SOCIAL WORKER CLINICAL - Mercy Hospital Clinic- Full Time - Day in San Diego, CA at Scripps Mercy Hospital San Diego

Date Posted: 1/29/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Scripps-MD Anderson Cancer Center Social Worker
Assists 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.
To launch integrated, co-branded Scripps MD Anderson Cancer Center in 2018
MD Anderson requires that Scripps have multidisciplinary care teams in place that include social workers
Dedicated outpatient social worker is needed for our cancer patients at Mercy, SD and Mercy, CV
This outpatient social worker will improve the patient experience and clinical outcomes, and decrease the number of cancer patients in our ED's and hospitals.

Job Requirements

Experience/Specialized Skills: Experience in the hospital setting preferred. An ability to speak another language is desirable. 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.

Required Certification/Registration: Licensed by the State of California Behavioral Science Examiners Board as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) preferred. BLS for Health Care Provider required.

Required Education/Course(s)/Training: Masters degree in Social Work from an accredited university or college (MSW).

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.