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Medical Social Worker

Job ID 113125 Date Posted 10/09/2021
La Mesa, California
  • Sharp Grossmont Hospital
  • Case Management
  • Variable
  • Per Diem
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Responsibilities
Summary
The Medical Social Worker provides psycho-social assessments, information and referral for community resources, mandated reporting and assists with discharge planning.  The sixteen members of the Social Work department at Sharp Grossmont work closely with case managers to provide comprehensive services to patients. 
This position will work in a variety of inpatient departments and must be willing to float to various hospital locations as needed. Typical assignments will be the ED, ICU, Women's Services, and other areas as needed.This position will eventually transition departments and will be part of a centralized case management team that will work throughout the Sharp system.
Sharp Grossmont Hospital is the largest not-for-profit, full-service Acute Care hospital in the region with 542 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.

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.

Location
*This position will be required to work at different sites as needed. Must be willing to float to different locations*
 
Hours
Per Diem position - Hours scheduled as needed. 8-hour varible shift (Days and evenings)
Per Diem requirements: Must be available to work a minimum of 4 shifts per four week period including 2 weekend shifts. Must work 1 major holiday and 1 minor holiday.
 
Required Skills and Qualifications
  • Master of Social Work degree
  • Three years of medical social work experience including patient/family counseling.
  • One year of discharge planning experience
  • Strong clinical skills

 

Preferred Skills and Qualifications

  • Current California Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW)
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