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Social Worker - Social Services - Per Diem in Foothill at Foothill Regional Medical Center

Date Posted: 4/21/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Social Worker - Social Services

We are hospitals and affiliated medical groups, working closely together for the benefit of every person who comes to us for care. We build comprehensive networks of quality healthcare services that are designed to offer our patients highly coordinated, personalized care and help them live healthier lives. Through collaboration, we strive to provide all of our patients and medical group members with the quality, affordable healthcare they need and deserve.

The Social Worker is responsible for all social services job related duties as assigned such as psychosocial assessments; treatment planning, discharge and aftercare planning, group therapy for adult psychiatric patients, facilitate probable cause hearings, attain LPS designation, initiate contacts with a variety of community resources including the court system; maintain contact with family members, per need and/or patient request, conduct chart audits for regulatory compliance and patient safety; assists with departmental policy and procedure development.

Job Responsibilities/Duties

  • Interviews, coordinates, and plans programs and activities to meet the social and emotional needs of their clients and clients' family.
  • Provides crisis intervention and assists families in understanding the implications and complexities of the medical situation and its impact on one's lifestyle. 
  • A skilled clinician who will facilitate psychosocial assessments.
  • Initiate contacts with a variety of community resources including the court system.
  • Maintain contact with family members, per need and/or patient request.
  • Provides clinical supervision to the clinical team; conduct groups; and implement discharge planning.


Minimum Education: Master of Social Work (MSW).

Minimum Experience: Minimum of one (1) year experience in a related social services field, preferably healthcare. Prior OB experience a plus.

Req. Certification/Licensure: Current American Heart Association (BLS) Certification.

Employee Value Proposition

Prospect Medical Holdings, Inc., is guided by a diverse and highly experienced leadership core. This group maintains the vision that has made Prospect a needed difference-maker in the lives of so many patients today, and many executives contribute to our continued efforts. As a member of our highly effective team of professionals you will receive:

  • Company 401K
  • Medical, dental, vision insurance
  • Paid time-off
  • Life insurance

How to Apply

To apply for this role, or search our other openings, please visit and click on a location to begin your journey to a new career with us!

We are an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer and do not discriminate against applicants due to veteran status, disability, race, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation or other protected characteristics. If you need special accommodation for the application process, please contact Human Resources.

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Keywords: Screening, Evaluations, Crisis Intervention, Medical Social Work, Med SW, Hospital Social Work, Healthcare Social Work, LPS, Counselling.



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