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Clinical Social Worker

Company: Dignity Health
Location: SANTA MARIA
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

OverviewMarian Regional Medical Center, located in Santa Maria, California, is rated among the top 10% in the nation for cardiac care, and is a designated STEMI Receiving Center (ST Segment Elevation Myocardial Infarction) in Santa Barbara County. Santa Barbara County STEMI receiving programs earned the Silver Award from the American Heart Association for excellence in patient care. Marian has achieved prestigious designation as a Primary Stroke Center by the Joint Commission. In addition, Marian has received the Healthgrades Distinguished Hospital Clinical Excellence Award. The medical centers cancer program is distinguished as the only comprehensive Community Cancer Center on the Central Coast. The need to meet the demand for quality, technologically-advanced care for a growing community led Marian to open its doors to a new state-of-the-art, 191-bed facility in the spring of 2012. The new facility houses the largest and most comprehensive perinatology/neonatology program on the Central Coast providing the most compassionate, quality care to the littlest of patients. Marian is a Dignity Health member of the Central Coast, which also includes Arroyo Grande Community Hospital in Arroyo Grande, CA and French Hospital Medical Center in San Luis Obispo, CA, St. Johns Regional Medical Center in Oxnard, CA and St. Johns Pleasant Valley in Camarillo, CA. Dignity Health of the Central Coast is an integrated network of top quality hospitals, physicians from the most prestigious medical schools, and comprehensive outpatient services including primary care offices, premier ambulatory surgery centers, technologically-advanced laboratories and imaging centers and a full service home health agency; all recognized for quality, safety and service. Each hospital is supported by an active philanthropic Foundation to help meet the growing health care needs of our communities. Learn more at /marianregional/Dignity Health Central Coastis comprised of five hospitals, all recognized for their quality of care, safety and service, primary care offices, premier ambulatory surgery centers, technologically advanced imaging centers, outpatient services and comprehensive home health services. Hospitals in the Dignity Health Central Coast region includeArroyo Grande Community Hospital in Arroyo Grande, French Hospital Medical Center in San Luis Obispo, Marian Regional Medical Center in Santa Maria, St. Johns Pleasant Valley Hospital in Camarillo and St. Johns Regional Medical Center in Oxnard.Each hospital is supported by an active philanthropic Foundation to provide additional funding to support new programs and services, as well as to advance the communitys access to health care. For more information, visit: /centralcoastResponsibilitiesAbout the PositionThe Clinical Social Worker is responsible for performing social work assessments and interventions as needed for inpatients, outpatients and emergency department patients. They are dedicated to patient and family centered care that values personal self-determination, skilled at managing multiple priorities at once, and engaging in creative, compassionate and ethical problem-solving. As a member of a multidisciplinary health team, they perform comprehensive assessments and develop treatment plans that integrate the medical, social and resource issues that impact individual patients, families and at risk populations. Clinical Social Workers are responsible for working collaboratively with all healthcare team members to develop and implement treatment plans that support patient-centered plan of care for both individual patients and the medical community. The functions of the Clinical Social Worker includes crisis intervention, patient /family intervention, high risk screening, brief counseling, referring for financial or other identified resource needs, arrange and facilitate family/patient representative meetings with the health care team as needed, assist in post acute placement on complex discharges and engagement of appropriate agencies or community resources when high risk patients are identified. The Clinical Social Worker establishes and maintains professional relationships with physicians, case managers, nursing staff, county agencies, community resources, patients and families. The position will be required to serve on hospital committees and take part in developing and presenting in-services to Hospital staff.QualificationsMinimum Requirements:+ At least 2 years of clinical and/or medical social work experience + Master's Degree from a School of Social work accredited by the Council of Social Work Education + Licensed Clinical Social Worker or Licensed Clinical Social Worker in progress in California + LCSW or LMSW in ArizonaSpecial Skills:+ Knowledge of contemporary behavioral and systems theories relevant to health care, end of life dynamics and intervention, grief and bereavement counseling, substance abuse identification and interventions, support for victims of abuse, neglect or violence, community or financial resources for under-served or vulnerable populations. + SSDI, SDI, and other government/county requirements/programs. + Thorough comprehension of COBRA and Title 22Connect With Us!Not ready to apply, or can't find a relevant opportunity? Join one of our Talent Communities (/connect?back=intro&in/_iframe=1&hashed=-435626305) to learn more about a career at Dignity Health and experience #humankindness.Job ID_2021-155448_Employment Type_Per Diem_Department_Care Coordination_Hours / Pay Period_1_Facility_Marian Regional Medical Center_Shift_Day_Standard Hours_varied 0800-1800 with weekends and holidays rotation; on call rotations_Work Schedule_8 Hour_Location_CA-SANTA MARIA_ Dignity Health is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, marital status, parental status, ancestry, veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Keywords: Dignity Health, Santa Maria , Clinical Social Worker, Other , SANTA MARIA, California

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