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The Licensed Clinical Social Worker provides social work services to patients and families in all hospital areas specific to assignment. The Licensed Clinical Social Worker assists patients in addressing psycho-social issues they face as it relates to their acute or chronic illness and/or disability. The Licensed Clinical Social Worker is responsible for providing interventions to remove psycho-social barriers preventing safe and timely transition through the continuum of care. They skillfully advocate in empowering patients to maintain a level of control over their treatment and ensure self-determination. The professional licensure allows this individual to provide clinical and casework supervision (under the Board of Behavioral Sciences) to staff in accordance with the needs of the department. In addition, the Licensed Clinical Social Worker focuses on ensuring quality care while actively engaging in cost effective measures such as Performance Improvement Projects, LEAN activities and other hospital wide initiatives.
Professional services include, but are not limited to biopsychosocial assessment, brief treatment, crisis intervention, case consultation, patient education, discharge planning, custodial placements, support group facilitation, community outreach and engagement, resource management and clinical supervision of Associate Social Workers.
Four (4) years healthcare experience in Oncology Services preferred
Ability to provide clinical and casework supervision to MSW colleagues
Ability to act as a Field Supervisor and/or Preceptor to MSW Student Interns preferred
Competency is defined and measured via the Social Worker Job Specific Competency Assessment and Checklist. Each Social Worker, LCSW, is assessed at orientation and annually using these tools.
Master of Social Work (MSW) Degree from an accredited School of Social Work required
Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) required
Current American Heart Associate Basic Life Support Card required
Internal Number: ORA001790
About MemorialCare Orange Coast Medical Center
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