Providence Health & Services Social Worker in Santa Monica, California

Description:

Providence is calling a Full Time, Day Shift Social Worker to the Providence Saint John's Health Center in Santa Monica, CA.

In this position you will:

  • Under the general supervision of the Director, Social Services, the Social Worker provides assessment, counseling and information and referral to hospitalized patients, outpatients and their families.

  • The Social Worker work cooperatively with medical and paramedical staff.

Qualifications:

Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Master in Social Work from an accredited School of Social Work

  • ASW highly desirable.

  • Ability to perform rapid, accurate psychosocial assessments.

  • Knowledge of mandatory reporting requirements.

  • Knowledge of crisis intervention techniques.

  • Knowledge of issues common to hospitalized patients and their families.

  • Ability to deal effectively with many people across a broad range of cultural backgrounds and ages.

  • Ability to work independently with little or no supervision.

  • Proficient in P.C. software applications including, Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Outlook, etc.

  • Ability to prioritize, organize and coordinate work.

  • Ability to work effectively with many people at various levels of the organization.

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.

  • Ability to handle multiple tasks and appropriately prioritize.

  • Ability to clearly communicate with internal and external customers, including, but not limited to, patients, co-workers, management, physicians, and visitors.

  • Ability to maintain patient confidentiality and privacy in accordance to hospital policy.

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Minimum 2 years post Masters in Social Work work experience

  • Previous psychiatric or medical experience (including field work pre-M.S.W.)

  • ASW highly desirable

  • Licensed Clinical Social Worker ( LCSW ) by California Board of Behavioral Science

About the hospital you will serve:

Providence Saint John’s Health Center in Santa Monica, California, is part of Providence Health & Services, an integrated, not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, medical clinics, home health services, affiliated services and educational facilities in the western United States. Founded in 1942, Providence Saint John’s Health Center enjoys a reputation for clinical excellence across many disciplines.

The 266-bed health center has a medical staff of more than 900 physicians, 1,800 employees and a host of volunteers who share a commitment to providing quality care for all.

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits - see our website for details

http://www.providenceiscalling.jobs/rewards-benefits/

Our Mission

As people of Providence, we reveal God's love for all, especially the poor and vulnerable, through our compassionate service.

About Us

Providence Health & Services is the third largest not-for-profit health system in the United States. Providence employs more than 82,000 caregivers (employees) across a five-state area; AK, WA, MT, OR, and CA. Our facilities include 34 hospitals, 600 physician clinics, senior services, supportive housing and other health and educational services. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Mental/Behavioral Health

Location: California-Santa Monica

Req ID: 188547