Job Postings

January 2018

The Alliance Health Project is a program of the Department of Psychiatry of the University of California, San Francisco and one of the six divisions of the Department of Psychiatry at San Francisco General Hospital. AHP’s principal work sites are the UCSF Mission Center Building at 1855 Folsom Street and the AHP Services Center at 1930 Market Street, both in San Francisco.

To apply for positions listed below, please visit the UCSF Careers website at http://ucsfhr.ucsf.edu/careers and search by the requisition number.

Positions in Recruitment

Job Title Substance Abuse Counselor / Case Manager
Req Number 48172BR
Job Code 9341
Payroll Title Social Work Associate
Location 1930 Market Street
Department Psychiatry SFGH / Alliance Health Project
Work Days Monday – Friday 8:30 am–5:00 pm—may work one night a week 12:30–9:00 pm
Shift Length 8 Hours
To apply Follow this link

JOB OVERVIEW
The Alliance Health Project (AHP) provides a wide range of mental health services to persons living with HIV/AIDS, as well as members of the LGBTQ community living with serious mental health challenges. AHP also provides publications and trainings for health care professionals and volunteers. Since AHP’s founding in 1984, AHP has served thousands of clients, counselors and clinicians, justifying its reputation as one of the leading HIV and LGBTQ mental health agencies in San Francisco — a reputation achieved by anticipating and addressing the challenges of the communities AHP serves.

The Substance Abuse Counselor / Case Manager position is part of the Behavioral Health Services team at the 1930 Market Street Service Center and is responsible for providing substance use services and case management to individuals and groups who have severe mental illness and/or are living with HIV/AIDS. This position is part of a larger multidisciplinary behavioral health services team that includes psychiatrists, nurses, social workers, therapists, substance counselors and case managers and a psychologist.

DEPARTMENT OF PSYCHIATRY ZSFGH
SFGH is dedicated to providing services that integrates medical, psychiatric, and addiction treatment. SFGH is the largest provider of acute psychiatric care and the only San Francisco provider of psychiatric emergency care.

ABOUT UCSF
The University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) is a leading university dedicated to promoting health worldwide through advanced biomedical research, graduate-level education in the life sciences and health professions, and excellence in patient care. It is the only campus in the 10-campus UC system dedicated exclusively to the health sciences.

Required Qualifications

  • Possession of a Bachelor’s degree in social work from a program approved by the Council on Social Work Education, or related field of Social Service, Counseling, Psychology and one year of experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience; and knowledge and abilities essential to the successful performance of the duties assigned to the position
  • Within one year of employment, successful completion of San Francisco Department of Public Health Involuntary Hold 5150 certification training, and maintaining continuous certification
  • One year of experience in assessing and managing the psychosocial needs of persons with HIV/AIDS and with persons identifying as LGBTQ, including case management and substance use counseling
  • One year of direct clinical experience in the treatment of multiply diagnosed clients (mental health conditions, substance abuse, medical issues, etc.)
  • One year of experience in facilitating groups with multiply diagnosed clients
  • Professional experience in a related case management and/or substance use counseling work
  • A preliminary job offer and assignment may be extended pending successful background clearance

Note: Physical/health screening, fingerprinting and background check required.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Certified, or registered, as Certified Addictions Treatment Counselor (CATC) or other addiction-related certification through the California Association of Alcohol/Drug Educators (CAADE)
  • One year of experience working within a multidisciplinary team
  • One year of experience coordinating care with service providers in a collaborative, care-coordination capacity
  • Fluent in Spanish, with written and verbal proficiency and past professional experience utilizing Spanish in clinical work
  • Familiar with Avatar and Mental Health and Drug Medi-Cal systems of care, LCR, eClinicalWorks, ARIES
  • Experience with documenting according to Medi-Cal standards in Avatar, both Mental Health and Drug Medi-Cal systems
  • Understanding of psychosocial issues facing the LGBTQ and HIV-affected communities
  • Experience working within Harm Reduction treatment models, utilizing Motivational Interviewing interventions
  • Familiar with hospital-based case management services, linkage and/or intensive case management services
  • Sensitivity to working with cultural, ethnic, and racial issues
  • Understanding and experience working with severe mental illness
  • Ability to work independently in non-office based and community settings in intensive case management work
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrated excellence in reliability and attendance

License/Certification

  • Within one year of employment, successful completion of San Francisco Department of Public Health Involuntary Hold 5150 certification training, and maintaining continuous certification
January 2018
Job Title Substance Abuse Counselor / Case Manager
Req Number 48383BR
Job Code 9341
Payroll Title Social Work Associate
Location 1930 Market Street
Department Psychiatry SFGH / Alliance Health Project
Work Days Monday – Friday 8:30 am–5:00 pm—may work one night a week 12:30–9:00 pm
Shift Length 8 Hours
To apply Follow this link

JOB OVERVIEW
The Alliance Health Project (AHP) provides a wide range of mental health services to persons living with HIV/AIDS, as well as members of the LGBTQ community living with serious mental health challenges. AHP also provides publications and trainings for health care professionals and volunteers. Since AHP’s founding in 1984, AHP has served thousands of clients, counselors and clinicians, justifying its reputation as one of the leading HIV and LGBTQ mental health agencies in San Francisco — a reputation achieved by anticipating and addressing the challenges of the communities AHP serves.

