Social Worker (MSW)
California Hospital Med Center - Los Angeles, CA

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About this opportunity:
All employees are expected to perform their duties in alignment with the vision and values of the organization. The person doing this job is responsible for a variety of tasks that lead to a high level of customer satisfaction in the most cost-effective manner. A social worker helps people achieve more adequate, satisfying and productive social adjustments through the application of social work principles and methods.

Minimum 1-year experience in health/medical setting. Master's degree in Social Work/Welfare required. Registered with the BBS as an ACSW, preferred. KNOWLEDGE IN: 1. Human Behavior and Development 2. Psychodynamic and Psychosocial Theories 3. Social Policies and Research (i.e. Needs Assessment) 4. Psychopathologies 5. Crisis Intervention 6. Community Organizations and Resources 7. Discharge Planning Process 8. Social Case Management Principles 9. Entitlement Programs 10. Patient Rights 11. Regulatory Requirements for Mandated Reporting: Child Abuse and Neglect, Domestic Violence and Elder Abuse and Neglect 12. Cultural Diversity

SKILLS IN: 1. Age-appropriate Psychosocial assessment and diagnosis 2. Counseling: individual, marital and groups 3. Formulating, implementing and monitoring outcome of age-specific psycho-social care or treatment plan 4. Advocacy 5. Patient, family and staff education 6. Collaboration and consultation 7. Problem-Solving 8. Effective, timely and responsible Communication: Written and Oral 9. Conflict resolution 10. Negotiation 11. Prioritizing cases and assignments 12. Community Outreach 13. Networking Must answer pages and carry a beeper/pager. Local travel may be required.

This position is represented by SEIU, Local 399.

We're California Hospital Medical Center (CHMC), a not-for-profit, 319-bed acute and ambulatory care hospital that provides services to the dynamic community of downtown Los Angeles and its surrounding neighborhoods. With a 120-year history of healing, our vision is a growing and diversified health care ministry distinguished by excellent quality and committed to expanding access to those in need.

The hospital is part of Dignity Health , one of the largest healthcare systems in the West with 40 hospitals in Arizona, California and Nevada. Our mission, vision and values were all formed out of the recognition of the inherent dignity of each person. It also represents our commitment to delivering excellent medical care to all, to advocating on behalf of the poor, and to partnering with others to improve the quality of life.

Our outstanding benefits package includes 100% employer paid Medical Benefits for you and your family, including domestic partners. Also included are a 403 (b) plan with company match, tuition reimbursement and comprehensive dental and vision plans. .

Located blocks from Staples Center and LA Live, California Hospital is walking distance from the Metro Blue Line and employee parking is complimentary. The hospital also sponsors shuttle service to and from Union Station. To find out more, go to . EOE.

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