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Company: TrueCare
Location: San Marcos
Posted on: March 18, 2023

Job Description:



Position Summary

The Lead LCSW is responsible for providing professional behavioral health services to all patients, ensuring that clinical procedures are continually and systematically followed. The Lead LCSW is also responsible for collaborating with other clinicians to assess the psychological/psychiatric/psychosocial/medical needs of all patients in the clinic setting and functioning as a consultant, facilitator, educator and resource person to clinical staff.

Essential Functions

  • Provide clinical supervision and administrative oversight of designated providers.
  • Serve as a member of the cross-functional team of providers, supervising providers, on the assessment, management and treatment of complicated cases, chart review, co-signing and case conferences. Also providing medical team, primary care team with consultation on all BH cases.
  • Make suggestions for improvements in clinic flow, patient scheduling and service delivery, and collaborate professionally with interdisciplinary team members, including providers, health partners, medical assistants, nurses and case managers.
  • Review patient records and complete peer review and other chart reviews, as requested.
  • Serve as an educator and resource to other clinicians on behavioral health matters.
  • Provide comprehensive behavioral health care to all patients of TrueCare.
  • Provide routine, acute, urgent, preventive, curative, and rehabilitative behavioral healthcare within the approved skills profile and/or scope of practice.
  • Screen and monitor the management of stabilized chronic conditions in asymptomatic and well patients.
  • Evaluate patients and determine the need for psychiatric or primary medical care is indicated.
  • Interpret clinical findings and test results, and implement treatment plans accordingly.
  • Initiate appropriate interventions and treatments.
  • Provide advice and education for patients, and parents when indicated, regarding appropriate preparation for predictable behavioral challenges.
  • Complete timely and appropriate documentation in the Electronic Health Record (EHR) system, including but not limited to, progress notes, evaluation notes and other related information.
  • Maintain productivity standards within 10% of the practice goal and/or as required.
  • Participate in quality improvement/assurance activities; ensure that all TrueCare BH driven processes and standards of care are being followed and are fully implemented.
  • Promote attitudes, environments and operational systems directed toward patient satisfaction.
  • Assist Director of IBH, Health Center Manager and Lead Clinician in evaluating support staff and in providing guidance and coaching to develop individual staff members as well as units to reach their highest potential.
  • Attend continuing education programs and provide evidence of necessary education completion to upgrade clinical skills and maintain licensing requirements.
    Job Requirements
    • Doctor of Philosophy/Psychology (Ph.D/Psy.D.) degree from an accredited university or a Master of Social Work (MSW) degree.
    • Current CA LCSW License.
    • At least three (3) years of clinical practice experience, including working as a member of an interdisciplinary team.
    • A general understanding of trauma-informed care approaches and therapies, Adverse Childhood Experiences and their impact on brain development, suicide prevention and acute crisis assessment/intervention.
    • Computer proficiency, particularly with Electronic Health/Medical Record systems and the Microsoft Office suite, including Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
      Nice to Have
      • Bilingual in English and Spanish (may be required at some clinics).
      • Familiarity or work experience in integrated behavioral health models.
        • Current Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) issued by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences.
        • Valid California Driver's License, proof of insurance and clean driving record.
          • Current Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification for Healthcare Providers
            TrueCare requires employees to be vaccinated as a condition of employment, subject to accommodation obligations.

            At Truecare, we put your health first. Our compassionate team understands your needs and provides a heartfelt welcome to each and every person who walks through our doors.

            Visit to learn more! Health Inside. Come in! Salud Adentro. Bienvenido!

            TrueCare is committed to a policy of Equal Employment Opportunity and will not discriminate against an applicant or employee on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, age, physical or mental disability, veteran or military status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

            In the spirit of pay transparency, we are excited to share the base salary range for this position. This position is also eligible for our annual incentive program bonus. If you are hired at TrueCare, your final base salary (within the pay range), will be determined based on factors such as education, knowledge, skills, and experience. In addition to those factors, we believe in the importance of pay equity and consider the internal equity of our current team members when determining any final offer. Please keep in mind that the range mentioned above is the full base salary range for the role. Hiring at the maximum of the range would not be typical in order to allow for future and continued salary growth. We also offer generous benefits and retirement plans.

Keywords: TrueCare, San Marcos , Lead LCSW, Other , San Marcos, California

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