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Providence Health & Services Social Worker MSW - Pediatric Outpatient Palliative Care in Torrance, California


Providence is calling a full time, day shift Clinical Social Worker for our Pediatric Outpatient Palliative Care team with Providence TrinityKids Care.

This position is Mon-Fri, and primarily covering Orange County, but will also need to cover parts of Los Angeles

Please click on the video link to learn more about TrinityCare Hospice:

Please upload a current resume reflecting all relevant experience.

In this position you will:

  • Participate in theactivities of the interdisciplinary Palliative Care Team. P

  • Participate in the development and review of appropriate protocols, facilitates formal andinformal meetings regarding patient and family communication and decisionmaking processes that support appropriate referral and consistent care, works in collaboration with physicians, hospital, home health andhospice health care teams to provide Palliative Care services in patient,out-patient and in home settings to seriously ill patients and theirfamilies.

  • Engage inindependent decision-making about psychosocial needs, provides psychosocialservices to individuals and their families, and provides formal and informalmeetings regarding patient and family communication and decision making.

  • Obtain a psychosocial history,including chart review and informationgathered from the patient and family, and conducts psychosocial palliative careneeds assessments.

  • Provide direct patient care as well asconsultative services to assure the delivery of state-of- the-art palliativecare.

  • Responsible for contributing social work expertise to staff education, data collection, and quality improvementactivities as they relate to inpatient, outpatient and home palliativeservices.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Graduate of aMaster’s program in social work accredited by the Council on Social WorkEducation.

  • Minimum: 3-years' ofinpatient, outpatient, or home-based social work.

  • Excellent verbal and written communicationskills

  • Validdriver's license with an automobile that is in good working order and insuredin accordance with state and/or LCMHS/TrinityCare Hospicerequirements.

  • Working knowledge of computer applications,i.e. Microsoft Office.

  • Bilingual in Spanish/English

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • LCSW preferred

  • Advanced training in palliative care preferred

About the hospice you will serve.

Providence TrinityCare Hospice, established in 1977, is the oldest and largest non-profit hospice in Southern California and the first to be licensed by the State of California. Caring for people in Los Angeles and Orange Counties with professional teams. Providence TrinityCare Hospice is Medicare Certified and CHAP (Community Health Accreditation Program) accredited. We also provide the only specialized pediatric hospice service in Los Angeles County.

As the only pediatric hospice in Los Angeles County, Providence TrinityKids Care understands the impact a seriously ill child can have on the life of a family. A specialized division of TrinityCare, TrinityKids Care helps children with life-limiting illnesses leave the hospital in order to spend as much time as possible at home with their families.

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

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: Full-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Social Work

Location: California-Torrance

Other Location(s): California-Orange, California-Huntington Beach, California-Irvine, California-Anaheim, California-Los Angeles

Req ID: 213137