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Medical Social Worker (MSW or LCSW) - Social Services

San Diego, California
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Job ID 9359 Date posted 06/14/2022 Schedule Per Diem Shift Rotating Department Social Services

JOB SUMMARY (MSW):
The Medical Social Worker (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. Practices as part of a multi-disciplinary team in the provision of clinical intervention and support to patients and families. The MSW assesses develops treatment plans and intervenes to address the needs identified in the Assessment. Uses knowledge of culture, age and developmental stages to develop and provide interventions, either as an independent practitioner or as a member of a medical team. Also may provide support and debriefing to RCHSD staff following traumatic events. Unlicensed Social Workers may provide supervision to Social Work Interns at the discretion of the Supervisor and as allowed by the academic institution. 

Skills Required:
• Critical thinking
• Strong problem-solving skills
• Skilled in collaboration and reconciliation
• Emotional Intelligence 
• Excellent interpersonal communication skills
• Extensive knowledge of interventions
• Self-Awareness and Self-Compassion
• Accomplished problem-solver

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS (MSW):
• 3 Years of experience
• Minimum of one year experience or relevant internship.
• If working at schools or Homecare, CA driver's license and proof of insurance will be required.
• One year pediatric professional experience

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS (MSW):
• Licensed Social Worker
• Experience in trauma, bereavement, chronic illness, catastrophic diagnosis, family violence, child-protection, and bio-ethical issues
• Experience working in an acute-care hospital setting
• Registered as an ASW with the Board of Behavioral Science Examiners in the State of California
• Registration with the State of California as an ASW or MFTI, as appropriate 

JOB SUMMARY (LCSW):

The Social Worker applies principles of Social Work & other behavioral health practices to provide patients & families with assessment, interventions, support, advocacy, & case management as a primary provider & / or as ancillary support to the primary medical provider. In all departments, practices as a member of multi-disciplinary team, in the provision of clinical intervention & support to patients & families. The Social Worker assesses, develops treatment plans, & intervenes to address the needs identified in the Assessment & by the Team. Utilizes knowledge of culture, age, & developmental stages to develop treatment plans & provide interventions, either as an independent practitioner or as a member of a medical team. Also may provide support & debriefing to RCHSD staff following traumatic events. Social Worker Skill B, as assigned, will provide supervision to Interns & unlicensed staff. May also participate in administrative duties, as assigned by the Supervisor.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS (LCSW):

  • 2 Years of experience
  • Licensed Social Worker (LCSW)
  • 2 years pediatric professional experience
  • Master's Degree in Social Work

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS (LCSW):

  • 4 Years of experience
  • Experience in assessment and treatment of children & adolescents
  • Experience in trauma, berevement, chronic illness, catastrophic diagnosis, family violence, child protection, and bio-ethical issues
  • Experience working in an acute-care hospital setting
  • Certification in clinical supervision in the state of California
  • Knowledge of evidence-based practices utilized in clinical interventions
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