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There has never been a better time to work at Marin General Hospital! We have made great strides since returning to our roots as a community-owned hospital. As Marin County’s ONLY resource for a wide range of essential services, it is our mission—and our passion—to excel in every medical specialty. We attract the finest physicians and employees who appreciate having the best of both worlds: the resources and medical sophistication of an academic medical center combined with the personalized, caring touch of a stand-alone community hospital.
We have an exceptionally collaborative team that adheres to the highest service excellence standards to ensure that we all do our best for the good of our patients, and it shows through the numerous awards and certifications we've earned.
Marin General Hospital’s emergency department is currently seeking a per diem licensed social worker. The LCSW provides Inpatient and Outpatient comprehensive clinical social work practice and case management to all special needs patients by providing non-discriminatory, comprehensive treatment and coordination of care to patients and their families from pre-admission to discharge and community follow-up. The LCSW provides age specific psychosocial screening, psychiatric assessments, psychosocial assessment, clinical interventions and treatments as well as discharge planning and utilization review to ensure appropriate benefits and best clinical and discharge outcomes.
Prior work experience in a health care environment required
Acute care hospital experience highly preferred.
LCSW experience in the Emergency Department will make you a top candidate
Knowledge of psychosocial aspects of illness including family systems theory, crisis theory and effective treatment modalities used to assist patients and their families in adjusting to the debilitating effects of illness.
Knowledge of age specific theories of human development; social work theory and practice as well as applicable community resources and legal aspects of care for varying populations and assigned hospital units.
Significant independent judgment, analytical, problem-solving and collaborative skills in order to organize and prioritize multiple tasks, providing patient-centered leadership and direction.
Adheres to professional ethics, practice and values as delineated by NASW.
Demonstrates knowledge, ability and willingness to engage in continuous learning about various ethnic, spiritual, and culturally diverse backgrounds.
Demonstrates expertise and knowledge of DSM IV-R diagnoses.
Demonstrates expertise and knowledge on reporting laws as well as all legal aspects of care (W & I Codes, Title 22, CMS, etc.) relevant to specific population serviced.
Demonstrates compliance in continuous learning and professional leadership skills.
Demonstrates knowledge of the managed care system and utilization review procedures with private insurance companies and county mental health plans.
Master's degree from an accredited school of social work required.
LICENSE / REGISTRATION / CERTIFICATION:
Current California Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) license (Board of Behavioral Health Examiners)
Certified as a Basic Life Support provider (BLS) within 90 days of hire
Management of Assaultive Behavior (MAB) training within 90 days of hire, and maintain annually. MAB is not required for individuals hired to routinely work in WIC or Outpatient Medical/Oncology.
Bi-lingual is a plus
We invite you to apply! Marin General Hospital offers full-time and part-time employees a generous benefits package that includes no-cost premiums for health, dental & vision. In addition to the 403(b) plan, we offer a company-funded retirement plan. We pride ourselves in a safe, healing and caring work environment.
Marin General Hospital has been meeting our community’s health care needs since 1952. Many Marin County residents choose to live here because they appreciate the healthy lifestyle and transformative natural environment. In keeping with the values and needs of our community, we are dedicated to treating the whole patient — mind, body and spirit. Our mission — and our pride — is providing the people... of Marin with the healing care they want and deserve. We offer advanced medical expertise, technology, and treatments in an exceptionally healing environment. We also give our patients the opportunity to complement their medical treatment with integrative therapies at our Center for Integrative Health and Wellness. Our independence and patient-centric philosophy have attracted a stellar group of caring physicians, many of them leaders in their fields. Together, our care teams deliver award-winning services that are recognized by our patients and their families, as well as by independent organizations who rank us among the best.