Social Worker III PRN
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POST DATE 8/16/2016
END DATE 2/1/2017
San Jose, CA
JOB DESCRIPTIONJob Code: 08385-16395
As the Silicon Valley continues to change and grow, so does Regional Medical Center of San Jose. With an employed staff of 1,540 and a medical staff of more than 500 professionals specializing in 21 fields of medicine, dentistry and podiatry, Regional offers world-class healthcare to residents throughout the greater Silicon Valley community.
SCHEDULE: 0.01, PER DIEM, SHIFT: VARIABLE, AS NEEDED
INTERNAL POSTING PERIOD: AUGUST 15, 2016 AUGUST 22, 2016
POSITION SUMMARY: In addition to the Social Worker I and II , responsibilities, The Advanced Social Worker III has advanced knowledge and skills in Clinical Social Work practice or administration and is distinguished from the MSW by leadership activities in the department including participation in program planning, provision of educational programs, clinical consultation to the social work team, service lines, other departments, the community and patients ranging in age from infancy to geriatric population. He/she may provide clinical supervision to MSW s.
Minimum: LCSW (Licensed Clinical Social Worker)
Preferred: Two years post licensure
Minimum: Conversant in Psychosocial Theory. Practices autonomously with minimal supervision. 5 to 10 years experience in a healthcare setting.
Minimum: Masters in social work (MSW) from an accredited school.
Minimum: Knowledge & understanding of human behavior, development of personality, adaptation to illness. Effects of hospitalization on patients & families. Knowledge of community resources available. Demonstrated knowledge of skills to work in a clinical specialty. Ability to collaboratively with the multidisciplinary team. Develops positive professional relationship with department staff, physicians & hospital personnel. Ability to maintain a calm and professional demeanor in stressful situation. Conversant in Psychosocial Theory.
Last Edited: 12/02/2016