Social Worker II
San Jose , California
October 19, 2017
About Good Samaritan Hospital
Good Samaritan Hospital is a 474 bed acute care hospital in the heart of Silicon Valley, with two locations, the main campus in San Jose, California and the Mission Oaks campus in Los Gatos, California. Recognized nationally for quality and safety, it has an 'A' from The Leapfrog Group and has been voted a "Family Favorite" hospital for more than ten years. It is one of only ten hospitals nationwide to be awarded the Outstanding Achievement Award from the American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer four consecutive times. Good Samaritan is a leader in neurosciences, high-risk obstetrics, advanced cardiology and innovative surgery techniques, and is a Joint Commission-certified Comprehensive Stroke Center and an accredited Chest Pain Center.

The Social Worker teams are dedicated, healthcare providers with excellent services for patients at Good Samaritan Hospital. Interested in joining this team? Apply online now.

Schedule: .5 (20 hours per week) Shift: Days

Job Summary:
Using a specialized knowledge of human behavior, Social Workers enhance problem solving and coping for patients and families throughout the hospital setting. Social Workers provide emotional support, psychosocial assessment, supportive counseling, crisis intervention, group therapy and the provision of information and referrals to appropriate community resources. Social Workers collaborate with the multidisciplinary care team to enhance quality patient care and to work towards the achievement of optimal levels of patient care and well-being. By making use of social work skills, Social Workers contribute to program development, quality improvement, and problem solving and productivity enhancement in a flexible interdisciplinary fashion.

  • Masters of Social Work (MSW) degree from an accredited school of social work required.

  • Licensing by the State of California (LCSW) in process or Registered Associate Clinical Social Worker (ASW) required.

  • Two or more years post master's experience with a minimum of one-year program experience required.

  • Knowledge and understanding of psychosocial evaluations and the ability to develop appropriate interventions in crises and within on-going case management. Ability to function and perform duties with a minimal level of supervision.

  • Consistently demonstrate willingness to assist coworkers in completion of daily tasks to support department's efficiency.

  • Demonstrate positive, professional relationships with department staff, physicians, hospital personnel and others; thereby promoting teamwork and Continuous Quality/Process Improvement.

  • Excellent communication, written and collaboration skills. Assertive and creative in problem-solving and systems planning and management.

A little about us:
HCA is the nation’s leading private provider of healthcare services. Comprised of locally managed facilities which include 230,000 employees at over 160 hospitals, over 120 surgery centers and 100 urgent care facilities in 20 states and the United Kingdom

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