Company: Dignity Health
Location: Redwood City
Posted on: June 3, 2021
About Sequoia Hospital - Hello Humankindness
Dignity Health Sequoia Hospital is an accredited, not-for-profit
community hospital providing innovative and exceptional health care
for generations of Bay Area residents. Sequoia's Heart and Vascular
Institute is a nationally known pioneer in advanced cardiac care,
affiliated with the Cleveland Clinic Heart and Vascular Institute.
Sequoia has received national recognition from Healthgrades for
superior patient safety and was named as one of America's top 100
hospitals for cardiac care. Our Total Joint Replacement program is
a designated Blue Distinction Center for Knee and Hip Replacement.
Our Birth Center is consistently ranked as a favorite among
Peninsula families. We are also known for our comprehensive
emergency care and leading-edge tomosynthesis 3-D mammogram
technology. Our Pavilion combines the most advanced medical and
surgical services with a unique healing environment, including
private, spacious rooms and inviting garden areas.
Learn more about us, our awards, and some of our services:
- Heart Surgery
The Social Worker is responsible for performing social work
assessments and interventions as needed for inpatients, outpatients
and emergency department patients. They are dedicated to patient
and family centered care that values personal self-determination,
skilled at managing multiple priorities at once, and engaging in
creative, compassionate and ethical problem-solving. As a member of
a multidisciplinary health team, they perform comprehensive
assessments and develop treatment plans that integrate the medical,
social and resource issues that impact individual patients,
families and at risk populations. Social Workers are responsible
for working collaboratively with all healthcare team members to
develop and implement treatment plans that support patient-centered
plan of care for both individual patients and the medical
community. The functions of the Social Worker includes crisis
intervention, patient /family intervention, high risk screening,
brief counseling, referring for financial or other identified
resource needs, arrange and facilitate family/patient
representative meetings with the health care team as needed, assist
in post acute placement on complex discharges and engagement of
appropriate agencies or community resources when high risk patients
are identified. The Social Worker establishes and maintains
professional relationships with physicians, case managers, nursing
staff, county agencies, community resources, patients and families.
The position will be required to serve on hospital committees and
take part in developing and presenting in-services to Hospital
- At least one year of clinical and/or medical social work
- Master's Degree from a School of Social work accredited by the
Council of Social Work Education required.
- Special Knowledge, Skills, Abilities Excellent customer service
and presentation skills are a must.
- Strong interpersonal and written communication skills are
- Demonstrated ability to apply analytical and problem solving
- Demonstrated ability to manage multiple tasks or projects
- Ability to work independently as needed with a high degree of
- Ability to work efficiently in a fast-paced environment with
- Knowledge of contemporary behavioral and systems theories
relevant to health care; end-of-life dynamics and interventions;
grief and bereavement counseling; substance abuse identification
and interventions; support for victims of abuse, neglect or
violence; community or financial resources for underserved or
vulnerable populations, SSDI, SDI, and other governmental/county
- Thorough comprehension of OBRA and Title 22 is required in
LIC LCSW preferred.
At least one year of clinical and/or medical social work
experience required. Master's Degree from a School of Social work
accredited by the Council of Social Work Education required.
Keywords: Dignity Health, Redwood City , Social Worker, Other , Redwood City, California
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