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Social Worker Per Diem Days

  • Job ID 2005033141
  • Date posted 10/26/2020
  • Facility Los Alamitos Medical Center
The dedicated staff, highly-skilled physicians and surgeons, and advanced technology combine to make working at Los Alamitos Medical Center a personally-rewarding work environment. Nursing staff often hold advanced degrees, are dedicated to caring for others in both their personal and professional lives, and work side-by-side with talented colleagues and medical staff. The hospital has an advanced bi-plane catheterization lab, robot-assisted surgery capabilities, an Orthopedic Destination Center, and the radiation oncology physician services are provided by UCLA Health. Outpatient services are provided in a colorful patient setting in our Total Care Pavilion and there will soon be nurse navigators to assist orthopedic and cancer patients. The hospital s quality indicators reflect the hard work of physicians and staff. LAMC awards and distinctions include an A on the Leapfrog Hospital Safety Score, American Heart Association Get with the Guidelines Gold+ Performance Achievement Award for Heart Failure, American Stroke Association Get With the Guidelines Gold+ Performance Achievement Award for Stroke, American Stroke Association Target Stroke Honor Roll, and is a Joint Commission Advanced Primary Stroke Center. Los Alamitos Medical Center is a great place to work. There are more than 150 staff members who have been here over 20 years and the hospital has been in the community for nearly 50 years treating generations of families.

We offer competitive salaries and benefits including a matching 401(k), several health & dental plans to choose from, generous tuition assistance plans, and relocation assistance for select positions.

Provides social work services to patients and families to facilitate their ability to cope with the psychological and social problems related to illness. Provides abuse detection and reporting, information and referral, consultation and counseling and assistance with discharge planning. Participates in interdisciplinary care process, in-services and other education programs of the hospital. The position requires knowledge of developmental stages as service is provided to infant, child, adolescent, Pediatric and geriatric populations. This position also requires knowledge of cultural influences in response to illness as there is come cultural diversity in the population served.

Master's Degree is Social Work from an accredited University or Bachelor's Degree in Social Work from an accredited.
At least 1 year in an acute medical facility preferred, or related experience in a medical setting.
Excellent verbal, written and computer skills
Excellent organizational and communication skills
Knowledge of internal policies and State/Federal regulations related to discharge planning and social services
Job: Case Management/Home Health
Primary Location: Los Alamitos, California
Facility: Los Alamitos Medical Center
Job Type: PT2Y
Shift Type: Days

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