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Social Worker-BA/Social Services/Mesa Vista-East County/Day Shift/Per Diem

Job ID JR125658 Date Posted 07/18/2022
El Cajon, California
  • Mesa Vista
  • Day
  • Per Diem
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Shift Start Time:

7:30 AM

Shift End Time:

1:30 PM

Additional Shift Information:

6 or 8 hour shifts

Weekend Requirements:

No Weekends

On-Call Required:


What You Will Do
To provide documentation for discharge planning, psychosocial, treatment plan, UR review, and care coordination for patients. Intake phone calls and assessment patient for appropriate programs.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in Social Work.
  • AHA Basic Life Support for Healthcare Professional (AHA BLS Healthcare) - American Heart Association -REQUIRED

Preferred Qualifications

  • Hospital experience.
  • Case management experience.

Essential Functions

  • Communication

    Documents all discharge planning and progress towards goals.
    Consult with team members in development of discharge plans.
    Maintains ongoing communication with multidisciplinary team members regarding patient status and follow-up.
    Attends rounds in major practice areas.
    Documents consultation, recommendations, interventions and treatment plans.
    Communicates needs for patient care conferences.
  • Community resource
    Refers to internal resources of hospital that can assist patients and families.
    Refers basic community resources.
    Assist with discharge planning for patient and family.
    Provides referrals for ongoing assistance to patient/family.
  • Consultation and support
    Consults and intervenes in crisis situations.
    Assists staff in de-escalating volatile situation.
    Participate in critical incident debriefings.
  • Customer service
    Assist Clinical staff with locating Community Resources.
    Assist with referrals to patient's family for ongoing assistance after leaving program.
    Assist with facilitating a timely discharge of patients.
  • Patient advocate
    Reports all mandatory protective concerns such as Elder Abuse, Child Abuse and Domestic Violence ad required by law.
    Protects patient privacy by maintaining confidentiality.
    Keeps current with regulatory and legal requirements regarding patient privacy and confidentiality standards.
    Identifies bio-ethical dilemmas and initiates appropriate response.
    Assess discharge plan (may complete psychosocial assessments as appropriate per scope of practice and program). Identifies the key clinical issues such as grief and loss, adjustment to illness, psychiatric concerns with attention paid to the developmental milestones and life transitions that can impact functioning.
  • Patient care
    Practices appropriate boundary setting with clients.
    Demonstrates sensitivity to cultural and ethnic diversity.
    Effective at crisis intervention and problem solving techniques and is a resource to others in these areas.
    Seeks resources when faced with unusual or new situations.
    Evaluates patient/family response to interventions.
    Revises care provided to patients/families.
    Orient patients, initiate, and support admissions process per policy and or department guidelines.
    Complete Utilization Review for admitting and ongoing treatment for patients. Document authorizations in electronic health record and per policy or department guideline.
  • Staff Training
    Adequately orient new employees of rules and responsibilities.
    Evaluate abilities and efficiency.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Good customer service skills and experience working with diverse population.

Sharp HealthCare is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability or any other protected class

Bachelor's Degree; AHA Basic Life Support for Healthcare Professional (AHA BLS Healthcare) - American Heart Association
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