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Type: Part Time
Location: Pasadena, California
When you join Huntington Hospital in Pasadena, CA, you are aligning yourself with an organization whose values drive our philosophy of care. Our focus on delivering quality, service, and cutting edge care, enables Huntington Hospital to be an organization committed to patient outcomes-not the bottom line. More importantly, it empowers you to enact change and deliver the results that continuously improve our ability to provide our community with care.
This position works directly with patients and families in the Emergency Department (ED) or other crisis settings who have complex social situations or extensive psychosocial/mental health needs by assessing the situation, providing necessary intervention and making appropriate referrals or recommendations. It is responsible for supporting the infrastructure necessary to develop and maintain a therapeutic environment for patients/families and staff members. It also provides expertise to staff on legal and ethical issues, mandatory reporting, and psychosocial factors related to the health status of patients. The LCSW also provides clinical leadership to the department and provides supervision to MSWs seeking licensure and graduate social work interns. This position requires flexibility of hours.
Three to five years of recent relevant experience in the Emergency Department setting is preferred.
Master's Degree from a graduate school of Social Work accredited by the Council on Social Work Education or equivalent master's level degree.
Licensed by the State of California as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker or other license appropriate to educational background. MAB (Management of Assaultive Behavior) required within 30 days of hire or transfer. Must be renewed annually.
Expertise in the management of difficult patient, family and staff situations, with particular knowledge of crisis management and intervention. Exemplary organization and problem solving skills. Leadership ability and collaborative style. Ability to manage activities and multiple priorities within complex systems. Comprehensive knowledge of age-appropriate assessment and interventions across all age groups.
Innovating the delivery of healthcare as the San Gabriel Valley region's only Level II Trauma Center and Level III NICU, Huntington Hospital is a 635-bed non-profit regional medical center. We deliver nationally recognized care across over 90 service areas to our community and beyond.
Located in downtown Pasadena, you'll find yourself among charming neighborhoods and a relaxed community that is still close enough to all that L.A. has to offer. So join us, and find out what it's like to discover Careers at a Higher Level(tm).
Huntington Hospital complies with applicable federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability or sex.
Huntington Hospital does not exclude people or treat them differently because of race, color, national origin, age, disability or sex.