The Substance Abuse Counselor (SAC) / Case Manager position is part of the Behavioral Health Services team at the 1930 Market Street Service Center and is responsible for providing substance use services and case management to individuals and groups who have severe mental illness and/or are living with HIV/AIDS. This position is part of a larger multidisciplinary behavioral health services team that includes psychiatrists, nurses, social workers, therapists, substance use counselors, case managers and psychologists. This SAC position will mainly be out-stationed at the Women’s HIV Program (WHP) at UCSF as part of the Health Empowerment and Recovery Services (HERS), a new substance use treatment component being added to the WHP Trauma-Informed Primary Care (TIPC) program. The SAC will provide individual and group substance use counseling and linkage case management to women of color (both trans and cisgender) who are HIV-positive or at risk of acquiring HIV. The WHP TIPC model of care provides comprehensive medical and behavioral health services including primary care, Obstetrics & Gynecology (OB/GYN), pharmacy, individual and group psychotherapy, psychiatry, intensive case management, and medical social work. The SAC will join the WHP multidisciplinary team and help lead the implementation of HERS. The SAC will participate in weekly multidisciplinary and psychosocial team meetings at WHP and receive guidance and consultation from the HERS program coordinator in addition to clinical supervision and psychosocial team meetings at AHP.

The SAC provides counseling and case management services to individuals living with co-occurring diagnoses of substance abuse issues and severe mental illness, within a Harm Reduction philosophy, and utilizes Motivational Interviewing, among other interventions, to help clients explore their relationship to their drug(s) of choice, address their ambivalent feelings about making changes to their use and creating client-centered, realistic and meaningful treatment plan goals for change. The position works under the clinical supervision of a licensed mental health professional and in conjunction with other teammates. The position will involve providing individual/group substance use counseling to individuals living with varying substance use issues as well as providing clinical case management services to clients who have been non-engaged in their medical care (particularly HIV medical care) and addressing the psychosocial barriers to clients engaging in, and maintaining, their treatment adherence. The position will involve linking clients to community resources and working collaboratively with collateral service providers to ensure continuity of care.

DEPARTMENT OF PSYCHIATRY ZSFGH
SFGH is dedicated to providing services that integrates medical, psychiatric, and addiction treatment. SFGH is the largest provider of acute psychiatric care and the only San Francisco provider of psychiatric emergency care.

ABOUT UCSF
The University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) is a leading university dedicated to promoting health worldwide through advanced biomedical research, graduate-level education in the life sciences and health professions, and excellence in patient care. It is the only campus in the 10-campus UC system dedicated exclusively to the health sciences.

Required Qualifications

  • Possession of a Bachelor’s degree in social service, Counseling, Psychology from a program approved by the Council on Social Work Education, and one year of experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience; and knowledge and abilities essential to the successful performance of the duties assigned to the position
  • Within one year of employment, successful completion of San Francisco Department of Public Health Involuntary Hold 5150 certification training, and maintaining continuous certification
  • One year of experience in assessing and managing the psychosocial needs of persons with HIV/AIDS and with persons identifying as LGBTQ, including case management and substance use counseling
  • One year of direct clinical experience in the treatment of multiply diagnosed clients (mental health conditions, substance abuse, medical issues, etc.)
  • One year of experience in facilitating groups with multiply diagnosed clients
  • A preliminary job offer and assignment may be extended pending successful background clearance.

