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Medical Social Worker

Job ID 81549 Date posted 10/03/2017
  • Facility: Sharp Mesa Vista Hospital
  • City: San Diego
  • Department: Adult Outpatient - East County
  • Category: Social Worker Jobs
  • Job Status: Full-Time
  • Shift: Day Job
  • FTE: 1.0
  • Shift Start: 8:30 AM
  • Shift End Time: 5 PM
This position is located in El Cajon, San Diego County
8-hour shift, 8:30 am -5:00 pm
Required Skills and Qualifications
  • Masters Degree in Social Work
  • LCSW licensure
  • Current CPR certification
  • Two years working in an Inpatient or Outpatient Mental Health facility
  • Two years with group therapy experience
  • Demonstrated ability to develop positive working relationships with physicians, treatment team and other departments


Evaluates and treats patients with appropriate supervision within the scope of care in a manner that is cost-effective and appropriate to the patient's diagnosis, age and culture.  Completes all documentation to meet regulatory and financial requirements.  Provides cooperative and courteous services to internal and external customers as part of Sharp HealthCare's commitment to customer satisfaction.  Promotes constructive working relationships and works effectively as a part of the team to facilitate its ability to meet its goals and objectives.  Performs duties as necessary for efficient departmental functioning and optimal patient care delivery.  Identifies own needs for skills training and practice opportunities and demonstrates initiative in taking classes or attending programs related to work area and may contribute to professional development/education of staff members, other professionals and/or general public.  Models professional behavior by being a  member of local, state, and/or national psychological organizations.
Outpatient Services is an interdisciplinary team that provides care and treatment to Adults with Serious Mental Illness.  The position requires the ability to perform a multitude of clinical duties, including patient education, case management, treatment planning and group therapy.
Sharp Mesa Vista provides inpatient care and offer outpatient programs throughout the community.  As the largest behavioral health care provider in San Diego with 149 beds, Sharp Mesa Vista Hospital provides a full range of programs to people of all ages including children, adolescents, adults and seniors challenged by depression, substance abuse or serious mental illness.  The hospital’s robust Clinical Research Program has conducted more than 250 clinical trials of investigational medications since its inception in 1963, providing new options and hope for people with mental illness.
Physical requirements of the position may be discussed during the 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: Medical Social Worker, Masters Social Work, LCSW, Group Therapy, mental health, behavioral health

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