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Social Worker MSW

St Josephs Medical Center Stockton, California
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The posted compensation range of $44.99 - $51.15 / hour is a reasonable estimate that extends from the lowest to the highest pay CommonSpirit in good faith believes it might pay for this particular job, based on the circumstances at the time of posting. CommonSpirit may ultimately pay more or less than the posted range as permitted by law.

Requisition ID 2024-340623 Employment Type Seasonal/Casual/OnCall/Supplemental Department Care Coordination Hours/Pay Period 8 Shift Day Weekly Schedule Varied day shifts Remote No Category Case Management and Social Work
Overview

St. Josephs Medical Center is a member of Dignity Health. The word dignity perfectly defines what our organization stands for showing respect for all people by providing excellent care. St. Josephs Medical Center was founded in 1899 under the direction of the Dominican Sisters of San Rafael is a not for profit fully accredited regional hospital with 395 beds a physician staff of over 400 and more than 2400 employees. Specializing in cardiovascular care comprehensive cancer services and women and childrens services including neonatal intensive care. St. Josephs is the largest hospital as well as the largest private employer in Stockton California. Nationally recognized as a quality lead St. Josephs is consistently chosen as the most preferred hospital by local consumers.


Responsibilities

Responsibilities

The Clinical Social Worker is responsible for performing social work assessments and interventions as needed for inpatients, outpatients and emergency department patients. They are dedicated to patient and family centered care that values personal self-determination, skilled at managing multiple priorities at once, and engaging in creative, compassionate and ethical problem-solving. As a member of a multidisciplinary health team, they perform comprehensive assessments and develop treatment plans that integrate the medical, social and resource issues that impact individual patients, families and at risk populations. Clinical Social Workers are responsible for working collaboratively with all healthcare team members to develop and implement treatment plans that support patient-centered plan of care for both individual patients and the medical community. The functions of the Clinical Social Worker includes crisis intervention, patient /family intervention, high risk screening, brief counseling, referring for financial or other identified resource needs, arrange and facilitate family/patient representative meetings with the health care team as needed, assist in post acute placement on complex discharges and engagement of appropriate agencies or community resources when high risk patients are identified. The Clinical Social Worker establishes and maintains professional relationships with physicians, case managers, nursing staff, county agencies, community resources, patients and families. The position will be required to serve on hospital committees and take part in developing and presenting in-services to Hospital staff. This position requires the full understanding and active participation in fulfilling the Mission of the Organization. It is expected that the employee will demonstrate behavior consistent with the Core Values. The employee shall support the Organization's strategic plan and the goals and direction of the Performance Improvement Plan (PIP).

  • Patient/Family Self Care Management
  • Patient/Family Health Management Education
  • Bioethics Referrals & Management
  • Physician, Staff & Community Education
  • Care Coordination Education & Training, Risk Management Identification & Referral
  • Crisis Intervention
  • Psychosocial Assessment/Functioning
  • Counseling Support & Referral
  • Abuse/Neglect Identification & Referral (Partner, Child, Elder)
  • Family Issues Affecting Care, Coping/Emotional Adjustment
  • Grief/Bereavement Support (Individual & Group

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:  

  • At least one year of clinical and/or medical social work experience required or successful completion of an approved internship.
  • Master's Degree from a School of Social work accredited by the Council of Social Work Education.
  • Excellent customer service and presentation skills are a must. Strong interpersonal and written communication skills are essential.
  • Demonstrated ability to apply analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple tasks or projects effectively.
  • Ability to work independently as needed with a high degree of detail orientation.
  • Ability to work efficiently in a fast-paced environment with changing priorities.
  • Knowledge of contemporary behavioral and systems theories relevant to health care; end-of-life dynamics and interventions; grief and bereavement counseling; substance abuse identification and interventions; support for victims of abuse, neglect or violence; community or financial resources for underserved or vulnerable populations. SSDI, SDI, and other governmental/county requirements/programs.
  • Thorough comprehension of OBRA and Title 22 is required.
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While you’re busy impacting the healthcare industry, we’ll take care of you with benefits that may include health/dental/vision, FSA, matching retirement plans, paid time off, tuition assistance, adoption assistance, and more!

Unless directed by a Collective Bargaining Agreement, applications for this position will be considered on a rolling basis. CommonSpirit Health cannot anticipate the date by which a successful candidate may be identified.

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