Under general direction of Care Management leadership, the Clinical Social Worker provides social work services consisting of discharge planning, continuing care services and clinical social work services; including crisis intervention, mandated reporting, information and referral coordination of health and mental health services with community providers. The Social Worker is responsible for education and advocacy of patients, families and/or significant others. Participates in related department functions, such as community and program education.
Master's Degree from an accredited school of social work and possession of therequirements necessary for application for licensure as a clinical social worker asdetermined by the California Board of Behavioral Science Examiners; or anequivalent combination of education and experience.
The required knowledge and abilities essential to the successful performance of the duties assigned to the position.
A minimum of two (2) years post MSW experience.
CCS paneled and oriented to CCS social work requirements for service and documentation.
Social work experience in a large, acute care hospital/inpatient setting.
Must be able to work various hours and locations based on business needs.
Employment is subject to a criminal background check and pre-employment physical.
UC San Diego is an academic powerhouse and economic engine, recognized as one of the top 8 public universities by U.S. News and World Report. Innovation is central to who we are and what we do. Here, students learn that knowledge isn't just acquired in the classroom - life is their laboratory. UC San Diego's rich academic portfolio includes six undergraduate colleges, five academic divisions and five graduate and professional schools. The university's award-winning scholars are experts at the forefront of their fields with an impressive track record for achieving scientific, medical and technological breakthroughs.