SCHEDULE: PRN/Per Diem
West Hills Hospital & Medical
Center is a full-service acute care facility located in West
Hills, CA, in the Western San Fernando Valley. The 260-bed facility
recently completed an $80-million expansion that includes a new
Emergency Department, Intensive Care Unit, Outpatient Services
Unit, Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory, and The Grossman Burn
Center. Healthgrades (a leading independent health care rating
company) announced that West Hills Hospital has received the
Distinguished Hospital Award for Clinical Excellence for 2011 &
2012, the Clinical Excellence Award for Critical Care for 2012.
West Hills Hospital is also among the Top 100 Hospitals nationwide
for Gastrointestinal and General Surgery. West Hills Hospital was
the first Accredited Chest Pain Center in Los Angeles County, and
also recently received a Certificate of Distinction as a Primary
Stroke Center from the Joint Commission.
Services teams are a committed, caring group of colleagues. We
have a passion for creating positive patient interactions. If you
are dedicated to caring for the well-being of others, this could be
your next opportunity. We want your knowledge and
POSITION SUMMARY: Plan,
organize, and implement social work service to patients and
families. Plan for discharge and aftercare. Maintain
contact with referring agencies and related people, and with
community resources used for referral. Supervise subordinate
staff members. Facilitate program
Sufficient experience as
a clinical social worker.
Current California LCSW
Masters Degree in Social
Work or related field.
Interview patient and
family members to obtain information about home environment, family
relationships, health history, and patient’s personality
Evaluate data gathered in
terms of the medical plan of treatment, available social service
programs, and plan a pertinent therapy program that will provide
maximum benefit for each patient.
Assist patients and
families to understand, accept, and follow medical
Perform a variety of
services such as advising on social problems, arranging for
discharge or post-operative care at home or in institutions,
placement of patients into foster or nursing homes, and alleviation
of anxieties and fears.
Utilize resources to
assist patient to resume life in the community or to learn to live
Provide supervision of
patient care, family communication, and record keeping.
Attend staff conferences and family conferences. Monitor
social worker caseload and balance.
Attend meetings as
required; participate on committees as directed.
Prepare and update
records for each patient. Prepare required documentation of
each case. Maintain records, reports, etc. as
policies, procedures, objectives, and quality assurance program,
safety, infection, and environmental control.
Assist in care and
maintenance of department equipment and supplies.
Attend meetings as
required and participate on committees as
growth and development through participation in educational
programs, current literature, in-service meetings, workshops,
Perform other duties as
directed by department head/supervisor.
Must abide by the HCA
Code of Conduct with the West Hills Hospital and Medical Center
Standards of Behavior.
We offer you an excellent
total compensation package, including competitive salary, excellent
benefit package and growth opportunities. We believe in our team
and your ability to do excellent work with us. Your benefits
include 401k, PTO medical, dental, flex spending, life, disability,
tuition reimbursement, employee discount program, employee stock
purchase program and student loan repayment. We would love to talk
to you about this fantastic opportunity.
Hospital Corporation of
America (HCA) is a community of 94,000 Registered Nurses and 38,000
active physicians. We have over 1,900 facilities ranging from
hospitals, freestanding ER’s, ambulatory surgery centers, and
urgent care clinics. Our facility-based staff continues to raise
the bar in patient care. Ten HCA hospitals have been named in IBM
Watson Health’s top 100 best-performing hospitals based on patient
satisfaction and operational data.
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