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Clinical Social Worker

Company: Dignity Health
Location: LONG BEACH
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

OverviewFounded as a faith-based hospital in 1923 by the Sisters of Charity of the Incarnate Word, Dignity Health St. Mary Medical Center is a 389-bed, acute care, nonprofit hospital located in Long Beach, California. The hospital offers a full complement of services, including a Level II trauma center, cardiac and vascular center, surgical weight loss, maternity and the CARE Center, which is a recognized PrEP center of excellence. The hospital shares a legacy of humankindness with Dignity Health, one of the nations five largest health care systems. Visit /socal/locations/stmarymedical for more information.ResponsibilitiesThe 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+ At least two 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 + BLS- Basic Life Support + Knowledge of contemporary behavioral and systems theories relevant to health care; end-of-life dynamics and interventions; grief and bereavement counseling; substance abuse identification and interventions; support for victims of abuse, neglect or violence; community or financial resources for underserved or vulnerable populations. + SSDI, SDI, and other governmental/county requirements/programs. + Thorough comprehension of OBRA and Title 22. + Licensed Clinical Social Worker preferred.Connect With Us!Not ready to apply, or can't find a relevant opportunity? Join one of our Talent Communities (/connect?back=intro&in/_iframe=1&hashed=-435626305) to learn more about a career at Dignity Health and experience #humankindness.Job ID_2021-162796_Employment Type_Full Time_Department_Social Work Services_Hours / Pay Period_80_Facility_St Mary Medical Center - Long Beach_Shift_Day_Standard Hours_Monday-Friday with alternate weekends 8:00-4:30_Work Schedule_8 Hour_Location_CA-LONG BEACH_ Dignity Health is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, marital status, parental status, ancestry, veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Keywords: Dignity Health, Long Beach , Clinical Social Worker, Other , LONG BEACH, California

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