Sutter Health Social Worker-Psychiatry-Palo Alto in Palo Alto, California


The Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) in Palo Alto Dept. of Psychiatry provides various modes of psychotherapy to patients with diverse clinical presentations and is expected to conduct initial assessments, formulate and implement appropriate treatment plans. The position demands excellent interpersonal, organizational, verbal and written communication skills and the ability to work in a fast-paced and rapidly changing environment. LCSW license required to provide treatment to patients with Medicare benefits.


REQUIRED: Master's in Social Work (MSW) or related field; must have current CA license in Social Work; licensed at least 5 years as Licensed Clinical Social Worker/LMFT. At least 5 years experience providing clinical assessments and psychotherapy to clients with diverse clinical presentations, including children, adolescents, adults and older adults. Must be proficient in Microsoft Office.

PREFERRED: Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW); experience providing child psychotherapy; previous experience using EPIC electronic medical record.

Primary Location: California, Peninsula/South Bay and Santa Cruz, Palo Alto

Organization: Palo Alto Medical Foundation

Employee Status: Regular

Benefits: Yes

Position Status: Exempt

Union: No

Job Shift: Day/Evening

Shift Hours: 10 Hour Shift

Days of the Week Scheduled: Monday-Friday

Weekend Requirements: None

Schedule: Full Time

Hrs Per 2wk Pay Period: 80

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, marital status, sexual orientation, registered domestic partner status, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, ancestry, national origin (including possession of a driver's license issued to individuals who did not present proof of authorized presence in the U.S.), age, medical condition, physical or mental disability, military or protected veteran status, political affiliation, pregnancy or perceived pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding or related medical condition, genetic information or any other characteristic made unlawful by local, state, or federal law, ordinance or regulation. External hires must pass a background check/drug screening. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with Federal, state, and local laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.