AHMC Healthcare

Social Worker MSW

Posted Date 3 months ago(1/12/2024 4:48 PM)
Requisition ID
req20760
Facility
San Gabriel Valley Medical Center
# of Openings
1
Shift
Days
Category
Social Services
Position Type
Regular Full-Time

Overview

Provide social work services to patients and families to facilitate their ability to cope with psychological and social problems related to illness and hospitalization.  Provides appropriate discharge planning, abuse detection and reporting, referral, consultation and counseling services.

 

This position requires providing care and/or service to a critically ill through rehabilitating newborn through geriatric patient population in a manner that demonstrates an understanding of the functional and/or developmental age of the individual served.

 

This position requires the full understanding and active participation in fulfilling the Mission of San Gabriel Valley Medical Center. It is expected that the employee will demonstrate behavior consistent with the Core Values. The employee shall support San Gabriel Valley Medical Center’s strategic plan and the goals and direction of the Performance Improvement Plan (PIP).

Responsibilities

·         Discharge planning to occur with patient and family within two working days of admission and relay information to UR Staff.

·         Assists in determining presence/type of Advance Directive.

·         Reports suspected cases of abuse/neglect, if identified.

·         Understands role of, and how to access, the Bioethics Committee.

·         Completes initial assessment/care within required time frames.

·         Performs subsequent assessment/care at required intervals.

·         Ensures psycho-social assessment/care includes actual/potential needs.

·         Ensures spiritual assessment/care includes actual/potential needs.

·         Incorporates cultural and ethnic factors into assessment/care.

·         Correctly differentiates between normal/abnormal findings.

·         Facilitates Group Interventions (Group Therapy, Support Groups).

·         Coordinates mandated reporting of child abuse/neglect.

·         Coordinates mandated reporting of elder abuse/neglect.

·         Coordinates mandated reporting of domestic/partner abuse.

·         Provides appropriate psychotherapeutic intervention to patient/family in crises.

·         Arranges for appropriate referrals to community services.

·         Provides appropriate discharge planning.

·         Provides in servicing to staff on social service issues.

·         Assist RNs. Physicians, Case Managers with resolving domestic issues with a doctors order.

·         Accesses special services for patients related to conservatorship public administrator, California Children’s Services and others.

·         Discharge Planning, concur with Patient and family within two working days of admission and relay information to Case Manage or Social Worker whom need to evaluate information.

·         Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

Education/Training/Experience

 

Masters Degree in Social Work (MSW)

Experience in medical & psychiatric social work, crises intervention, and abuse preferred

Bilingual preferred

 

Licenses/Certifications

 

            CA License as a Clinical Social Worker preferred

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