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Social Worker

Company: Tenet Health
Location: templeton
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Twin Cities Community Hospital is located within the Central Coast Wine Country and in the beautiful community of Templeton, California. The hospital is a 122-bed acute care hospital which includes a diagnostic center and birth center. We are proud of our facilities, our technology and, most of all, proud of the expertise in delivering high-quality, efficient care. Excellent career opportunities exist for nursing and other healthcare professionals to make a difference in the quality of peoples lives and in the community. Motivation and job satisfaction are high due to a team oriented atmosphere where both new and experienced employees are encouraged to share their own ideas.

We offer competitive salaries and benefits including a 401(k), several health & dental plans to choose from, generous tuition assistance plans, and relocation assistance for select positions.

The Social Worker, MSW - LCSW will perform psychosocial assessments and develops a plan to meet the needs of patients with complex social issue/problems, and arranges post-discharge services for patients as needed.

This individuals responsibility will include, but not limited to the following activities: a) assist with adoptions, abuse and neglect cases, including making referrals to state and federal agencies b) participate in the weekly Complex Case Review meeting and the daily patient care conferences c) provide resources and make referrals to community agencies for ongoing counseling and or continued care d) maintain an updated list of providers for post-discharge care e) Collaborative communication with post-discharge providers f) Update Case Managers on variance to post-discharge plans g) monitor and provide reports to the DCM and hospital leadership as requested h) maintain knowledge of regulatory requirements and community resources i) and other duties as assigned.


Master of Social Work Degree. Minimum 1 year experience in acute medical setting. Excellent verbal, written and computer skills d) excellent organizational and communication skills e) knowledge of internal policies and State/Federal regulations related to discharge planning and social services.


Valid LCSW license in Social Work in the State of California.


Has knowledge and skills sufficient to provide crisis intervention and short term therapies to patients and families dealing with loss, grief, anger, depression, new environments, and changing physical capabilities. Recognizes team approach to discharge plan and utilizes team members input. Assesses needs of patient and communicates those as appropriate to plan of action. Understands impact of illness on the patient and family. Has medical awareness of patients illness and potential needs. Networks with others in the community to provide the best care for patients in and out of the hospital.




We know it takes a special person to work in healthcare, and we are committed to providing our people with an enriching and rewarding environment. We deliver the resources, tools and support our employees need to serve our patients and customers in the best way possible so we can create happier, healthier communities.


At Tenet, we believe in a diverse and inclusive environment, one that is grounded in our dedication to the health and well-being of all people. Respecting, nurturing and encouraging diversity of thought, background and experience contribute to positive work environments that result in exceptional patient care. We embrace diversity because it's our culture, and because it's the right thing to do.

Keywords: Tenet Health, Santa Maria , Social Worker, Other , templeton, California

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