Medical Social Worker, HRIF Clinic, SMBJob ID 83715 Date posted 10/30/2017
- Facility: Sharp Mary Birch Hospital
- City: San Diego
- Department: HRIF Clinic
- Category: Social Worker Jobs
- Job Status: Per Diem
- Shift: Day Job
- FTE: 0.0
- Shift Start: Variable
- Shift End Time: Variable
This position is located in Serra Mesa, San Diego County
Per Diem; Day shift -Variable hours
Required Skills and Qualifications
- Master's Degree in Social Work
- One year of post graduate professional social work experience
Preferred Skills and Qualifications
- Hospital experience
- LCSW license
The Medical Social Worker provides consultation and psychosocial counseling and support services to 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. Families bringing their infant/child to be seen in the High Risk Infant Follow-Up (HRIF) Clinic, who are identified to be as risk for psychosocial issues, will receive a psychosocial assessment by the Medical Social Worker.
As San Diego’s only hospital dedicated to exclusively to women, Sharp Mary Birch Hospital for Women & Newborns offers a full range of health care services for women at all stages of life – from pregnancy to menopause to healthy aging. More babies enter the world at Sharp Mary Birch than any other hospital in California – about 9,000 each year. Sharp Mary Birch has been recognized as a Magnet® hospital for nursing and patient care excellence, is a certified Baby Friendly birth facility, and its Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit is recognized among the best in the world.
Essential Physical Requirements May Include
Reaching below shoulder level
Reaching above shoulder level
Bed mobilization (scooting/rolling)
Lateral transfers (bed to gurney)
Bed to chair/wheelchair/commode transfer
Lift up to 50 pounds
Push/pull over 100 pounds
Carry up to 25 pounds
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.
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