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  • LCSW for PHP/IOP

    Job ID
    2018-58369
    Employment Type
    Part Time
    Department
    Partial Hospitalization-Psych
    Hours / Pay Period
    48
    Facility
    Northridge Hospital Medical Center
    Shift
    Day
    Location
    NORTHRIDGE
    State/Province
    CA
    Standard Hours
    8-4:30, Mon, Wed, Fri
    Work Schedule
    8 Hour
  • Overview

    Founded in 1955, Dignity Health – Northridge Hospital Medical Center is a 394-bed, acute care, nonprofit community hospital located in Northridge, California.  The hospital offers a full complement of award winning services, including the Leavey Cancer Center, a cardiovascular center, stroke center, the Center for Assault Treatment Services, a pediatric medical center, and the only pediatric trauma center in the San Fernando Valley.  As a leading provider of compassionate, high-quality and affordable patient-centered care, we share a rich legacy with Dignity Health, one of the nation’s five largest health care systems.  We are part of a 21-state network of nearly 9,000 physicians, 62,000 employees and more than 400 care centers.  Visit dignityhealth.org/northridgehospital for more information.

    Responsibilities

    SOCIAL WORKER (LCSW) – ADULT PSYCH
    Northridge Hospital Medical Center
     
    The SOCIAL WORKER (LCSW) 

    This position provides ongoing intensive group psychotherapy and occasional individual and family sessions as needed in partial hospitalization and intensive outpatient programs.  Works closely with multidisciplinary treatment team in the development of treatment plans and discharge planning.  Makes referrals for financial or other identified resource needs and facilitates continuity of care for post-discharge and engagement of appropriate agencies or community resources.  Maintains timely and thorough documentation on patient care activities.  May also participate in managed care reviews for medical necessity authorizations.  Works with an adult population with mental health diagnoses and some patients with dual diagnosis.   Ability to collaborate and communicate with members of the medical staff including psychiatrists.  May occasionally float to inpatient department to provide assistance.

    This is a Monday through Friday program and is closed on weekends and holidays.  Environment includes a warm and inviting office space and comfortable program area for participants

    The work schedule for this benefited part-time position would be Monday, Wednesday and Fridays only.


     
     

    Qualifications

    Requirements:

     

    • Masters degree in social Work from an accredited  program.
    • Advanced degree  with field placement or job experience in hospital, health, mental health or related setting.
    • Must demonstrate knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the life span.  
    • Must possess the ability to assess data reflective of the patient's status and interpret the appropriate information needed to identify each patient's requirements relative to his/her age-specific needs.
    • Bilingual Ability (Spanish & English) desirable.
    • Management of Assaultive Behavior class. California State Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW)
    • Management of Assaultive Behavior class required. CPI certification required.
    • Must be California State Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW).
    • Must maintain current Fire Safety cards.

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