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LCSW Oncology- Full Time/Days

Orange Coast Memorial Medical Center
Orange, CA 92866
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Position Summary:

This position requires the full understanding and active participation in fulfilling the mission of Orange Coast Memorial Medical Center. It is expected the employee demonstrate behavior consistent with our core values: Integrity, Accountability, Best Practices, Compassion and Synergy. The employee shall support Orange Coast Memorial Medical Centers strategic plan and participate in and advocate performance improvement/patient safety activities. This position requires seven days a week including holidays (major and minor) on call coverage on a rotating basis as determined by the Social Work Services Manager and the needs of the department.

The Licensed Clinical Social Worker provides social work services to patients and families in all hospital areas specific to assignment. The Licensed Clinical Social Worker assists patients in addressing psycho-social issues they face as it relates to their acute or chronic illness and/or disability. The Licensed Clinical Social Worker is responsible for providing interventions to remove psycho-social barriers preventing safe and timely transition through the continuum of care. They skillfully advocate in empowering patients to maintain a level of control over their treatment and ensure self-determination. The professional licensure allows this individual to provide clinical and casework supervision (under the Board of Behavioral Sciences) to staff in accordance with the needs of the department. In addition, the Licensed Clinical Social Worker focuses on ensuring quality care while actively engaging in cost effective measures such as Performance Improvement Projects, LEAN activities and other hospital wide initiatives. Professional services include, but are not limited to biopsychosocial assessment, brief treatment, crisis intervention, case consultation, patient education, discharge planning, custodial placements, resource management and clinical supervision of Associate Social Workers.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities of the Job:

1. Conducts psycho-social assessments and interventions with patients and families

2. Addresses psycho-social issues and concerns through the continuum of care

3. Navigates systems and advocates to assist patient in accessing appropriate resources and services

4. Makes mandated protective services reports based on their psycho-social assessment of patient and family.

5. Addresses barriers to a safe and timely discharge

6. Provide clinical and casework supervision to staff based on the needs of the department

7. Ability to be at work and be on time. It is required to be on the campus of the medical center during scheduled core business hours to accommodate issues which may arise out of a crisis and to support the medical team, peers and staff and their assignment to a specific area.

8. Ability to be at work and be on time


Minimum Qualifications:


List the minimum experience, skills, knowledge and abilities required to do the job.Two to four years healthcare experience preferred. Ability to provide clinical and casework supervision to MSW colleagues preferred. Ability to act as a Field Supervisor and/or Preceptor to MSW Student Interns preferred.Competency is defined and measured via the Social Worker Job Specific Competency Assessment and Checklist. Each Social Worker, LCSW is assessed at orientation and annually using these tools.


Master of Social Work (MSW) Degree from an accredited School of Social Work required. Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) required.

Current American Heart Associate Basic Life Support Card required

Posted: 2020-03-15 Expires: 2020-04-13
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