HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Social Worker III in San Jose, California

POSITION SUMMARY: In addition to the Social Worker I and II , responsibilities, The Advanced Social Worker III has advanced knowledge and skills in Clinical Social Work practice or administration and is distinguished from the MSW by leadership activities in the department including participation in program planning, provision of educational programs, clinical consultation to the social work team, service lines, other departments, the community and patients ranging in age from infancy to geriatric population. He/she may provide clinical supervision to MSW’s.

Minimum: LCSW (Licensed Clinical Social Worker) Preferred: Two years post licensure

EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS: Minimum: Conversant in Psychosocial Theory. Practices autonomously with minimal supervision.5 to 10 years experience in a healthcare setting. Preferred:

EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS: Minimum: Masters in social work (MSW) from an accredited school.

KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS: Minimum: Knowledge & understanding of human behavior, development of personality, adaptation to illness. Effects of hospitalization on patients & families. Knowledge of community resources available. Demonstrated knowledge of skills to work in a clinical specialty. Ability to collaboratively with the multidisciplinary team. Develops positive professional relationship with department staff, physicians & hospital personnel. Ability to maintain a calm and professional demeanor in stressful situation. Conversant in Psychosocial Theory.

Title: Social Worker III

Location: California-San Jose-Regional Medical Center of San Jose

Requisition ID: 08385-15781