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Cedars-Sinai Social Worker MSW Prdm - Weekends in Los Angeles, California

Align yourself with an organization that has a reputation for excellence! Cedars-Sinai was awarded the National Research Corporation’s Consumer Choice Award 19 times for providing the highest-quality medical care in Los Angeles. We were also awarded the Advisory Board Company’s Workplace of the Year, 3 years in a row. This annual award recognizes hospitals and health systems nationwide that have outstanding levels of employee engagement. We hire people who are passionate about helping others and committed to being a blessing to our community. Join us, and discover why U.S. News & World Report has named us one of America’s Best Hospitals!

What will you be doing in this role?

As a 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. The duties for this role include:

  • 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

  • Providing 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

  • Developing and maintaining productive relationships with community health, welfare, and social agencies

  • Initiating program planning and development in assigned services/programs

Requirements:

  • Masters Degree in Social Work required.

  • One or more years of acute care hospital experience required.

  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office applications.

  • Availablility - Weekends

Cedars-Sinai is an EEO employer. Cedars-Sinai does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of the race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, ancestry, physical or mental disability, legally protected medical condition (cancer-related or genetic characteristics or any genetic information), marital status, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, age (40 or older), military and/or veteran status or any other basis protected by federal or state law.

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