Job Description

Payroll Title:
CLIN SOCIAL WORKER 2
Department:
Care Management
Salary Range
Commensurate with Experience
Worksite:
Hillcrest Medical Center
Appointment Type:
Career
Appointment Percent:
100%
Union:
HX Contract
Total Openings:
3
Work Schedule:
Days, 8 Hour Shifts, Monday-Friday, Rotating weekends/holidays

As a federally-funded institution, UC San Diego Health maintains a marijuana and drug free campus. New employees are subject to drug screening.

#116962 Clinical Social Worker - Hillcrest

Filing Deadline: Thu 8/18/2022

For the safety and well-being of the entire university community, the University of California requires, with few exceptions, that all students, faculty and staff be vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus and influenza before they will be allowed on campus or in a facility or office. For more information visit: Flu Vaccine Mandate / COVID Vaccine Policy

UCSD Layoff from Career Appointment: Apply by 6/16/2022 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor.

Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 6/27/2022. Eligible Special Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for assistance.

DESCRIPTION

Under close supervision of the Care Management leadership, the Clinical Social Worker provides social work services consisting of discharge planning, continuing care resources and clinical social work services, including crisis intervention, patient advocacy mandated reporting, informational and referral coordination of health and mental health services with community providers. The Social Worker is responsible for education of patients, families and/or significant others. Participates in related department functions, such as community and program education. The Clinical Social Worker is required to work in all acute medical units including NICU and burn.

Depending on experience of the selected candidate, this position will be hired at the Clinical Social Worker I, II or III level.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • A Master's degree from an accredited school of social work (MSW).

  • Must possess the knowledge and abilities essential to the successful performance of the duties assigned to the position.

  • Must possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

  • Must be able to work within a team environment.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • California LCSW license (must have this certification to be hired at level III).

  • Proven clinical training and/or work experience in the acute care, inpatient setting.

SPECIAL CONDITIONS

  • Must be able to work various hours and locations based on business needs.
  • Employment is subject to a criminal background check and pre-employment physical.
  • Minimum two (2) years of post-MSW Social Work experience is required to be hired at level II.

Job offer is contingent on successful engagement in the UC COVID-19 Vaccination program (fully vaccinated with documented proof or approved exception/deferral).

If applicable, life-support certifications (BLS, NRP, ACLS, etc.) must include hands-on practice and in-person skills assessment; online-only certification is not acceptable.

UC San Diego Health is the only academic health system in the San Diego region, providing leading-edge care in patient care, biomedical research, education, and community service. Our facilities include two university hospitals, a National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center, Shiley Eye Institute, Sulpizio Cardiovascular Center, the only Burn Center in the county, and and dozens of outpatient clinics. We invite you to join our team!

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UC San Diego is a smoke and tobacco free environment. Please visit smokefree.ucsd.edu for more information.

Application Instructions

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