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Assistant Social Worker

Company: Dignity Health
Location: Woodland
Posted on: September 22, 2022

Job Description:

**Assistant Social Worker**

Woodland HealthcareWoodland, California

**Requisition ID** 2022-254326 **Employment Type** Full Time **Department** Adult Day Care Center **Hours/Pay Period** 80 **Shift** Day **Weekly Schedule** Monday - Friday 8:00 am - 4:30 pm **Remote** No **Category** Case Management and Social Work

**Overview**

Dignity Health Woodland Memorial Hospital is Yolo County's largest health care provider serving the community since 1905. Woodland Memorial Hospital is a 108-bed acute care facility offering the most comprehensive range of health care services in Yolo County including inpatient and outpatient surgical services family birth center/labor and delivery emergency services home health services palliative care inpatient mental health services sleep disorders center and cancer care services. With strong ties to our community we believe in providing compassionate high-quality health care to you and your family close to home. Woodland Memorial Hospital is part of Dignity Health one of the nation's largest health care systems with a 22-state network. For more information please visit our website at www.dignityhealth.org/woodland.

**Responsibilities**

The Assistant Social Worker works under the supervision of the Medical Social Worker (MSW). Social worker provides psycho social assessments, develops care plans and monitors treatment plans; assists with resolving problems that impede the participants' rehabilitation and/or recovery process. The Assistant Social Worker makes referrals to appropriate community resources, confers with other disciplines, participates in internal meetings, and completes paperwork in a timely manner. Responsible for program inquiry jobs, intake coordination, scheduling assessments and completing enrollment. Coordinates student intern and volunteers including recruitment, training and ongoing supervision.

**Qualifications**

**Experience:**

+ Demonstrated competence in needs of frail, chronically ill, elderly and disabled.

+ One year experience providing services to above population.

**Education:**

+ Bachelor's degree from an accredited school in social services or related fields.

**Special Skills:**

+ Ability to collaborate effectively with community agencies.

+ Demonstrate knowledge and skills relevant to the principles of growth and development over the life-span of the participant.

+ Perform psycho social assessments and formulate appropriate plans.

+ Assess and report incidences of suspected child abuse, dependent adult/elder abuse and domestic violence.

+ Communicate psycho social needs of the participant and family to the interdisciplinary team.

+ Maintain participants medical records.

+ Maintain confidentiality.

+ Work with students and volunteers.

+ Facilitate support groups.

**Physical Factors**

+ Physically able to walk, stand, stoop and lift.

+ Good manual dexterity. Visual and auditory acuity.

**Training:**

+ Knowledge of the principles and practices of clinical social work in the healthcare setting.

+ Individual and group consultation process.

+ Principles of grief and loss counseling. Crisis intervention techniques.

+ Participants rights, ethical considerations and cultural differences.

+ Community resources.

+ Chemical dependency and mental disorders.

+ Dementia and caregiver issues.

**Equal Opportunity**

CommonSpirit Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer committed to
a diverse and inclusive workforce. All qualified applicants will be considered for
employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender
identity, national origin, age, disability, marital status, parental status,
ancestry, veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected
by law. For more information about your EEO rights as an applicant,
pleaseclick here. (https://tbcdn.talentbrew.com/company/35300/img/v1_0/EEOLawPoster.pdf)

CommonSpirit Health will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c).
External hires must pass a post-offer, pre-employment background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with an arrest and/or conviction will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with federal and state laws, as well as applicable local ordinances, ban the box laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco and Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinances.
If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us by telephone at (415) 438-5575 and let us know the nature of your request. We will only respond to messages left that involve a request for a reasonable accommodation in the application process. We will accommodate the needs of any qualified candidate who requests a reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).
CommonSpirit Health participates in E-Verify.

Dignity Health is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, marital status, parental status, ancestry, veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Keywords: Dignity Health, Woodland , Assistant Social Worker, Healthcare , Woodland, California

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