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Medical Social Worker

Job ID: 92415 Date posted: December 01, 2018

  • Sharp Memorial Hospital
  • Oncology Admin
  • Social Worker Jobs
  • Variable
  • Per Diem

Responsibilities

Summary
The Medical Social Worker provides consultation and psychosocial counseling and support services to patients and their family members.  The Medical Social Worker identifies 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. 

The Medical Social Worker maintains on-going communication with multi-disciplinary team members regarding patient status and follow up as well as documents assessment findings, acts as a consultant on developing treatment plans, utilizes and refers to internal resources of hospital and community services/support after leaving the hospital and acts as a patient advocate.

The Sharp Memorial Outpatient Pavilion (OPP) is unique in San Diego. The OPP combines outpatient surgery and medical services, health screening, education, and health resource services in one convenient, integrated health center. The OPP provides a multi-disciplinary team approach to patient care to deliver comprehensive care. There are 11 state of the art Surgical Suites and 2 Interventional Pain suites. This is a fast paced, multi-specialty Outpatient Surgery Center performing surgery in the following areas: General, Orthopedics, ENT, Urology, Cosmetic, Ophthalmology and Interventional Pain

 Sharp Memorial Outpatient Pavilion, located next to Sharp Memorial Hospital, offers a wide array of services including cancer treatment, laser vision correction, general women's imaging, outpatient surgery, endoscopy, diabetes education, and a community conference center and health library.  At the heart of the Pavilion is the Cushman Wellness Center - providing comprehensive health evaluations tailored to an individual's age and lifestyle, and integrated therapies to enhance physical, mental and spiritual health.

Location
This position is located in Serra Mesa, San Diego County
 
Hours
Per Diem - Hours scheduled on an as-needed basis.  Hours will vary between 7:30am-6:00pm, Monday-Friday.
 
Required Skills and Qualifications
  • Master’s degree in Social Work
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
 
Preferred Skills and Qualifications
  • Hospital experience
  • LCSW

 

 

 

 

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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