Social Worker, Full Time, Day Shift-8 Hr, Mental Health Admin
Company: Adventist Health
Posted on: November 17, 2023
Since our founding in 1905 as the Glendale Sanitarium, countless
patients have entrusted our physicians, nurses and associates with
their healthcare needs. Today, we are the largest medical center
serving the San Fernando Valley. As we continue to grow and evolve
to better meet the needs of the communities we serve, we know that
exceptional healthcare is more than medicine. It's about how we
choose to care for our patients and each other - taking time to
listen, to understand, to answer questions, to hold a hand, even to
pray. This is who we are, who we have always been - it is what we
do best. In the 2019-20 Regional Rankings List by U.S. News & World
Report, Adventist Health Glendale (AHGL) ranked #17 in California
and #10 in the LA Metro Area. Adventist Health Glendale also
received its 11th consecutive A grade from patient safety
organization The Leapfrog Group, the only hospital in Glendale or
Burbank to receive the top grade.
Provides services to patients and their families to deal with needs
incidental to their hospitalization. Provides counseling, support
and assistance in making transition plans. Provides direction for
routine aspects of non-medical problems of patients and their
families. Assists with the planning and post-discharge of patients
with outside agencies, nursing staff, and relatives.
Education and Work Experience:
- Master's Degree in social work: Required in CA and HI
- One year experience in an acute or long term medical setting:
- Two years' experience in an acute or long term medical setting:
- Collaborates and facilitates patient discharge plans for those
requiring post Hospice or post inpatient care.
- Assists patient/family/caregiver in determining appropriate
level of Hospice care. Refers to outpatient resources as
- Initiates a plan of care and appropriate patient teaching.
Reassesses plan of care according to the physical and emotional
needs of patient.
- Develops Plan of Care (POC) based on patient assessment
including, psychosocial factors that would impede the POC, clinical
knowledge of appropriate theories of stages of human development,
the impact of terminal illness, mental status and family
- Performs other job-related duties as assigned.
Adventist Health is committed to the safety and wellbeing of our
associates and patients. Therefore, we require that all associates
receive all required vaccinations, including, but not limited to,
measles, mumps, flu (based on the seasonal availability of the flu
vaccine typically during October-March each year), COVID-19 vaccine
(required in CA, HI and OR) etc., as a condition of employment, and
annually thereafter. Medical and religious exemptions may
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