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Medical Social Worker

Job ID: 104571 Date posted: September 03, 2020

  • Sharp Mary Birch Hospital
  • Women's Clin Counseling
  • Social Worker Jobs
  • Weekend
  • Per Diem



The Medical Social Worker provides clinical counseling to a diverse population in a large perinatal hospital setting.  The department provides a wide range of services to patients and their families and consists of Social Workers, Discharge Planners, and social work interns. Social Workers are part of the treatment team and work in collaboration with nurses, pharmacists, physicians to ensure that every patient receives the best care possible.

Sharp Mary Birch Hospital for Women and Newborns is a nationally recognized, full-service Women's Hospital with approximately 8,500 deliveries per year.  In 2013 the hospital earned Prominent Designation as a Center of Excellence in Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery. 

Sharp Mary Birch Hospital for Women and Newborns provides a full range of medical and surgical services for women of all ages, including robotic gynecologic surgery and oncology and is San Diego's only hospital dedicated to women's care.  It is nationally recognized for its care of expectant mothers and delivering babies, as well as its Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit – the largest in Southern California. Other services include Operating Room suites and PACU, Mother/Infant Services, Women’s Acute Care, and the Perinatal Special Care Unit with centralized monitoring specializing in high-risk antepartum care. 

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, sexual orientation, protected veteran status or any other protected class.



This position is located in Serra Mesa, San Diego county



Per Diem; Weekends only, must be able to work a minimum of two weekend days per month. Shift: 8:00 am -4:30 pm


Required Skills and Qualifications

  • Master's Degree in Social Work
  • One year of experience working in a hospital
  • Acute care hospital experience



Preferred Skills and Qualifications

  • Licensed Clinical Social Worker
  • Experience working in the maternal/child setting
  • Bilingual; Spanish


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