POSITION AVAILABLE MEDICAL SOCIAL WORKER -- Lyon-Martin Health Services

Lyon-Martin is a non-profit community clinic in San Francisco that provides primary care and behavioral health services in an integrated model to over 2,500 women, lesbian and transgender patients annually.  We have a diverse patient population and an engaging and friendly work environment.  Our caring and committed staff work as a team to fulfill our mission so that all of our patients have access to comprehensive, quality health care.  We are looking for intelligent, dynamic individuals to join our team.  The ideal candidates understand that offering patients a professional setting where they are treated with dignity, respect and compassion isn’t just an ideal; it is the way and reason that we run our organization.

Position Summary

The Medical Social Worker is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker who acts as a clinical leader by providing quality mental health and case management interventions to Lyon-Martin patients receiving primary care in an integrated model. Emphasis will be placed on patients with at least one chronic illness and/or mental health issue compounded by psychosocial stressors, those who are HIV+ and/or homeless, and those at risk for becoming HIV+ and/or homeless. The ideal candidate helps to improve the health and well-being of our patients, promotes team functioning and upholds and imbues in others a commitment to addressing racism, and gender and sexual discrimination within the organization and our clinical practice.

Work Schedule/Salary

The work schedule is Monday – Friday, 40 hours per week, with some evening hours required.  Salary commensurate with experience.

Education/Experience:

§         Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) with valid California State License and Registration
(we cannot currently consider unlicensed candidates or MFTs)
§         Completion of clinical supervision training preferred
§         Experience working in a medical setting preferred.
§         Experience working with homeless, mentally ill, HIV+ and substance using patients.
§         Experience working with populations with varying ethnic and cultural backgrounds and economic status.
§         Experience working with lesbian, bisexual and transgender/gender-variant patients.

Personal Characteristics, Skills and Abilities:

§         Fluent in Spanish
§         Ability to work in a small, fast-paced non-profit clinic
§         Commitment to the mission of Lyon-Martin and to community-based primary care
§         Excellent communication and interpersonal skills and problem-solving abilities
§         Ability to manage and de-escalate crisis situations
§         Ability to work independently and as part of a team
§         Flexibility for working in a small, fast-paced non-profit clinic

Fax, mail or e-mail cover letter, resume, and salary requirements to:
Social Worker Job Search
Lyon-Martin Health Services
1748 Market Street, Suite 201
San Francisco, CA 94102
www.lyon-martin.org
Fax: 415 252-7490
e-mail: dawn@lyon-martin.org
(no telephone inquiries accepted)

Lyon-Martin is an equal opportunity employer.  People of color, women, transgender people, lesbians and people living with HIV/AIDS are encouraged to apply.