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Lead Medical Social Worker

Send to my Email Email a friend Job ID 76673 Date posted 10/13/2016
Requisition ID: 76673
  • Facility: Sharp Grossmont Hospital
  • City: La Mesa
  • Department: Psych Acute
  • Category: Social Worker Jobs
  • Job Status: Full-Time
  • Shift: Day Job
  • FTE: 1.0
  • Shift Start: 8 AM
  • Shift End Time: 5 PM
This position is located in La Mesa, San Diego
8-hour shift, 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Required Skills and Qualifications
  • Master’s degree in Social Work
  • LCSW License
  • Five (5) years of clinical experience
  • Two (2) years of experience in an inpatient setting
Preferred Skills and Qualifications
  • Experience in a health care setting
  • Supervisory or Management experience

This challenging role acts as a mentor and leader to a dynamic staff of approximately six social workers.  The staff consists of discharge planners (BSW) and medical social workers (MSW and LCSW).  The Lead Medical Social Worker is responsible for the leadership and coordination of the operations in the department and also provides consultation and psychosocial counseling and support services to patients and their families.  The incumbent will need to draw on their vast knowledge of local resources and services to effectively consult with patients and provide appropriate referrals.
Sharp Grossmont Hospital is the largest not-for-profit, full-service acute care hospital in the region with 536 beds. The hospital has outstanding programs in heart care, orthopedics, rehabilitation, robotic surgery, mental health, stroke care and women’s health. In addition, the hospital’s Emergency and Critical Care Center is one of the most technologically advanced emergency and intensive care facilities in the nation.
Sharp Grossmont Hospital is nationally recognized as a MAGNET®-designated hospital for patient care and nursing practices. This designation is the “gold standard” for patient care and nursing excellence and is the highest honor awarded by the American Nurses Credentialing Center.
Essential Physical Requirements May Include
Twisting (trunk)
Twisting (neck)
Bending (waist)
Flexing/extending (neck)
Fine manipulation/pinching
Reaching below shoulder level
Reaching above shoulder level
Additional physical requirements of position may be discussed during interview.
Sharp HealthCare is proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, gender identity, transgender status, sexual orientation, protected veteran status or any other protected class.
Keywords: Social Worker, LCSW, MSW, Supervisor, Lead, Sr.
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