Posted in General Business 8 days ago.
Location: CULVER CITY, California
Social Worker Lead - Full Time, Days (Culver City)
We are hospitals and affiliated medical groups, working closely together for the benefit of every person who comes to us for care. We build comprehensive networks of quality healthcare services that are designed to offer our patients highly coordinated, personalized care and help them live healthier lives. Through collaboration, we strive to provide all of our patients and medical group members with the quality, affordable healthcare they need and deserve.
The Lead Social Worker coordinates and oversees social services staff and functions, while maintaining an advanced level of skills and expertise. Delivers social services, including psychosocial evaluation and treatment, advocacy, teaching, referrals to community services, and assistance, as needed, with discharge planning. Interviews patients, makes social assessments, and interacts with families, significant others, physicians, and staff, to obtain information that will assist with patient's ability to understand his or her medical condition(s). Makes recommendations for additional services upon discharge. Ensures documentation in the medical record is clear and complete. Troubleshoots and resolves issues as they arise. Functions as a role model and clinical resource to staff.
Minimum Education: Masters Degree in Social Work (MSW) or Marriage Family Therapist (MFT) in the State of California required.
Minimum Experience: Two (2) years of practice as a Social Worker required. Computer Proficiency and Literacy. Familiarity of Joint Commission, CMS, CDPH requirements. Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships across the organization. One (1) year of healthcare experience preferred. Bilingual skills to communicate effectively with patients and families preferred.
Req. Certification/Licensure: None.
Employee Value Proposition
Prospect Medical Holdings, Inc., is guided by a diverse and highly experienced leadership core. This group maintains the vision that has made Prospect a needed difference-maker in the lives of so many patients today, and many executives contribute to our continued efforts. As a member of our highly effective team of professionals, benefit eligible positions will receive:
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We are an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer and do not discriminate against applicants due to veteran status, disability, race, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation or other protected characteristics. If you need special accommodation for the application process, please contact Human Resources.
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Keywords: Case Management, Utilization Review, Social Work, Social Services, UR, U.R., Acute Care, Community Resources, Discharge Planning, Discharge, Psychosocial Assessment, Group, Acute Care Hospital, Behavioral Health