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Social Worker I (AMFT, ASW, APCC) - Psychiatry Resources

Oceanside, California
Job ID 13086 Date posted 11/19/2023 Schedule Full-Time Shift Day Department Psychiatry Resources; Community Service; Social Services

This is a casual position which is subject to renewal by: 06/30/2024


The Social Worker I (MSW) applies principles of Social Work and other mental health practices to provide patients and families with assessment interventions, support advocacy and case management as a primary provider and/or as ancillary support to the primary medical provider. The SW I (MSW) practices as a member of a multi-disciplinary team in the provision of clinical intervention, supporting patients and families. The SW I (MSW) develops treatment plans and interventions to address the needs identified in the assessment and by the Team. Applies knowledge of culture, age and developmental stages to develop treatment plans and provide interventions. Provides support and debriefing to RCHSD staff following traumatic events. Also provides emotional support to children and their families, coordinates care, and connects families to important financial and recovery resources. Unlicensed Social Workers may provide supervision to Social Work and/or MFT Interns at the discretion of the Supervisor and as allowed by the academic institution.


- Outstanding written and verbal communicator

- Analytical skills

- Emotionally resilient

- The ability to interact with a diverse clientele

- Diligent and possess strong professional boundaries

- Proven time-management and organizational skills

- Critical thinker

- Ethical integrity


- Master's Degree in Social Work, Counseling, Therapy or related field

- 1 year of experience and/or 1 year pediatric professional experience

- Registration with the State of California as an ASW, AMFT, or APPC. Must obtain registration number within 6 months of hire

- CA driver's license and proof of insurance, if applicable


- Knowledge of evidence-based practices applied in clinical interventions

- Experience in assessments and treatment of children and adolescents

- Certification in Clinical Supervision in the State of California

- Experience in trauma, bereavement, chronic illness, catastrophic diagnosis, family violence, child protection and bio-ethical issues

- Experience working in an acute-care hospital setting

The expected hiring range for this position is $34.13 to $46.93

Rady Children’s Hospital is committed to compensation that is externally competitive and internally equitable. We demonstrate this commitment by conducting regular market reviews to remain competitive with organizations of similar size in the nonprofit, healthcare sector. The range listed above does not represent the full salary range for the position but is the expected hiring range for qualified candidates. Compensation decisions consider a variety of factors including experience, education, licensure, unique skillsets, organizational need, and internal equity.


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