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2930 Psychiatric Social Worker

Recruitment #CBT-2930-059060 Department: Analyst: Date Opened: Filing Deadline: Salary: Job Type: Employment Type:
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Public Health Lillian Louie 6/8/2012 8:00:00 AM 6/22/2012 5:00:00 PM $68,640.00 - $83,408.00/year CBT Discrete Full-Time



Under general supervision, the Psychiatric Social Worker provides clients with mental health services. Essential functions includes: assesses prospective clients and their significant others/families for psychiatric services; advises clients about confidentiality and scope of services; authorizes services; develops and coordinates treatment plans to determine effective use of rehabilitative mental health services; analyzes data to determine the appropriateness off referral and makes recommendations for the disposition of each case; complies and maintains client records to ensure proper compliance with legal provisions and expedite the intake process; establishes and maintains professional relationships with other service providers; develops and implements comprehensive treatment plans; provides individual, group family psychotherapy, crisis interventions, outreach services, culturally competent interventions, case management and rehabilitation to clients; refers clients to appropriate community services; advocates for accessibility and improved services for individual clients/groups; participates and contributes to Quality Management activities; may supervise support staff; and performs related duties as required.

Possession of a valid Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) license issued by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences (BBS) OR Current registration as an Associate Social Worker (ASW) with the California Board of Behavioral Sciences (BBS)

HOW TO APPLY: City and County of San Francisco employment applications may be filed online only.

Click on Apply and read and acknowledge the information Click on I am a New User or I have previously applied Follow instructions given on the screen

If you have any questions regarding this recruitment or application process, please contact the exam analyst Lillian Louie at or via phone (415) 206-5417. Computer kiosks are located in the lobby of the Department of Human Resources, 1 South Van Ness Avenue, 4th Floor, San Francisco, for use by the public. The hours of operation are from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Applicants may be contacted by email about this announcement and, therefore, it is their responsibility to ensure that their registered email address is accurate and kept up-to-date. Also, applicants must ensure that email from CCSF is not blocked on their computer by a spam filter. To prevent blocking, applicants should set up their email to accept CCSF mail from the following addresses (,,,,,,,

Applicants will receive a confirmation email that their online application has been received in response to every announcement for which they file. Applicants should retain this confirmation email for their records. Failure to receive this email means that the online application was not submitted or received.

All work experience, education, training and other information substantiating how you meet the minimum qualifications must be included on your application by the filing deadline. Information submitted after the filing deadline will not be considered in determining whether you meet the minimum qualifications.

Applications completed improperly may be cause for ineligibility, disqualification or may lead to lower scores. VERIFICATION OF LICENSE/REGISTRATION Verification of all required registration (ASW) and license (LCSW) needed to qualify is required at the time of filing. Failure to submit the required verification may result in rejection of application. Applicants may submit verification documentation by: 1. Uploading the documents through JobAps; OR 2. Sending the documents via U.S. postal mail to: DPH - Merit Systems Division 2789 25th Street, 3rd Floor, San Francisco, CA 94110, Attn: 2930 Psychiatric Social Worker Exam; OR 3. Hand delivering the documents to the DPH - Merit Systems Division at the above address; OR 4. Faxing the information to (415) 206-5383, ATTN: 2930 Exam Please include a Document Cover Sheet to assist in identifying the class for which you are applying when submitting verification documents separate from the online application. The Cover Sheet may be found at Select Print a Document Cover Sheet under Choose a Help Topic. The Department of Public Health, Merit Systems Division will not be able to process the application without receiving the required verification documentation. SELECTION PROCEDURES: Training and Experience Evaluation: The training and experience of candidates who meet the minimum qualifications will be evaluated to measure their relative knowledge, ability, and skill level in one or more of the following job related areas as appropriate. These areas may include, but not be limited to: knowledge of pertinent laws and regulations; decision making ability; knowledge of the principles of psychiatric case managements; knowledge of clinical methods; knowledge of appropriate resources; self-protection/assessment skills; written communication skills; oral communication skills; and knowledge of basic personnel policy and practices. WEIGHT: 100%

The Rule of Three Scores will be the certification rule used for this eligible list. The names of qualified candidates will be placed on the eligible list in rank order according to the final score.

