Dignity Health SOCIAL WORKER in REDWOOD CITY, California

Overview

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Dignity Health Sequoia Hospital is an accredited, not-for-profit community hospital providing innovative and exceptional health care for generations of Bay Area residents. Sequoia’sis a nationally known pioneer in advanced cardiac care, affiliated with the Cleveland Clinic Heart and Vascular Institute. Sequoia has received national recognition from Healthgrades for superior patient safety and was named as one of America’s top 100 hospitals for cardiac care. Ourprogram is a designated Blue Distinction Center for Knee and Hip Replacement. Ouris consistently ranked as a favorite among Peninsula families. We are also known for our comprehensive emergency care and leading-edge. Our Pavilion combines the most advanced medical and surgical services with a unique healing environment, including private, spacious rooms and inviting garden areas.

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Responsibilities

Position Summary:

This position is responsible for performing social work assessment, intervention, and referrals, particularly where psychosocial factors influence medical problems, hospital course, patient/staff interactions, and discharge from the hospital. The Medical Social Worker is responsible for all inpatient and outpatient referrals. The social worker is interviewed, directed and evaluated by the Supervisor of Social Services. The social worker establishes and maintains professional relationships with physicians, case managers, county agencies, community resources, patients and families. The position will be required to take part in developing and presenting inservices to Sequoia Hospital staff.Medical Social Worker experience.

Minimum:

  • Two years Masters Degree from a School of Social work, accreditation

  • Completes and maintains required unit specific training.

  • Ability to establish and maintain cooperative relationships with professional and lay groups; ability to communicate effectively.

Preferred:

  • Masters degree from a school of Social Work preferred.

  • LCSW or CCSWI (intern) preferred.

Qualifications

Two years Masters Degree from a School of Social work, accreditation.Completes and maintains required unit specific training.Ability to establish and maintain cooperative relationships with professional and lay groups; ability to communicate effectively. Masters degree from a school of Social Work preferred. LCSW or CCSWI (intern) preferred.

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Job ID 2018-57691

Employment Type Part Time

Department Social Work Services

Hours / Pay Period 64

Facility Sequoia Hospital

Shift Day

Location REDWOOD CITY

State/Province CA

Standard Hours Mon-Fri, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.