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What will you be doing in this role?
As a Per Diem Social Worker you will provide a full range of social work services in collaboration with other CSMC staff to meet the psychosocial and discharge planning needs of patients/families/significant others.
Active participation in Department's continuing education/staff development programs. Involved in program planning in assigned service areas along with the organization of social work activities.
Provides social work services to patients and their families with psychosocial needs. To assure patients receive benefit from medical and/or psychiatric care and post-hospital planning. Psychosocial evaluation -- identification of problems affecting optimal patient care and the development of a treatment plan Crisis intervention Individual and family counseling Discharge planning and case coordination Interdisciplinary discussion of psychosocial implications of illness including consultation regarding treatments and resources designed to solve the problems of the patients Develops and maintains productive relationships with community health, welfare, and social agencies Initiates program planning and development in assigned services/programs Performs other related duties as directed.
Masters Degree in Social Work required.
1 year of experience in an acute care hospital setting required.
Providing healthcare for more than 100 years, Cedars-Sinai has evolved into one of the most dynamic and highly renowned medical centers in the world. Along with caring for patients, Cedars-Sinai is a hub for biomedical research and a training center for future physicians and other healthcare professionals. This attracts exceptional talent to Cedars-Sinai, including world-renowned physician-scientists who seek a place where they can both conduct research and see patients--the ideal formula for discovery and its translation into cures. Our patients benefit from access to doctors at the top of their fields, and our researchers have an ideal community in which to study the impact of healthcare challenges, and reflect that knowledge in their research. The greater Los Angeles area in which Cedars-Sinai resides possesses unparalleled cultural and ethnic diversity which offers outstanding opportunities for translational and clinical research and a dynamic environment for medical education.Although community based, Cedars-Sinai is a major t...eaching hospital affiliated with the David Geffen School of Medicine at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). Cedars-Sinai has highly competitive graduate medical education programs in more than 50 specialty and subspecialty areas, a graduate program in biomedical sciences and translational medicine, a clinical scholars program directed towards junior physicians with aspirations to become clinical scientists, and post graduate training opportunities.There are more than 250 full-time faculty members at Cedars-Sinai. The voluntary medical staff, comprised of more than 2,200 specialty board-certified or board-qualified physicians, represent all of the specialties and subspecialties and collaborate with full-time medical staff in the teaching responsibilities of the graduate medical education programs.