Lead Social Worker (LCSW), Full Time, Day Shift-8 hour, Care Management

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Clinical Support
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Corporate
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57816 Requisition #

Adventist Health is more than an award-winning health system. We provide whole-person care to our communities and champion the greater good - from the operating room to the boardroom, we are driven by our unique passion to live God's love through health, wholeness and hope. From Oregon to Oahu, we have a calling to always do more. Now is your chance to apply your passion to our mission.

Since our founding in 1905 as the Glendale Sanitarium, countless patients have entrusted our physicians, nurses and associates with their healthcare needs. Today, we are the largest medical center serving the San Fernando Valley. As we continue to grow and evolve to better meet the needs of the communities we serve, we know that exceptional healthcare is more than medicine. It’s about how we choose to care for our patients and each other – taking time to listen, to understand, to answer questions, to hold a hand, even to pray. This is who we are, who we have always been – it is what we do best. 


In the 2019-20 Regional Rankings List by U.S. News & World Report, Adventist Health Glendale (AHGL) ranked #17 in California and #10 in the LA Metro Area. Adventist Health Glendale also received its 11th consecutive A grade from patient safety organization The Leapfrog Group, the only hospital in Glendale or Burbank to receive the top grade. 

We're looking for someone to join our team as a Lead Social Worker (LCSW) who:

Provides psychosocial assessments, diagnosis, and treatment, as well as discharge planning to and consultation about patients and families to assist them and the health care team in coping with patient's hospitalization, illness, diagnosis, treatment, and/or life situation, including emotional, mental, and substance abuse disorders. Functions in a supervisory role as a team leader.

Essential Functions:

 

  • Provides psychosocial assessments of patients and families to identify emotional, social, and environmental strengths and problems related to their diagnosis, illness, treatment, and/or life situation.
  • Formulates, develops, and implements a comprehensive psychosocial treatment plan utilizing appropriate clinical social work treatments and interventions. Provides crisis intervention, and supportive counseling to patients and their families as needed. Refers to outpatient resources as appropriate.
  • Participates in multidisciplinary healthcare teams and provide leadership in representing clinical social work perspective/liaison with patient and family.
  • Documents assessment plans, interactions, and interventions according to departmental, hospital and/or health system guidelines and standards.
  • Provides clinical and administrative supervision for social workers and clinical social workers on the team.
  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned.

 

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You'll be successful with the following qualifications:

Education:

  • Master's Degree in social work: Required

Work Experience:

  • Two years experience in an acute or long term medical setting: Required
  • Five years experience in an acute or long term medical setting: Preferred

Required Licenses/Certifications:

  • Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW): Required

Adventist Health is committed to the safety and wellbeing of our associates and patients. Therefore, we require that all associates receive all required vaccinations, including, but not limited to, measles, mumps, flu (based on the seasonal availability of the flu vaccine typically during October-March each year), COVID-19 vaccine (required in CA and HI) or the option of COVID-19 vaccine or weekly testing (required in OR), etc., as a condition of employment, and annually thereafter. Medical and religious exemptions may apply.

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