Social Worker - Behavioral Health - Full Time 8/21/2020
El Camino Hospital
Mountain View, CA
JOB DESCRIPTIONAPPLY EL CAMINO HEALTH IS COMMITTED TO HIRING, RETAINING AND GROWING THE BEST AND BRIGHTEST PROFESSIONALS WHO WILL CARRY OUR MISSION AND VISION FORWARD. WE ARE PROUD OF OUR REPUTATION IN THE COMMUNITY: ONE BUILT ON COMPASSION, INNOVATION, COLLABORATION AND DELIVERING HIGH-QUALITY CARE. COME JOIN THE TEAM THAT MAKES THIS HAPPEN.
SCHEDULED BI-WEEKLY HOURS80
WORK SHIFTDay: 8 hours
In collaboration with a multi-disciplinary care team, this position is responsible for the timely coordination of health care services to meet the patient's individual need and promote quality and cost effective outcomes. Serves as a resource to the team to assist patients and care givers with psychosocial needs for 90 days post-discharge in the community setting, provide health coaching and collaborates with allied health partners across the continuum of care. Conducts social work care management activities by phone or in-person with patients and caregivers, including visits to patients in the home setting. Creates and updates a database of home and community-based psychosocial resources for assigned caseload and for use by the multidisciplinary team.
Master's degree in social work (MSW), counseling or nursing.
Knowledge of APS mandatory reporting laws.
Two years' experience in the provision of social services and or discharge planning in the post acute care setting preferred.
Knowledge of basic medical terminology.
Advanced communication skills in advocacy, negotiation, confrontation and conflict resolution.
Proficiency with Microsoft Office and electronic medical records
THE PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS AND WORKING CONDITIONS OF THIS JOB ARE AVAILABLE. EL CAMINO HEALTH WILL PROVIDE REASONABLE ACCOMMODATIONS TO QUALIFIED INDIVIDUALS WITH A DISABILITY IF THAT WILL ALLOW THEM TO PERFORM THE ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF A JOB UNLESS DOING SO CREATES AN UNDUE HARDSHIP FOR THE HOSPITAL, OR CAUSES A DIRECT THREAT TO THESE INDIVIDUALS OR OTHERS IN THE WORKPLACE WHICH CANNOT BE ELIMINATED BY REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION.
Sedentary Work - Duties performed mostly while sitting; walking and standing at times. Occasionally lift or carry up to 10 lbs. Uses hands and fingers. - (Physical Requirements-United States of America)
AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER:
El Camino Health seeks and values a diverse workforce. The organization is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions on the basis of qualifications and competencies. El Camino Health prohibits discrimination in employment based on race, ancestry, national origin, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, marital status, age, medical condition or any other status protected by law. In addition to state and federal law, El Camino Health also follows all applicable fair and equitable employment policies from the County of Santa Clara.