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ER SOCIAL WORKER - CLINICAL in San Diego, CA at Scripps Mercy Hospital Chula Vista

Date Posted: 1/29/2019

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Job Description

At Scripps Health, you will experience the pride, support and respect of an organization that has been repeatedly recognized as one of the nation’s Top 100 Places to Work. You’ll be surrounded by people committed to making a difference in the lives of their patients and their teammates. So if you’re open to change, go ahead and unlock your potential.
We are seeking a compassionate, motivated ER Social Worker to join our team in Chula Vista, CA.  Located just south of San Diego, you will be an integral member of the ER Scripps Team by helping to prevent inappropriate admissions.  This is a face paced environment where you can grow and learn from a variety of experiences with a broad diverse patient population. 

ER Social Workers provide an important role within the hospital by assisting patient and families with personal and environmental problems which predispose illness or which interfere with their obtaining maximum benefits from medical care. Provides peer supervision for other staff, education for social work interns and/or assists with program planning and organization of services. Demonstrates ability to perform competencies as outlined in unit specific competency assessment tools. Demonstrates age specific care as established for a Clinical Social Worker in assigned area.

This is a Full-Time, 8-hour shift position (80 hours per pay period), primarily evening shift (2:30 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.), Monday-Friday with the ideal candidate needing to be open to flexibility to working weekends as needed.

Job Requirements

Required Qualifications:
  • Masters degree in Social Work from an accredited university or college (MSW).
  • BLS for Healthcare Provider through the American Heart Association.
  • Must be able to display good working relationships with patients, families, medical and nursing personnel, and all others employed at the hospital.
  • Working knowledge of the laws, regulations, policies and appeal procedures as relative to the Federal, State and other reimbursement programs.
 Preferred Qualifications:
  • Bilingual/Spanish highly preferred.
  • Licensed by the State of California Behavioral Science Examiners Board as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) preferred.  If candidate does not currently possess LCSW, this position does offer LCSW supervision.
  • Experience in Emergency Room or Acute Care Hospital setting preferred.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office including but not limited to Outlook, Excel.
 Scripps Health is repeatedly named on the Fortune Magazine’s 100 Best Companies to work for, only San Diego-based company and Becker’s Healthcare Top Hospitals. Scripps Health offers a robust Total Rewards Program designed to compensate and motivate you throughout your career. Scripps Health Total Rewards Program includes a broad range of plans and programs including market competitive pay and performance incentives, health and wellness benefits, financial wellness benefits, work-life resources, learning and development opportunities, and rewards and recognition. Unlock your potential with Scripps Health today.

Scripps Health is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, sexual orientation, or gender identity/expression), age, marital status, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.