Clinical Social Worker - La Jolla - 114155
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#114155 Clinical Social Worker - La JollaFiling Deadline: Tue 7/5/2022
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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.
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.
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
Must be able to work within a team environment.
- 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.
- 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.
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