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Social Worker - Remote

$75,000 – $90,000 yearly

AlliedUP Cooperative Inc

Last Updated: 9/10/21

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Job Description

Join the AlliedUP team as a Licensed Social Worker

AlliedUP is a new kind of employer, as the first and only Allied Healthcare cooperative model designed to transform the staffing industry from a calculated labor transaction to a modern partnership that provides professionals like you with a home for life. Through above-market wages, portable health benefits, upskilling and career acceleration, as well as company ownership, dividends, and leadership opportunities, we’re making it possible for generations of professionals, your families, and your communities to prosper and thrive, putting you in control of your own futures to live your best lives.

We are hiring a Licensed Social Worker - Behavioral Health Provider (BHP) to become a part of our growing team.

The Behavioral Health Provider (BHP) will work within a multidisciplinary care team model under direct supervision of the Site Behavioral Health Director. The BHP provides brief individual therapy to patients of all ages and backgrounds in a primary care setting. Behavioral Health Providers frequently collaborate and consult with medical providers, psychiatric nurse practitioners, case managers and nurses to provide the best care for patients. BHPs also provide crisis intervention, referral to outside resources, and advocacy for patients. There are opportunities to work with specialized programs such as Healthy Steps, Office Based Addiction Treatment, and Complex Care Management. Individual and group clinical consultation is available to all and continuing education is fully supported by the organization. The ideal candidate will be committed to improving the health and well-being of our patients and have the ability to be flexible and positive in a fast-paced and potentially stressful environment.

Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic, BHPs are working 100% remotely. When circumstances change, candidates must be willing and able to provide telemedicine services to our patients while working from home and clinic


Individual therapy with adults, children and families including:

  • Functional and strength-based assessment and diagnosis
  • Psychoeducation for patients and their support systems
  • Chronic disease management
  • Motivational interviewing related to behavioral change
  • Brief, solution-focused interventions
  • Development of patient-centered treatment plan with care team
  • Harm reduction strategies for substance use disorders
  • Parenting strategies and psychoeducation related to child development
  • Trauma-informed approach to treating the whole person

Coordination of Care:

  • Clinical consultation and collaboration with primary care providers and other care team members
  • Identify, refer and advocate for patients needing a higher level of care related to psychiatry and/or behavioral health
  • Offer support to patients receiving Medication Assisted Treatment, Telepsychiatry and other specialty care within the clinic

Crisis Intervention:

  • Be readily available to the health center staff during working hours in the event of a psychiatric emergency
  • Conduct risk assessments and triage care as needed


  • Complete all charting according to organizational standards in the context of a shared medical record
  • Meet minimum productivity goals monthly

Other Duties:

  • Be available for brief consultations (warm hand offs & step ins) during clinical shift

Customer Service:

  • Provides patient-centered customer service at all times
  • Demonstrates the ability to anticipate patients' needs and deliver services and respond to patients in a timely, accurate, courteous, respectful and friendly manner
  • Demonstrates ownership, initiative, attention to detail, and follow-through
  • Approaches problem-solving by focusing on patients first
  • Advocates for care that best serves the patient
  • Addresses customer complaints/problems in a timely manner

Communication Skills:

  • Oral and written communication is clear, concise, accurate, positive and respectful
  • Demonstrates comprehension of oral and written questions, instructions, and information rapidly, thoroughly, and accurately
  • Response to oral and written questions, instructions, and information is timely and appropriate
  • Written communication is well-organized, legible, concise, neat, and in proper grammatical form
  • Checks work related email and mailbox on a daily basis

Teamwork and Interpersonal Skills:

  • Dealings with others are characterized by fairness, courtesy, diplomacy, honesty, firmness, empathy and confidence
  • Effective in offering support and assistance to others, in obtaining information from others, and in supplying information to others
  • Demonstrates a positive attitude, flexibility and ability to develop effective relationships by helping others accomplish tasks and using collaboration and conflict resolution skills

Judgment and Problem Solving:

  • Uses critical thinking and common sense to analyze situations, make timely and valid decisions, and take appropriate actions
  • Demonstrates good judgment in making decisions
  • Resolves issues independently and only seeks assistance as needed


  • Completes assigned duties & responsibilities in an accurate, timely and efficient manner
  • Arrives to work on time and maintains consistent attendance
  • Follows instructions and appropriate procedures
  • Maintains patient confidentiality as required by HIPAA.


  • This job requires some travel (20%-30%).
  • Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic, BHPs are working 100% remotely. When circumstances change, candidates must be willing and able to provide telemedicine services to our patients while working from home and clinic



  • Must be a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) with current, valid California State License
  • Bilingual Spanish/English
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a multi-disciplinary team in a primary care setting
  • Must be familiar with DSM-V as a means of assessing, diagnosing and treating mental health disorders
  • Well-versed in legal and ethical standards of practice
  • Completes all documentation in accordance with organizational requirements


  • Experience working in a medical setting
  • Knowledge of Evidence Based Practices including: Motivational Interviewing, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Harm Reduction, Trauma-Informed Care
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with shifting priorities
  • Experience with Electronic Health Records
  • Practices cultural humility in working with diverse patient populations
  • Ability to work one evening shift per week (clinic hours are 8am-8pm)
  • Values and models an integrated team-based approach to patient care
  • Flexibility and professionalism in the workplace

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Company Details

Ontario, California, United States
AlliedUP is a worker-owned cooperative focused on providing allied healthcare professionals to hospitals and healthcare systems.