Clinical Social Worker

Job ID
2020-103957
Employment Type
Full Time
Department
Care Coordination
Hours / Pay Period
80
Facility
Marian Regional Medical Center
Shift
Evening
Standard Hours
hours are mainly from 12:00-8:30 pm with weekends and holidays rotation; 0730-1800 coverage on weekends/holidays with occasional backfill coverage; on-call rotation required;
Work Schedule
8 Hour
Location
CA-SANTA MARIA

Overview

Marian Regional Medical Center, located in Santa Maria, CA, is nationally ranked among the top 10% in the nation for safety core measures in Cardiac Services and has the only comprehensive Cancer treatment and resource program from Los Angeles to San Francisco. In April 2012, Marian opened its doors to a brand new state-of-the-art facility which houses the latest technology to support excellent physicians and caregivers who deliver compassionate care each and every day. Marian's new hospital includes 191 beds, expanded and enhanced Emergency Department, Critical Care Unit, NICU and women's services.

 

Marian is a Dignity Health member of the Central Coast, which also includes Arroyo Grande Community Hospital in Arroyo Grande, CA and French Hospital Medical Center in San Luis Obispo, CA. Dignity Health of the Central Coast is recognized for the highest quality hospitals, physicians from the top medical schools in the country, primary care offices to ensure access for all patients, premier ambulatory surgery centers, technologically advanced imaging centers, outpatient services and a comprehensive home health service; all recognized for quality, safety and service. Each hospital is supported by an active philanthropic Foundation to provide additional funding to support new programs and services, as well as to advance the community's access to health care.

Responsibilities

About the Position

The Clinical Social Worker is responsible for performing social work assessments and interventions as needed for inpatients, outpatients and emergency department patients. They are dedicated to patient and family centered care that values personal self-determination, skilled at managing multiple priorities at once, and engaging in creative, compassionate and ethical problem-solving. As a member of a multidisciplinary health team, they perform comprehensive assessments and develop treatment plans that integrate the medical, social and resource issues that impact individual patients, families and at risk populations. Clinical Social Workers are responsible for working collaboratively with all healthcare team members to develop and implement treatment plans that support patient-centered plan of care for both individual patients and the medical community. The functions of the Clinical Social Worker includes crisis intervention, patient /family intervention, high risk screening, brief counseling, referring for financial or other identified resource needs, arrange and facilitate family/patient representative meetings with the health care team as needed, assist in post acute placement on complex discharges and engagement of appropriate agencies or community resources when high risk patients are identified. The Clinical Social Worker establishes and maintains professional relationships with physicians, case managers, nursing staff, county agencies, community resources, patients and families. The position will be required to serve on hospital committees and take part in developing and presenting in-services to Hospital staff.

Qualifications

Minimum Requirements:

  • At least 2 years of clinical and/or medical social work experience
  • Master's Degree from a School of Social work accredited by the Council of Social Work Education
  • Licensed Clinical Social Worker or Licensed Clinical Social Worker in progress in California
  • LCSW or LMSW in Arizona

Special Skills:

  • Knowledge of contemporary behavioral and systems theories relevant to health care, end of life dynamics and intervention, grief and bereavement counseling, substance abuse identification and interventions, support for victims of abuse, neglect or violence, community or financial resources for underserved or vunerable populations.
  • SSDI, SDI, and other government/county requirements/programs.
  • Thorough comprehension of OBRA and Title 22 

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