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Providence Health & Services Clinical Social Worker - LCSW in Torrance, California

Description:

Providence is calling a Per Diem, Variable Shift Licensed Clinical Social Worker for Patient Family Services to Providence Little Company of Mary Torrance Medical Center in Torrance, CA.

In this position you will:

  • Provide clinical social work services to the Patient Family Services department in a manner consistent with the philosophy and objectives of LCM-Torrance and the NASW.

  • Be responsible for psychosocial assessments.

  • Participate in treatment team planning, processing commitments, discharge planning/case management service, crisis intervention, and liaison services with referral sources and other departments within the Providence Health & Services and community. Patients to include adults 18 years or older.

  • Designated as a Behavioral Health Clinician to perform 5150 evaluations.

  • All LCSWs must follow the guideline by Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health for LPS designation and keep their designation in current status.

Qualifications:

Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Master's Degree in Social Work

  • LCSW licensure by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences ( BBS )

  • Be designated as a Behavioral Health Clinician to perform 5150 evaluations.

  • All LCSWs must follow the guideline by the Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health for LPS designation and keep their designation in current status

  • Two ( 2 ) years experience in healthcare related setting with psychiatric mental health patient population or within an emergency department working with psychiatric patients

  • Computer experience / literacy as needed for the job

  • Advanced communication skills to communicate effectively with patients, hospital staff, physicians and the community.

  • Knowledgeable of case management, group leadership skills, age specific growth and development, crisis and behavior management, family therapy theory and practice and community resources

  • Flexibility and strong self motivation/organizational skills to prioritize work and make decisions with minimal supervision

  • A courteous and cooperative service-oriented demeanor

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Discharge planning experience

About the hospital you will serve:

Providence Little Company of Mary Medical Center Torrance is a 436-bed non-profit hospital serving the greater South Bay communities of Los Angeles since 1960. We are proud of our reputation for clinical excellence, use of advanced technology, and a distinct focus on providing care with a personal, healing touch. In addition to the finest general medical, surgical, and critical care services, we offer a number of specialty programs including Cardiovascular Services, Women’s and Children’s Health, Oncology, and Emergency Care.

Providence Little Company of Mary Medical Center Torrance is the only South Bay area hospital to be named a 100 Top Hospital by Truven Health; a distinction we have held four years in a row. As a recent recipient of the Premier Award for Quality by the Premier healthcare alliance and the American Hospital Association McKesson Quest for Quality, our commitment to outstanding patient care and operational efficiency is clear.

As a member of Providence Health & Services, a Catholic-sponsored healthcare ministry, we believe strongly in respecting the dignity of each person and give special concern to the most vulnerable members of our community.

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits - see our website for details

http://www.providenceiscalling.jobs/rewards-benefits/

Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence Health & Services is a not-for-profit Catholic network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services guided by a Mission of caring the Sisters of Providence began over 160 years ago. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: On Call

Shift: Variable

Job Category: Social Work

Location: California-Torrance

Req ID: 226791

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