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Medical Social Worker MSW

Pacifica Hospital of the Valley Los Angeles ,CA
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
  • Benefits: 401k, dental, life_insurance, medical, vision
Job Description

SOCIAL WORKER (MSW)

The SOCIAL WORKER (MSW) is an integral member of the Subacute resident care team providing patients and family members with education and advice emotional support, crisis intervention and counseling to cope with a multiplicity of social and emotional issues that arise as a result of a hospital stay. The SOCIAL WORKER (MSW) coordinates a varied of services including crisis intervention, bereavement, patient advocacy, referrals, prevention, education, discharge planning and implementation, and psychosocial assessments.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Collaborates with the healthcare team and involves resident and/or family in the development and implementation of plan of care
  • Identify resident’s specific needs, coordinating linkage with community agencies, in-home services, and institutional short-term and long-term placement for continuing care
  • Assist resident and/or family and all members of the healthcare team in the discharge planning process
  • Contributes to the monitoring of the quality and appropriateness of resident care delivered
  • Participates in the reporting and analysis of resident satisfaction survey data
  • Promotes and provides for optimum patient outcomes through the use of Socials Services scope of practice and scope of service
  • Complete necessary documentation and maintain clinical record for each resident during the resident’s length of stay

EDUCATION/TRAINING/EXPERIENCE:

  • CA Licensed Clinical Social Worker
  • One (1) year experience as MSW in an acute care environment
  • Experience in long term care environment preferred
  • Understands the relationship of hospital utilization review, care coordination, patient access, discharge planning, and acute care and community-based social services
  • Excellent listening and interpersonal skills
  • Above average verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to handle grief
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Ability to exercise professional judgement in performing day-to-day activities, ensuring adherence to hospital policies and procedures
Company Description
Pacifica Hospital of the Valley is an acute care hospital located in the San Fernando Valley. We provide our patients with quality healthcare, in a compassionate, friendly and healing environment. Services include: Medical / Surgical, Emergency, SubAcute, and Behavioral Health. Pacifica Hospital of the Valley is a community hospital and much more.

With a Mission to enrich health and vitality in our communities and the lives we serve, we enhance the experience of our patients, physicians and staff through the H.E.A.R.T of Pacifica Hospital of the Valley.

H - Honesty
E - Excellence
A - Accountability
R - Respect
T - Trust and Integrity

Pacifica Hospital of the Valley

Pacifica Hospital of the Valley is an acute care hospital located in the San Fernando Valley. We provide our patients with quality healthcare, in a compassionate, friendly and healing environment. Services include: Medical / Surgical, Emergency, SubAcute, and Behavioral Health. Pacifica Hospital of the Valley is a community hospital and much more. With a Mission to enrich health and vitality in our communities and the lives we serve, we enhance the experience of our patients, physicians and staff through the H.E.A.R.T of Pacifica Hospital of the Valley. H - Honesty E - Excellence A - Accountability R - Respect T - Trust and Integrity

Address

9449 San Fernando Rd
Los Angeles, CA
USA

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