more about us, please visit our career site at


Essential Functions:  Essential functions encompass the required tasks, duties and responsibilities performed as part of the job and the reason the job exists.

  • Provide expert behavioral care for PPOSBC patients, as an appropriately licensed and credentialed provider. 
  • Conduct initial assessment of patients by eliciting and interpreting the psychological and social meaning of complaints
  • Provide timely and appropriate diagnosis, treatment planning, and intervention.
  • Effectively communicate information to patient and clinical staff and provide high customer/patient satisfaction.
  • Complete appropriate and timely documentation of clinical encounters.
  • Render immediate guidance & therapy for patients in crisis.
  • Provide referrals as needed for patients with behavioral health needs that fall outside of the scope of care provided at PPOSBC.
  • Prepare reports and letters; call, write and visit (with patient permission) social agencies, other health care providers, schools, relatives, and/or friends to obtain pertinent information.
  • Provide clinical consultation in an integrated health care environment regarding mental health care, treatment options, sociocultural determinants, and community resources.
  • Provide telephone and telehealth assessment, counseling, resource information, and referrals.
  • Collaborate with the referring/rendering health care provider on the development of a comprehensive treatment and follow up plan.
  • Provide ongoing care and follow up as appropriate with patients to ensure ongoing wellbeing.
  • Provide assessment of the quality and functioning of the online behavioral health program.
  • Comply with organizational, departmental, state/federal guidelines & all regulatory agency policies and procedures.
  • Adhere to all mandated guidelines for clinical care.



To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Licensure and/or Certification Requirements:

  • Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), in good standing, in the State of California.
  • Must be currently enrolled as a Medi-Cal provider.

Minimum Education:

  • Master's Degree in Social Work (MSW) from an accredited school of social work.

Minimum Work Experience:

  • Minimum three (3) years of clinical experience in a medical group, affiliated model, hospital or medical office/clinic setting required.
  • Experience working in a telehealth and/or primary care environment strongly preferred.
  • Three (3) years' experience in case management highly desirable.

Other Requirements:

  • Strong commitment to the mission, policies, goals and philosophy of Planned Parenthood, including support for the full range of reproductive options.
  • Ability to efficiently manage a full caseload of patients
  • Applicants already credentialed with Cal Optima or IEHP Health Plans strongly preferred.
  • Experience working with the LGBTQ community, survivors of trauma/sexual assault, and people with substance use disorders strongly preferred.

Language Requirements/Preference:

  • Bilingual (reading, writing, speaking) English/Spanish, English/Vietnamese, or English/Farsi preferred.

Other Requirements:

  • This position may require travel to different locations; if using a personal vehicle to meet this requirement, a valid CA driver’s license and current auto insurance in compliance with the minimum requirements of CA vehicle code are required.

All employees are required to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 unless a reasonable accommodation is approved for a medical/disability or religious exemption.


Planned Parenthood/Orange and San Bernardino Counties is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ancestry, national origin, religion, creed, equal pay, age, disability, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, military, veteran status or any other federal or state protected class. We are committed to building and maintaining an inclusive workplace that values diversity, equity, and inclusion.


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