Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Outpatient Psychiatry

Sutter Health in Allied Health

Job Description

Position Overview:

The Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) provides bio-psychosocial assessment, crisis intervention and linkage with resources for patients, their families and significant others. Provides consultation and training on psychosocial aspects of care as a member of the interdisciplinary treatment team and serves as a liaison to community programs.  In addition to providing evidence-based psychosocial therapies to patients with psychiatric disorders, this social worker conducts individual, group and family therapy sessions, completes initial assessments, formulates treatment plans in a timely manner; promotes progress toward goals, provides re-evaluations as needed and facilitates urgent triage. This role has the flexibility to be a 4-day work week. 



  • Masters Degree from a program accredited by the Council on Social Work Education
  • Current California LCSW License
  • Valid California Drivers License
  • Previous experience in community based health care
  • Experience developing care plan
  • Experience working as a member of multi-disciplinary team
  • Exprience in in-home and telephone patient case management, knowledge of health related information, education,resource and referral services


Organization:Palo Alto Medical Foundation
Employee Status: Regular
Benefits: Yes
Position Status: Exempt
Union: No
Job Shift: Day
Shift Hours:8-12 Hour Shift
Days of the Week Scheduled:Monday-Friday
Weekend Requirements: None
Schedule: Full Time
Hrs Per 2wk Pay Period:80
Applications Accepted:All Applications Accepted

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