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Medical Social Worker

Job ID 113276 Date Posted 10/09/2021
San Diego, California
  • Sharp Memorial Hospital
  • Rehab Social Svcs
  • Day Job
  • Full-Time
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Responsibilities

Summary

The Medical Social Worker provides consultation and psychosocial counseling and support services to Sharp HealthCare 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.

Sharp Memorial is known for outstanding programs in cardiac and vascular care, cancer treatment, orthopedic and neurological services, rehabilitation, robotic surgery and multi-organ transplantation, and has been recognized as a MAGNET®-designated hospital for nursing excellence and is also designated as a Patient-Centered Hospital by Planetree, an organization committed to personalizing, humanizing, and demystifying the hospital experience for patients and their families.
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.
Location
This position is located in Serra Mesa, San Diego County.

Hours
8-hour shift; 8:00 am -4:30 pm 

Required Skills and Qualifications
  • Master's in Social Work
  • One to three years' professional social work experience
  • Effective interpersonal and communication skills
  • Experience working with rehab patients and families
  • Experience faciliating counseling sessions and working with families experiencing catastrophic illnesses/injuries
  • Must be flexible and willing to work with both inpatient and outpatient populations as needed

Preferred Skills and Qualifications
  • LCSW certification or eligible to apply for LCSW
  • Experience working in a hospital setting
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish)
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