MSW

Dignity Health Folsom , CA 95763

Posted 6 months ago

Overview

Dignity Health Mercy Hospital of Folsom is the community hospital serving the Sierra foothills communities of Folsom, El Dorado Hills, Granite Bay, Cameron Park, Shingle Springs and Rescue. With 106 licensed acute-care beds, and a physician staff of nearly 500, our accredited, non-profit hospital has been providing exceptional care for more than 35 years. Mercy Hospital of Folsom provides surgical services including minimally-invasive general, urological and gynecological surgeries. Additionally, Mercy Hospital of Folsom provides comprehensive and award-winning orthopedic services, which include surgery, inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation and specialty orthopedic care. In 2016, Mercy Hospital of Folsom was one of 12 Dignity Health hospitals recognized by the The Joint Commission as a Top Performer for Key Quality Measures.


Responsibilities Position Summary:
The Social Worker is responsible for performing social work assessments and interventions as needed for inpatients, outpatients and emergency department patients. They are dedicated to patient and family centered care that values personal self-determination, skilled at managing multiple priorities at once, and engaging in creative, compassionate and ethical problem-solving. As a member of a multidisciplinary health team, they perform comprehensive assessments and develop treatment plans that integrate the medical, social and resource issues that impact individual patients, families and at risk populations. Social Workers are responsible for working collaboratively with all healthcare team members to develop and implement treatment plans that support patient-centered plan of care for both individual patients and the medical community. The functions of the Social Worker includes crisis intervention, patient /family intervention, high risk screening, brief counseling, referring for financial or other identified resource needs, arrange and facilitate family/patient representative meetings with the health care team as needed, assist in post-acute placement on complex discharges and engagement of appropriate agencies or community resources when high risk patients are identified. The Social Worker establishes and maintains professional relationships with physicians, case managers, nursing staff, county agencies, community resources, patients and families. The position will be required to serve on hospital committees and take part in developing and presenting in-services to Hospital staff.

Minimum Qualifications:
  • At least two years of clinical and/or medical social work experience required

  • Masters Degree from a School of Social work accredited by the Council of Social Work Education

  • Excellent customer service and presentation skills are a must

  • Strong interpersonal and written communication skills are essential

  • Demonstrated ability to apply analytical and problem solving skills

  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple tasks or projects effectively

  • Ability to work independently as needed with a high degree of detail orientation

  • Ability to work efficiently in a fast-paced environment with changing priorities

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Licensed Clinical Social Worker or Licensed Clinical Social Worker in process preferred in California

Qualifications

At least two years of clinical and/or medical social work experience required. Excellent customer service and presentation skills are a must Strong interpersonal and written communication skills are essential Demonstrated ability to apply analytical and problem solving skills Demonstrated ability to manage multiple tasks or projects effectively Ability to work independently as needed with a high degree of detail orientation. Ability to work efficiently in a fast-paced environment with changing priorities MSW required, Licensed Clinical Social Worker or Licensed Clinical Social Worker in process preferred in California; LCSW or LMSW preferred AZ.


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