Note: Physical/health screening, fingerprinting and background check required.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Certified, or registered, as Certified Addictions Treatment Counselor (CATC) or other addiction-related certification through the California Association of Alcohol/Drug Educators (CAADE)
  • Certified Wellness and Recovery Plan (WRAP) trainer
  • Trauma certification, other training on trauma, or experience working with trauma survivors
  • One year of experience working within a multidisciplinary team
  • One year of experience coordinating care with service providers in a collaborative, care-coordination capacity
  • Fluent in Spanish, with written and verbal proficiency and past professional experience utilizing Spanish in clinical work
  • Familiar with Avatar and Mental Health and Drug Medi-Cal systems of care, LCR, eClinicalWorks, ARIES
  • Experience with documenting according to Medi-Cal standards in Avatar, both Mental Health and Drug Medi-Cal systems
  • Understanding of psychosocial issues facing the LGBTQ and HIV-affected communities
  • Identifies with or has significant experience working with women of color who are HIV-positive or at risk for acquiring HIV
  • Experience working within Harm Reduction treatment models, utilizing Motivational Interviewing interventions
  • Familiar with hospital-based case management services, linkage and/or intensive case management services
  • Sensitivity to working with cultural, ethnic, and racial issues
  • Understanding and experience working with severe mental illness
  • Ability to work independently in non-office based and community settings in intensive case management work
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrated excellence in reliability and attendance

License/Certification

  • Within one year of employment, successful completion of San Francisco Department of Public Health Involuntary Hold 5150 certification training, and maintaining continuous certification

08-Jan-2018

Job Title, Training and Publications, Logistics Coordinator

Full Time48631BR

JOB OVERVIEW
Under the direction of the Provider Training and Education Manager, the Provider Training and Education Logistics Coordinator administers a range of logistical operations to support the efforts of an HIV and LGBTQ provider continuing education and training program, a unit of the Zuckerberg San Francisco General (ZSFG) Department of Psychiatry’s Alliance Health Project. Uses skills as a seasoned and experienced administrative operations professional to plan and administer a range of functions including: budgeting and budget tracking, course registration and learner support, course schedule planning and maintaining, IT technical assistance and planning for salesforce-based training database (and its web interface) and the online learning management system, involvement in the development and maintenance of the program’s webpages and social media, database maintenance, deliverable tracking and reporting, supply maintenance and purchasing, and oversight of other administrative staff and contractors. 

PSYCHIATRY / ALLIANCE HEALTH PROJECT
The UCSF Alliance Health Project (AHP) provides a wide range of direct mental health services to support the mental health and wellness of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) and HIV-affected communities in constructing healthy and meaningful lives. Since 1984, AHP has served thousands of clients, counselors, and clinicians, justifying its reputation as one of the leading HIV and LGBTQ mental health agencies in San Francisco. Since 1988, AHP’s Provider Training and Education Unit has sought to transform the agency’s unique direct service experience into counseling approaches for other providers and to disseminate these approaches in face-to-face and online trainings and publications including newsletters and books. AHP remains the primary developer of HIV test counseling curricula in California and the primary trainer of state-funded programs. And since 2014, AHP has been a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Capacity-Building Assistance (CBA) Provider implementing a range of HIV counseling and testing interventions—including training, technical assistance, and information dissemination—for frontline agencies nationwide. Finally, AHP is expanding into non-HIV-related education for providers working in with LGBTQ communities. 

ABOUT UCSF 
The University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) is a leading university dedicated to promoting health worldwide through advanced biomedical research, graduate-level education in the life sciences and health professions, and excellence in patient care. It is the only campus in the 10-campus UC system dedicated exclusively to the health sciences.

Required Qualifications

• Bachelor’s degree in related area and / or equivalent experience / training
• Expert knowledge of Mac-based word-processing and spreadsheet software and at least three years of experience developing and using complex spreadsheets
• Expert knowledge of database design function and at least three years of experience analyzing, maintaining, modifying, and manipulating databases and generating reports
• Demonstrated knowledge of a range of online production and course management systems, and at least two years of experience analyzing, maintaining, modifying, and manipulating course management systems
• At least three years applying excellent communication and interpersonal skills, in particular, capacity to respond to a variety of different constituencies, assess and analyze their needs and concerns, and take appropriate action
• At least two years of experience overseeing the work of support staff and mentoring them
• High level capacity to manage a variety of logistical demands, and at least three years of experience in short-term planning, analysis, problem-solving, and customer service
• Demonstrated ability to use discretion and maintain confidentiality
• Demonstrated excellence in reliability and attendance

Note: Physical/health screening, fingerprinting and background check required.

Preferred Qualifications

• Thorough knowledge of University rules and regulations, processes, protocols and procedures for accounting, purchasing, and travel-related transactions
• Experience with HTML and other web-based technical knowledge; and some capacity to analyze, maintain, modify, and manipulate web-based function
• Prior UCSF or UC experience

Location: Mission Center Building

 Job Code and Payroll Title: 7377 Administrative Officer III

Organization: Alliance Health Project

Work Days: Monday – Friday, 8:30 am – 5:00 pm

 Shift Length: 8 Hours

Percentage 100%

Equal Employment Opportunity

The University of California San Francisco is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.

Equal Employment Opportunity

The University of California San Francisco is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.