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Type: Full Time
Location: Riverside, California
DESCRIPTION SHIFT: Mixed (rotating weekends)
Founded in 1901, RIVERSIDE COMMUNITY HOSPITAL is a 478 licensed bed, full-service acute care hospital in the heart of the Inland Empire. RCH has been recognized as a Top Performing Hospital and has invested in a new campus expansion project that includes a new 7 story patient tower, 3 story medical office building, and a recently completed 5 level state of the art parking garage. With over 500 physicians on staff, representing over 200 specialties and over 1,900 employees, Riverside Community Hospital is an Inland Empire leader in providing advanced, comprehensive health care to the Inland region. RCH houses the largest Emergency Room and Trauma Center in the Inland Empire at 50 beds with an average wait time of only 15 minutes. RCH is one of Riverside County's only STEMI receiving centers and is a fully accredited Chest Pain Center. Centers of Excellence include the HeartCare Institute, offering invasive and non-invasive cardiac procedures, Center of Excellence for Surgical Weight Loss, the Transplant Program and a Level II Neonatal Intensive Care Unit.
Our Clinical Social Services teams are a committed, caring group of colleagues. We have a passion for creating positive patient interactions. If you are dedicated to caring for the well-being of others, this could be your next opportunity. We want your knowledge and expertise!
POSITION SUMMARY: Under the general supervision of the Director of Case Management and Social Service, the Medical Social Worker provides professional level psychosocial assessment and social work services to patients and families. Develops appropriate treatment programs for patients and families to address the emotional aspects of an acute illness. Participate in hospital committees. Provides consultation to staff. Maintains a good working relationship with nursing, medical and other related as required.
LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION/REGISTRATION: Associate clinical social worker license desired. Obtain LCSW within three (3) years of employment.
* Masters in Social Work (MSW) degree from a graduate school of social work accredited by the Counsel of Social Work Education.
* Masters in Counseling or related field.
EXPERIENCE: Experience working with patients and families desirable, knowledge of the community is desirable. Membership in N.A.S.W. and the Academy of Certified Social Workers (A.C.S.W.) is desirable.
SPECIAL QUALIFICATIONS: Must possess knowledge of psychosocial aspects of illness, disability and deaths and be able to apply this knowledge in a professional and understanding manner in direct social work services to patients and families and in consultation with staff.
We offer you an excellent total compensation package, including competitive salary, excellent benefit package and growth opportunities. We believe in our team and your ability to do excellent work with us. Your benefits include 401k, PTO medical, dental, flex spending, life, disability, tuition reimbursement, employee discount program, employee stock purchase program and student loan repayment. We would love to talk to you about this fantastic opportunity.
Healthcare Corporation of America (HCA) is a community of 94,000 Registered Nurses and 38,000 active physicians. We have over 1,900 facilities ranging from hospitals, freestanding ER's, ambulatory surgery centers, and urgent care clinics. Our facility-based staff continues to raise the bar in patient care. Ten HCA hospitals have been named in IBM Watson Health's top 100 best-performing hospitals based on patient satisfaction and operational data.
We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.