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Providence Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) in Torrance, California

Description

Clinical Social Worker (LCSW - LCMH Patient Family Services at Providence Little Company Of Mary Torrance Hospital

Provides clinical social work services on the Bridges inpatient program in a manner consistent with the philosophy and objectives of LCM-SPH and the NASW. The Social Worker is responsible for psychosocial assessments, individual, group and family therapy, participation in treatment team planning, processing commitments, and discharge planning/case management service, crisis intervention, and liaison services with referral sources and other departments within the hospital. Represent Bridges at Court hearings for patient competency. Patients to include: Young, middle and older adults at LCM-SPH Bridges. Designated as a Behavioral Health Clinician to perform 5150 evaluations. Licensed Clinical Social workers must follow Dept of Mental Health guidelines.

Required qualifications for this position includes:

  • Master's Degree in Social Work

  • LCSW licensure by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences (BBS) and registration with BBS

  • Designated as Behavioral Health Clinician to perform 5150 evaluations within 18 months of hire

  • All LCSWs must follow the guideline by Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health for LPS designation and keep their designation in current status

  • CPI certification (nonviolent crisis intervention training) within one (1) year of hire

  • Two (2) years of Healthcare related setting with psychiatric mental health patient population in area of service, preferably in an inpatient setting

  • Computer experience

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Discharge planning experience

Our best-in-class benefits are uniquely designed to support you and your family in staying well, growing professionally and achieving financial security. We take care of you, so you can focus on delivering our Mission of caring for everyone, especially the most vulnerable in our communities.

About the hospital you will serve.

Providence Little Company of Mary Medical Center Torrance is a 436-bed non-profit hospital that has served the greater South Bay communities of Los Angeles since 1960. We have a reputation for clinical excellence and sophisticated technology while providing care with a personal, healing touch. In addition to the finest general medical, surgical and critical care services, we offer a number of specialty programs including Cardiovascular Services, Women’s and Children’s Health, Oncology, and Emergency Care. We are proud to be named one of the Top 50 U.S. Hospitals for Heart Care by Thomson Reuters, the only community hospital in California to receive this honor. We were one of five hospitals in the United States recognized by American Hospital Association-McKesson for leadership and innovation in quality improvement. We received The Choice Award by AAHCP for Outstanding Customer Service Delivery, and were one of 24 hospitals and health systems in the nation to receive the Premier Award for Quality by the Premier healthcare alliance. As a member of Providence Health & Services, a Catholic-sponsored healthcare ministry, we believe strongly in respecting the dignity of each person, and give special concern to the most vulnerable members of our community.

About Providence

At Providence, our strength lies in Our Promise of “Know me, care for me, ease my way.” Working at our family of organizations means that regardless of your role, we’ll walk alongside you in your career, supporting you so you can support others. We provide best-in-class benefits and we foster an inclusive workplace where diversity is valued, and everyone is essential, heard and respected. Together, our 120,000 caregivers (all employees) serve in over 50 hospitals, over 1,000 clinics and a full range of health and social services across Alaska, California, Montana, New Mexico, Oregon, Texas and Washington. As a comprehensive health care organization, we are serving more people, advancing best practices and continuing our more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable.

Requsition ID: 102393
Company: Providence Jobs
Job Category: Social Services
Job Function: Clinical Care
Schedule: Per-Diem
Shift: Variable
Career Track: Clinical Professional
Department: 7014 LCMT SOCIAL WORK
Address: CA Torrance 4101 Torrance Blvd

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.