Clinical Social Worker PRN
San Jose , California
December 17, 2017
About Regional Medical Center of San Jose
Regional Medical Center of San Jose is a 247 bed hospital with a Level II Trauma Center . The hospital provides a host of technologically-advanced services including Cardiovascular , Neuro , Orthopedic , Bariatric and General Surgery, Interventional Pulmonology , along with multi-organ Cancer Care , and services for Women and Children .
Regional holds Joint Commission advanced certification as a Comprehensive Stroke Center and a Get with the Guidelines- Stroke Gold Plus Performance Achievement Award from the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association. It is a certified Chest Pain Center , Certified Atrial Fibrillation Program , county-designated STEMI (heart attack) Receiving Center, ACoS accredited Community Cancer Center, designated Lung Cancer Screening Center, a member of Extracorporeal Life Support Organization (ECMO) and is certified by The Joint Commission in Sepsis care. Regional is a recipient of Healthgrades 2015 Distinguished Hospital Award for Clinical Excellence. The hospital has also been recognized by U.S. News and World Report and The Joint Commission as a top performing hospital.

The Social Services team are dedicated, healthcare providers with excellent services for patients at San Jose Regional Medical Center. Interested in joining this team? Apply online now.

Schedule: 1.0 (40 hours per week) Shift: Days with rotating weekends

Internal Posting Period: 6/8/17-6/15/17

POSITION SUMMARY: In addition to the Social Worker I and II , responsibilities, The Clinical Social Worker III has advanced knowledge and skills in Clinical Social Work practice or administration and is distinguished from the MSW by leadership activities in the department including participation in program planning, provision of educational programs, clinical consultation to the social work team, service lines, other departments, the community and patients ranging in age from infancy to geriatric population. He/she may provide clinical supervision to MSW's.
Preferred: LCSW (Licensed Clinical Social Worker) not required.

Minimum: Conversant in Psychosocial Theory. Practices autonomously with minimal supervision. 5 to 10 years' experience in a healthcare setting.

Minimum: Masters in social work (MSW) from an accredited school.

Minimum: Knowledge & understanding of human behavior, development of personality, adaptation to illness. Effects of hospitalization on patients & families. Knowledge of community resources available. Demonstrated knowledge of skills to work in a clinical specialty. Ability to collaboratively with the multidisciplinary team. Develops positive professional relationship with department staff, physicians & hospital personnel. Ability to maintain a calm and professional demeanor in stressful situation. Conversant in Psychosocial Theory.

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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