NOTES: 1. 2. 3. 4. Departments may utilize additional selection procedures to make final hiring decisions. Valid licensure must be kept current throughout length of employment. Failure to demonstrate/show proof of possession of required valid licensure may result in dismissal and/or termination of employment. Information regarding licensure/registration for the LCSW/ACW may be obtained from the Board of Behavioral Sciences at Employees must maintain valid licensure as a condition of employment. In addition, eligibles who are not fully licensed (ASW) may be required to complete full licensing within a specific and defined time period upon employment. Employees who fail to maintain licensure or complete requirements for full licensure as a condition of employment may be subject to termination. Certain positions may have additional requirements regarding qualifications and/or experience. Such requirements can be, but are not limited to: part time schedules; rotating shifts; evening/night, weekends, and/or holiday work; designated male or female only; African American or Gay/Lesbian Health Specialist Certification or eligibility; valid California Drivers License; or additional verifiable experience in a specialty area. Some positions may require bilingual fluency in a variety of languages depending upon the dept's bilingual needs. Only those eligibles who pass the bilingual proficiency test will be considered for bilingual positions. Applicants must indicate on the application form the language(s) in which they claim proficiency. Qualified candidates with disabilities requiring reasonable accommodation for this examination process MUST contact the examination analyst by phone at 206-5417 (Voice) or, if hearing impaired, 775-9484 (TDD), or in writing at the filing address listed above (specify Class 2930) as soon as possible. The duration of the eligible list resulting from this examination process will be six (6) months, and may be extended with the approval of the Human Resources Director. Http:// Prior to appointment, at the Departments expense, applicants may be required to take a TB screening test, and a medical examination.




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10. General Information concerning City and County of San Francisco Employment Policies and Procedures: Important Employment Information for the City and County of San Francisco can be obtained at or hard copy at 1 South Van Ness Avenue, 4th Floor. 11. Terms of Announcement: Applicants must be guided solely by the provisions of this announcement, including requirements, time periods and other particulars, except when superseded by federal, state or local laws, rules or regulations. Clerical errors may be corrected by the posting the correction on the Department of Human Resources website at 12. Make sure your application and any attachments to the application submitted at the time of filing are complete and accurate and include details on all experience, education, training and other information that qualifies you for this recruitment. Failure to submit a complete and accurate application at the time of filing may result in your ineligibility for this recruitment or inability to receive full credit for scoring purposes. Any new information concerning work experience, education, training and other information that is submitted after the filing deadline may not be used for scoring or considered to determine whether you meet the minimum qualifications. 13. Copies of Application Documents: Applicants should keep copies of all documents submitted, as these will not be returned. 14. Right to Work: All persons entering the City and County of San Francisco workforce are required to provide verification of authorization to work in the United States. ENTRANCE Micki Callahan Human Resources Director Department of Human Resources Issued: June 8, 2012 List ID No.: CBT-2930-059060 Team DPH/LL (415) 206-5417

DISASTER SERVICE WORKERS All City and County of San Francisco employees are designated Disaster Service Workers through state and local law (California Government Code Section 3100-3109). Employment with the City requires the affirmation of a loyalty oath to this effect. Employees are required to complete all Disaster Service Workerrelated training as assigned, and to return to work as ordered in the event of an emergency. BENEFITS
All employees hired on or after January 10, 2009 will be required (pursuant to San Francisco Charter Section A8.432) to contribute 2% of pre-tax compensation to fund retiree healthcare. In addition, most employees are required to make a member contribution towards retirement, typically a 7.5% of compensation. For more information on these provisions, please contact the personnel office of the hiring agency. For more information about benefits, please click here. Click on the link below to apply:

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