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Medical Social Worker

Send to my Email Email a friend Job ID 77460 Date posted 11/28/2016
Requisition ID: 77460
  • Facility: Sharp HealthCare
  • City: San Diego
  • Department: Care Transitions (CCTP)
  • Category: Social Worker Jobs
  • Job Status: Full-Time
  • Shift: Day Job
  • FTE: 1.0
  • Shift Start: 8 AM
  • Shift End Time: 4:30 PM
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 Degree in Social Work
  • Three years’ professional medical social work experience
  • One year of discharge planning experience
 
Preferred Skills and Qualifications
  • LCSW
  • Training as a Care Transitions Coach

Summary
The Medical Social Worker provides appropriate patient/family counseling for issues related to life changes, negative family dynamics, community resources and assistance with application for alternative funding, income related sources and initiates the patient outcome reporting process.  The Medical Social Worker receives referrals from the Care Transition Coaches (CTI), acts as a resource to coaches, or can coach patients as appropriate. 
The Community-Based Care Transitions Program (CCTP) is overseen from the Spectrum Corporate Offices, but with staff located throughout Sharp HealthCare’s acute hospitals.  The department is funded by a special collaborative program with the County of San Diego Aging and Independence Services including participation from hospital systems throughout San Diego County.
Sharp System Services have campuses located in the communities of Kearny Mesa and Serra Mesa and consist of the Spectrum location, the Ruffin Road location and Sharp Operations Center (SOC). These offices provide the centralized integrated system support services to the operating entities within the system. These services include: Strategic Planning, Business Development, Information Technology, Compliance, Internal Audit, Legal, Risk Management and Insurance, Contracts, Human Resources, Facilities Management and Development, Clinical Effectiveness, Finance, Nursing, Systems Supply Chain Services, Marketing and Communications, The Sharp Experience and Sharp University.
Essential Physical Requirements of the position may include
Sitting
Keyboarding
Mousing
Lift up to 10 pounds
Push/Pull up to 25 pounds
Carry up to 10 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.
Keywords: MSW, LCSW, Social Worker
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