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SOCIAL WORKER MSW PER DIEM 8 HR DAY

John F. Kennedy Memorial Hospital
Tenet Health
Type Full time Posted 5/16/2014
Salary - n/a - Starts 7/25/2014
CA - California (All) - Indio Referral - n/a -    

Description
:

The Social Worker assists the patients and families in dealing with problems arising out of a hospitalization adjustment of patient and family to illness. Referrals for out-of-home placement, transportation and community resources. Interprets any social and environmental data to medical staff and hospital staff, serving as a liaison between the patient, the family and the medical, nursing and ancillary staff and community agencies. Collaborates with the patient, family, physician, insurance, and hospital staff to meet the patient’s psychosocial and discharge needs. Utilizes DSM IV Multi Axle diagnostic system to perform psychosocial assessments.


Qualifications
:

M.S.W. or M.A. in psychology

CPR

Good communication skills and ability to work with others

Previous experience in Discharge Planning/Social Service in an acute care setting

Knowledge of community resources and procedures for access preferred

Spanish speaking preferred

Job : Case Management/Home Health
Primary Location : CA-Indio
Hospital/Facility : 266-John F. Kennedy Memorial Hospital - Indio, CA
Job Type : PT2Y
Shift Type : 8 Hour Day
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