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Medical Social Worker

Job ID 84254 Date posted 11/08/2017
  • Facility: Sharp Grossmont Hospital
  • City: La Mesa
  • Department: Psych Intensive Treatmnt (ITP)
  • Category: Social Worker Jobs
  • Job Status: Full-Time
  • Shift: Day Job
  • FTE: 1.0
  • Shift Start: 8 AM
  • Shift End Time: 4:30 PM
Location
This position is located in La Mesa
 
Hours
Full-time 8-hour shift, 8:00 am -4:30 pm
 
Required Skills and Qualifications
  • Master's degree in Social Work
  • Current BLS for Healthcare providers
  • Two years' acute inpatient behavioral health experience
 
Preferred Skills and Qualifications
  • LCSW licensure

Summary
Provide consultation, psychosocial counseling and discharge planning support services to the Sharp Health Care patients and families. The Medical Social Worker mobilizes patients and families personal and environmental resources to receive maximum benefits of medical care and achieve the fullest personal and family functioning.
The Intensive Treatment Program (ITP) is a 14 bed locked 24-hour care unit and part of 46 beds Inpatient Psychiatric Unit.  This unit is designed for adults who are gravely disabled or so impaired in their psychological functioning as to constitute a danger to themselves or others.  Highly focused efforts are provided by the Multidisciplinary Team to assess and stabilize persons in a safe, caring and therapeutic environment.
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.
Physical Requirements may be discussed at the time of 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.
Keyword: Psychiatric, Social Worker

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