Clinical Social Worker - La Jolla (50%) - 118027
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#118027 Clinical Social Worker - La Jolla (50%)Filing Deadline: Wed 8/17/2022
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Please note that this position is a part-time appointment
UCSD Layoff from Career Appointment: Apply by 8/8/2022 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor.
Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 8/17/2022. Eligible Special Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for assistance.
Under general direction of Care Management leadership, the Clinical Social Worker provides social work services consisting of discharge planning, continuing care services and clinical social work services; including crisis intervention, mandated reporting, information and referral coordination of health and mental health services with community providers. The Social Worker is responsible for education and advocacy 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 II or III level.
Master's Degree from an accredited school of social work (MSW).
A minimum of two (2) years post MSW experience.
Must possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
Must be able to work within a team environment.
California LCSW license.
Demonstrated 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 three (3) years of post-MSW Social Work experience and a California LCSW license is required to be hired at level III.
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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