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Cedars-Sinai Social Worker, MSW or LCSW - Per Diem - Marina del Rey Hospital in Marina del Rey, California

Make a difference every single day!

Cedars-Sinai Marina del Rey Hospital and its staff aim to exceed the expectations of our patients, their families and the community with a service-oriented attitude. We seek excellence, courtesy, teamwork, respect, communication, and enthusiasm in our future colleagues. If you are looking for exciting career opportunities with growth potential, come and join the team at Cedars-Sinai Marina del Rey Hospital!

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

The social worker (MSW or LCSW) is responsible for performing social work assessments and interventions as needed for inpatients and Emergency Department patients. They are dedicated to patient and family-centered care that values personal self-determination, skilled at managing multiple priorities at once and engaging in creative, compassionate, and ethical problem-solving. As a member of the multidisciplinary team, they perform comprehensive assessments and assist with developing a plan that integrates medical and social resources. Functions include crisis intervention, patient/family intervention, high-risk screening, and brief counseling, referring to identified resources and engagement of appropriate agencies or community resources when high-risk patients are identified. The position will require serving on hospital committees and take part in developing and presenting in-services to hospital staff.

  • Active participation in Department's continuing education/staff development programs.

  • Involvement 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.

  • Assuring 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

  • Initiates program planning and development in assigned services/programs.

Hours from 0800 to 1630

Pay rate for ASW: $46.77/hr; Pay rate for LCSW: $53.46/hr

  • MSW from CSWE-accredited university or LCSW

  • Internship in Acute Inpatient setting during MSW program

  • Ability to register with the Board of Behavioral health for progression towards licensing

  • Must obtain license within two years of date of hire

  • Hospital/Inpatient experience, strongly desired

Working Title: Social Worker, MSW or LCSW - Per Diem - Marina del Rey Hospital

Business Entity: Cedars-Sinai Marina del Rey Hospital

Job Category: Patient Services

Position Type: Per Diem

Base Pay: $46.77 - $53.46

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.