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Clinical Social Worker, LCSW - Mental Health Specialist

Location: Downey
Posted on: August 1, 2022

Job Description:

Join Cedars-Sinai! Cedars-Sinai was awarded the Advisory Board Company s Workplace of the Year which is an award that recognizes hospitals and health systems nationwide that have outstanding levels of employee engagement. We also have a great benefits package and competitive compensation which explains why U.S. News & World Report has named us one of America s Best Hospitals! Why work here? Beyond outstanding employee benefits including health and dental insurance, vacation, and a 403(b) we take pride in hiring the best employees. Our accomplished staff reflects the culturally and ethnically diverse community we serve. They are proof of our dedication to creating a dynamic, inclusive environment that fuels innovation. Is This Position for You? This is a moderately new position that requires a candidate to be open to help develop and grow the program. This virtual, short term and results oriented program is best suited for candidates who are looking to work with different patients every few months. The MSW will work closely with primary care doctors, patients and the mental health team. A Little More About What You Will be Doing The Clinical Social Worker, LCSW is responsible for the development, planning, implementation, and evaluation of all social service-related interventions for corresponding Departments. Is responsible for identifying patients who have psycho/social needs on an inpatient or outpatient basis. Is responsible for developing patient care goals and treatment plans as agreed upon by the patient's care team. Is also available to physicians and nurse case managers as a consultant for those patients with complex psychosocial needs and advance care planning

  • Develops social service documentation tool/templates in EMR for Social Work consults, family counseling and group sessions and IS reports for outcome measurements
  • Performs triage for patients within corresponding team(s) and assists in coordinating patient care delivery, including DPA/POSLT and documents pertinent information in the case management system
  • Implements transitions of care between inpatient and continued outpatient follow up and vice versa
  • Initiates team care conference to include patient, family and care providers
  • Evaluates daily caseload and assess achievement of long and short term goals; Modifies goals with providers and care team based upon patient outcomes
  • Compiles and presents statistics and reports relating to patient outcomes and document findings in the patients EMR
  • Follows up on communication to the referral source, IE, PCP, family member, case manager, home health personnel, community social worker, Health Plan, etc.
  • Assists in the development and implementation of new policies and procedures for the department.
  • Participates in advance care planning initiatives
    • Master s Degree in Social Work required Experience
      • At least 2 years Clinical social work and therapy experience Licenses/Certification
        • Licensed Clinical Social Worker (CA LCSW) required
          Working Title:Clinical Social Worker, LCSW - Mental Health Specialist
          Department:MNS - Care Coordination
          Business Entity:Medical Network
          Job Category:,Patient Services,Patient Services
          Job Specialty:Social Work
          Position Type:Full-time
          Shift Length:8 hour shift
          Shift Type:Day

Keywords: CEDARS-SINAI, Downey , Clinical Social Worker, LCSW - Mental Health Specialist, Healthcare , Downey, California

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