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Medical Social Worker

Company: Dignity Health
Location: Carmichael
Posted on: June 13, 2022

Job Description:

**Medical Social Worker**Mercy San Juan Medical CenterCarmichael, California**Requisition ID** 2022-241738 **Employment Type** Part Time **Department** Social Work Services **Hours/Pay Period** 60 **Shift** Evening **Weekly Schedule** Varied **Remote** No **Category** Laboratory**Overview**Dignity Health Mercy San Juan Medical Center is a 370-bed not-for-profit Level 2 Trauma Center located in Carmichael, California, serving the areas of north Sacramento County and south Placer County for more than 50 years. It is one of the area's largest and most comprehensive medical centers. Dedicated to the community's well-being, our staff and volunteers provide excellence in care for our patients each year. Mercy San Juan Medical Center has received recognition for being a Comprehensive Stroke Center and Center of Excellence for Bariatric Surgery, along with Certificates of Excellence in Perinatal Care, Hip- and Knee- Replacement.**Responsibilities**The 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. 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 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 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.**REQUIREMENTS:**+ This position requires at least 2 years clinical and/or medical social work experience.+ Master's Degree from a School of Social work accredited by the Council of Social Work Education.+ Candidates must have a License, Clinical Social Worker.The incumbent shall demonstrate behaviors consistent with the core (Mercy) values in support with Mercy San Juan Medical Center and the Mission and Philosophy of Dignity Health.**We offer the following benefits to support you and your family:**+ Health/Dental/Vision Insurance+ Flexible spending accounts+ Voluntary Protection: Group Accident, Critical Illness, and Identity Theft+ Adoption Assistance+ Free Premium Membership to Care.com with preloaded credits for children and/or dependent adults+ Employee Assistance Program (EAP) for you and your family+ Paid Time Off (PTO)+ Tuition Assistance for career growth and development+ Retirement Programs+ Wellness Programs**Qualifications****Experience:**+ 1 year of clinical and/or medical social work experience required.**Education:**+ Master's Degree from a School of Social work accredited by the Council of Social Work Education.**License/ Certifications:**+ MSW+ LCSW is preferred.**Special Skills/ Training:**+ Excellent customer service and presentation skills are a must.+ Strong interpersonal and written communication skills are essential Demonstrated ability to apply analytical and problem solving skills.+ Demonstrated ability to manage multiple tasks or projects effectively.+ Ability to work independently as needed with a high degree of detail orientation.+ Ability to work efficiently in a fast-paced environment with changing priorities.**Equal Opportunity**CommonSpirit Health--- is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer committed toa diverse and inclusive workforce. All qualified applicants will be considered foremployment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, genderidentity, national origin, age, disability, marital status, parental status,ancestry, veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protectedby law. For more information about your EEO rights as an applicant,pleaseclick here. (https://tbcdn.talentbrew.com/company/35300/img/v1\_0/EEOLawPoster.pdf)CommonSpirit Health--- will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c).External hires must pass a post-offer, pre-employment background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with an arrest and/or conviction will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with federal and state laws, as well as applicable local ordinances, ban the box laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco and Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinances.If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us by telephone at (415) 438-5575 and let us know the nature of your request. We will only respond to messages left that involve a request for a reasonable accommodation in the application process. We will accommodate the needs of any qualified candidate who requests a reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).CommonSpirit Health--- participates in E-Verify.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, Carmichael , Medical Social Worker, Healthcare , Carmichael, California

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