Acute Care Social Worker in Gardena, CA at Pipeline Health

Date Posted: 9/8/2022

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Per Diem
  • Location:
    Gardena, CA
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:

Job Description

POSITION SUMMARY: Provides for a planned and systematic process for monitoring and evaluation of all residents, assessing the medical, financial, psychological, psychosocial and physical needs after discharge from the acute hospital. Directs, supervises, evaluates and provides social services to clients/ residents.

ADA CONSIDERATION: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations maybe made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Such accommodations must be requested by the employee/ applicant in order to be considered.

EDUCATION/ EXPERIENCE: Requires at least one-year prior Social Worker experience in Long Term Care particularly in the sub-acute and/or rehabilitation field. MSW required. LCSW preferred.

LANGUAGE SKILLS: Must be able to read, analyze, and interpret common scientific and technical information, and to be easily understood through verbal communication in the English language. Must be able to prepare documentation in a manner that conforms to prescribed style and format, and to respond to common inquiries or complaints for such customers, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community. Bilingual skills (Spanish) preferred.

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS: Must be able to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to perform these operations using units of weight measurement, volume, and distance. Ability to perform upper level mathematical operations, including algebra and geometry, frequent distribution, determination of test reliability and validity, analysis of variance, correlation techniques, sampling theory and factor analysis.

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATION: Must possess a current BLS for Health Care Providers card.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: Is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; talk or hear; and taste or smell. The employee is regularly required to lift, push and/or pull weights in excess of 10 pounds. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move more than 100 pounds, with assistance. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

WORK ENVIRONMENT: Is occasionally exposed to toxic or caustic chemicals, risk of electric shock and vibration. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. The worker may be exposed to noxious smell from human waste or secretions.