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Medical Social Worker/Women's Clinical Counseling/SMBHWN/Day Shift/FT 1.0 (Temporary Position)

Job ID JR125248 Date Posted 07/07/2022
San Diego, California
  • Mary Birch Hospital
  • Day
  • Regular
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Shift Start Time:

8:30 AM

Shift End Time:

5 PM

Additional Shift Information:

Weekend Requirements:

No Weekends

On-Call Required:


What You Will Do
To provide consultation, and psychosocial counseling and support services to the Sharp Health Care customer base. To mobilize patients and families personal and environmental resources to receive maximum benefits of medical care and achieve the fullest personal and family functioning.

Required Qualifications

  • Master's Degree In Social Work.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Hospital experience.
  • California BBS Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) - CA Board of Behavioral Sciences -PREFERRED
  • Bilingual

Essential Functions

  • Assess the psychosocial needs
    Completes psychosocial assessments.
    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.
  • Communication
    Documents assessment finding per department guidelines.
    Consult with team members in development of treatment plans
    Maintains ongoing communication with multi-disciplinary team members regarding patient status and follow-up.
    Documents ongoing progress with patients/families in the appropriate section of the medical record as required by policy and regulatory agencies.
    Attends rounds in major practice areas.
    Documents consultation, recommendations, interventions and treatment plans.
    Identifies and communicates needs for patient care conferences.
    Arranges / participates in patient care conference for difficult/high-risk psychosocial cases to enhance resolution of identified issues and promotes understanding of patient.
  • Community resource
    Utilizes and Refers to internal resources of hospital and community resources that can assist patients and families.
    Facilitates the timely discharge of patients.
    Provides referral to patients and families for ongoing community services/support after leaving hospital.
  • Consultation and support
    Consults and intervenes in crisis situations.
    Assists staff in de-escalating volatile situations.
    Educates other staff in handling Code Green situations.
    Coordinates and facilitates critical incident debriefings
    Develops nursing education to increase staff knowledge.
  • Patient advocate
    Encourages patient and family participation in the decision making process.
    Reports all mandatory protective concerns such as Elder Abuse, Child Abuse and Domestic Violence as required by law.
    Protects pt privacy by maintaining confidentiality.
    Keeps current with regulatory and legal requirements regarding pt privacy and confidentiality standards.
    Identifies bio-ethical dilemmas and initiates appropriate response
  • Patient goals and intervention
    Develops and implements treatment goals which address identified needs.
    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.
    Utilizes appropriate treatment modalities including individual, conjoint, and group.
  • Plan of care
    Evaluates pt/family response to interventions.
    Revises care provided to patients/families.

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

Master's Degree; California BBS Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) - CA Board of Behavioral Sciences
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