UCSD Layoff from Career Appointment: Apply by 12/02/2019 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor.
Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 12/10/2019. Eligible Special Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for assistance.
Under general supervision, responsible for pre-transplant psychosocial assessments for Cardiothoracic Transplant and Abdominal Organ Program (kidney, kidney / pancreas and liver transplant) candidates as well as for living kidney donors. Follow transplant patients from pre-transplant to process through hospital stay and follow-up transplant clinic. Monitor long-term progress. Group leader for Abdominal Organ Transplant support groups. Participate in various transplant committees. Arrange and facilitate local housing for out-of-town patients' families. Assists in coordination of out placement and discharge planning. Collaborate with transplant and social workers in other transplant programs. Includes 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.
Responsible for providing resources for local housing for out-of-town patients/families. Must Assist in coordination of discharge planning as needed and collaborate with transplant staff and social workers in other transplant programs. Position includes 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. Candidate will participates in related department functions, such as community and program education.
Collaborate with the transplant team and social workers in other transplant programs. Includes crisis intervention, mandated reporting, information and referral coordination of health and mental health services with community providers. The Clinical Social Worker II is responsible for the education and advocacy of patients, families and/or significant others. Performs all other duties as assigned.
Depending on the experience of the selected candidate, this position will be hired at a Clinical Social Worker II or Clinical Social Worker III level.
A Master's degree in social work from an accredited school.
At least two years of post MSW experience.
Ability to work collaboratively as a team.
Must have proven independent thinking, decision making, problem-solving and prioritizing skills.
Excellent skills to communicate and influence effectively with all levels of staff, physicians, patients, and external constituents, both verbally and in writing.
Excellent ability to multi-task with demanding schedules.
Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) issued by the state of California.
Three or more years of post MSW experience.
Experience working in a transplant center as a transplant social worker.
Bilingual in English/Spanish.
Experience working in both inpatient and outpatient hospital 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.
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