Sutter Health Social Worker, MSW- Case Management- Mountain View in Mountain View, California

The Clinical Social Worker provides psychosocial services for patients and family members of all ages, including biopsychosocial assessment, crisis intervention, short term counseling, and linkage with resources for patients and their families/significant others. This position provides consultation on psychosocial aspects of care as a member of the interdisciplinary treatment team, serving as a liaison to community programs in any patient care setting as assigned by the Director or designee. Collaborative practice in an interdisciplinary team. Assists case managers with complex social situations and participates on Committees as required.

PERFORMS BIOPSYCHOSOCIAL ASSESSMENTS AND TREATMENT PLANNING FOR PATIENTS AND FAMILIES

• In a timely manner, gathers appropriate data and formulates relevant assessment of patient and family’s medical, social, and emotional situations using effective interviewing techniques, consultation with healthcare team and chart review.

• Establishes and periodically revises the treatment plan on the basis of comprehensive and ongoing psychosocial assessment of patient/family's concerns, strengths, needs, clinical impressions, and issues specific to spiritual and cultural values.

• Appropriately gathers data reflective of the patient's and family's developmental stages. Effectively incorporates data including age-specific needs into assessment and treatment planning for patients of all ages.

Required:

  • Masters Degree from a program accredited by the Council on Social Work Education

  • Medical Social Worker-MSW

  • Previous experience in community based health care

  • Experience developing care plan

  • Experience working as a member of multi-disciplinary team

  • Experience in in-home and telephone patient case management, knowledge of health related information, education,resource and referral services

Preferred:

  • 3-5 years experience in a healthcare setting

Organization: *Palo Alto Medical Foundation

Title: Social Worker, MSW- Case Management- Mountain View

Location: California-Peninsula/South Bay and Santa Cruz-Mountain View

Requisition ID: PAMF-1805030

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, marital status, sexual orientation, registered domestic partner status, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, ancestry, national origin (including possession of a driver's license issued to individuals who did not present proof of authorized presence in the U.S.), age, medical condition, physical or mental disability, military or protected veteran status, political affiliation, pregnancy or perceived pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding or related medical condition, genetic information or any other characteristic made unlawful by local, state, or federal law, ordinance or regulation. External hires must pass a background check/drug screening. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with Federal, state, and local laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.