Reports to: Asst Director, Case Management
Working Title: Clinical Social Worker II
Cost Center: Clinical Social Work (8360)
Bargaining Unit: HX
Job Code: 9314
Date Created: 01/28/2013
Shift: Day Shift
Reporting to the Chief Clinical Social Worker, the CSW is responsible for providing for the delivery of social services including psychosocial evaluation and treatment, advocacy, teaching, referrals to community services, and assisting as needed with discharge planning. Assists with the development of departmental policies and procedures, and ensures adherence to them.
Rate Minimum $60,030.00 Maximum $71,743.68
Accurately coordinates education needs for the discharged patient/family
Acts as an effective liaison to medical staff to ensure continuity and congruity of hospital services in accordance with the plan of care
Collaboratively participates in the care of the dying patient, respecting patient choices
Consistently demonstrates an advanced level of clinical expertise and enhanced communication skills
Coordinates functions for various hospital surveys for approval by regulatory agencies
Demonstrates a high level of social work competency and works within acceptable professional and community standards of practice
Develops and maintains quality improvement activities and recommends/implements program changes as appropriate
Develops care plans that are specific to the disease and age of the patient
Effectively collaborates as needed with the patient, family and healthcare team to facilitate appropriate patient transfers
Effectively coordinates multi-disciplinary referrals
Effectively intervenes in instances of abuse, assault or neglect, or when adequate financial or social resources are not available
Facilitates effective and efficient hospital response to physician orders and the acquisition of necessary services
Maintains knowledge of the impact of physical disabilities, chronic, acute and terminal illness on patient and family well being
Provides effective education, direction and guidance to clinical staff
Serves as an effective role model and preceptor to staff
Supports the participation of patients in planning for their care
Willingly assists patients who request to execute a Durable Power of Attorney for health care, or other document of choice
Core Organizational Functions:
Teamwork: Builds effective relationships across work groups by treating fellow employees with courtesy, respect and inclusiveness; maintains a positive attitude and takes responsibility for assignments.
Personal Achievement: Sets and achieves personal goals to advance career-related skills, knowledge and abilities and helps others to improve their skills.
Customer Service: Values and delivers high quality service to all customers through effective application of the UCICARE principles: Understanding, Communication, Involvement, Commitment, Action, Respect Environment, and LAST. Knows and complies with all customer service standards as outlined in the Service Excellence Handbook.
Resource Management: Demonstrates accountability, discretion and sound judgment in using or managing university resources.
Quality Improvement: Strives for high quality performance and takes initiative to make improvements and deliver results.
Master's Degree in Social Work
Knowledge of and ability to work within a complex health care system, with strong oral and written communication skills
Skills to interpret and implement hospital, JCAHO, Health Department and Child Abuse Registry standards and regulations
Current Clinical Social Work License issued by the Board of Behavioral Sciences
Knowledge of UCI Medical Center policies and procedures
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