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Professional License Licensed Clinical Social Worker
Location Redwood City, CA
Start Date ASAP

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Job Description & Requirements
Social Worker - Acute - (SW - Acute)
StartDate: 02/24/2020Available Shifts: 8 D Pay Rate: $1450.00 - 1900.00

Hospital/ClinicThe primary role of the Medical Social Worker II is to assist patients and families/caregivers to cope with the social/emotional issues and practical arrangements related to the patient's illness. Under general direction of the Social Work Manager/LCSW, delivers age-appropriate social work care to patients and their caregivers in accordance with agency policy and procedure and state and federal regulations. The Medical Social Worker II serves as an integral member of the healthcare team providing assessments, coordination, treatment planning, information and referral to community resources and other social work services to meet the complex needs of patients and families in the hospital and clinic settings. Hospice/Home HealthThe primary role of the Medical Social Worker II in the Hospice/Home Health setting is to assist patients and families/caregivers to cope with the social/ emotional issues and practical arrangements related to the patient's illness. Under general direction, delivers age-appropriate social work care to patients and their caregivers in their place of residence in accordance with agency policy and procedure and state and federal regulations. The Medical Social Worker II serves as an integral member of the home health team providing assessments, coordination and implementation of social work services to meet the complex needs of patients in the home setting.Essential Functions:- Hospital/Clinic: - Provide psychodynamic interventions, crisis intervention, grief/bereavement counseling, problem solving, stress reduction & developing healthy coping strategies in individual/family/group settings. Provide counseling for disease acceptance & understanding. - Responsible for developing & implementing individual Plan of Treatment which assist patients & families to cope and/or restore social, emotional, financial & environmental factors which affect and/or affected by illness. - Completes psychosocial assessments. Partners w/ patient to identify needs & develop & implement individual treatment plan based on mutually agreed upon treatment plan. - Discuss options for care proactively including Kaiser resources & external community/government resources to assist patient & family in developing short & long term care plans as appropriate. - Team w/ other disciplines in assessing, planning & providing services for patients utilizing biopsychosocial information. - Assist patient in advocating for self to receive appropriate services w/in Kaiser & in the community. - Assist patient & family w/ care planning & discharge plans. - Takes, reviews, evaluates & prioritizes written & oral referrals. - Maintains documentation, records & data collections. - Responsible for completion of required documents in a complete & timely manner. - Functions as part of the Skilled Nursing Facility Team to assure appropriate, timely placement of Kaiser members in nursing facilities. - Liaison between patient & Kaiser maintaining positive relationship w/ Kaiser & providing for continuity of care. - Identifies appropriate levels of care & facilities for referred patients, were applicable Obtains placements, where applicable. - Collaborate w/ internal & external resources in Kaiser & the community to meet mutually agreed upon goals & objectives. - Provides information & referral to community resources as requested. - Coordinates exchange of information between Kaiser, families, members & skilled nursing facilities. - Determines application of Kaiser, Medicare & Medi-Cal benefits to specific patient situations. - Participates in Utilization Mgmt/Quality Assurance activities. - Assist in coordinating communication between regional offices, clinics, hospitals, & field staff, triaging of phone calls from members'/families. - Works w/ referral sources to clarify & complete required clinical & psychosocial information. - Perform other related duties as necessary. Hospice/Home Health: - Provide psychodynamic interventions, crisis intervention, grief/bereavement counseling, problem solving, stress reduction & developing healthy coping strategies in individual/family/group settings. - Provide counseling to help patients cope w/ acute/chronic/terminal illnesses. - Responsible for developing & implementing individual Plan of Treatment which assist patients & families to cope and/or restore social, emotional, financial & environmental factors which affect and/or affected by illness. - Completes biopsychosocial strengths based assessments. - Partners w/ patient to identify needs & develop & implement individual treatment plan based on mutually agreed upon treatment plan. - Discuss options for care proactively including Kaiser resources & external community/government resources to assist patient & family in developing short & long term care plans as appropriate. - Team w/ other disciplines in assessing, planning & providing services for patients utilizing biopsychosocial information. - Assist patient in advocating for self to receive appropriate services w/in Kaiser & in the community. - Assist patient & family in placing patient in higher level of care as determined by team & patient, if applicable. - Takes, reviews, evaluates & prioritizes written & oral referrals. - Maintains documentation, records & data collections. - Responsible for completion of required documents in a complete & timely manner. - Functions as part of the Home Health/Hospice Team to assure appropriate, timely placement of Kaiser members in nursing facilities.

Required Qualifications
BLS,
Masters in Social Work accredited by the Council of Social Work Education.
2 years experience in hospital in the past 2 years
excellent oral/telephone communication skills and written documentation
Knowledge of chronic and acute disease and how it impacts patient and family functioning.

Preferred Qualifications
LCSW preferred.

About the Facility
Certified as a Primary Stroke Center by The Joint Commission, the award-winning Kaiser Redwood City Medical Center is one of the only hospitals in its area sanctioned for neuroinvasive procedures, and has received America’s Best Hospitals designation by U.S. News & World Report and the Medal of Honor from the Department of Health and Human Services.

Facility Location
With a scenic location on the San Francisco Peninsula, Redwood City is a place where you can find a balance of both thriving business and industry as well as plenty of entertainment. Towering green trees meet the cool ocean spray in this gorgeous Northern California town where it is easy to get swept away by the city’s natural beauty and relaxing atmosphere.

Job Benefits
Allied travel assignments are typically for 13 weeks and offer generous packages that include:
  • Competitive pay rates
  • Medical, Dental, Vision
  • 401(k) and Flex Spending
  • Life Insurance
  • Accident and Short-term Disability Coverage
  • Free Continuing Education
  • Free Private Housing
  • Refer a friend and earn extra cash!


About the Company
Club Staffing, an AMN Healthcare company, is the leader in allied healthcare staffing, with thousands of travel positions available throughout the United States. We are dedicated to meeting the unique needs of each allied healthcare professional; whether it's travel, per diem, temp-to-perm, or permanent. We also offer more therapist, laboratory and medical imaging jobs in more places than other travel companies. AMN Healthcare is an EEO/AA/Disability/Protected Veteran Employer.  We encourage minority and female applicants to apply.


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Benefits Offered

Health Insurance Provided: Yes
First Day Health Insurance: Yes
Liability Insurance: Yes
Licensing Reimbursement: Yes
Housing Provided: Yes
Housing Stipend: Yes
Flexible Housing or Furniture Options: Yes
Reimbursement for CEUs: Yes
Retirement Options: Yes
Flexible Payment Options: Yes
Rental Car or Stipend: Yes
Pay for Physical Exams: Yes
Pay for Drug Testing: Yes
Coverage Between Assignments: Yes
Guaranteed Hours: Yes
Travel Expenses: Yes
JCAHO Certified: Yes