Clinical Social Worker, LCSW | Cedars-Sinai Medical Center Job at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, California

  • Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
  • California

Job Description

Job Description

A Little More About What You Will be Doing


The Clinical Social Worker, MSW is responsible for the development, planning, implementation, and evaluation of all social service-related interventions for corresponding Department/s. Is responsible for identifying patients who have psycho/social needs on an inpatient or outpatient basis. Is responsible for developing patient care goals and treatment plans as agreed upon by the patient's care team. Is also available to physicians and nurse case managers as a consultant for those patients with complex psychosocial needs and advance care planning.

  • Evaluates and implements social service programs for patients with psycho/social issues focusing on seniors, catastrophic and chronically ill patients
  • Develops social service documentation tool/templates in EMR for Social Work consults, family counseling and group sessions and IS reports for outcome measurements
  • Performs triage for patients within corresponding team(s) and assists in coordinating patient care delivery, including DPA/POSLT and documents pertinent information in the case management system
  • Implements transitions of care between inpatient and continued outpatient follow up and vice versa
  • Initiates team care conference to include patient, family and care providers
  • Evaluates daily caseload and assess achievement of long and short term goals; Modifies goals with providers and care team based upon patient outcomes
  • Compiles and presents statistics and reports relating to patient outcomes and document findings in the patients EMR
  • Follows up on communication to the referral source, IE, PCP, family member, case manager, home health personnel, community social worker, Health Plan, etc.
  • Acts as the social services liaison for the department, particularly in the areas of: Advance Care Planning discussions, Complex discharge planning, Biopsychosocial assessments
  • Refers patients to agencies that provides supportive services optimizing patients health plan benefits
  • Assists in arranging community resources (i.e. meals on wheels, transportation services, adult day care, and info-line) and in the long term planning for patients transitioning to institutional setting
  • Provides alternatives for patients requiring specific services
  • Acts as the liaison to Population Health department in regard to chronic disease state management programs
  • Assists in the development and implementation of new policies and procedures for the department
  • Participates in advance care planning initiatives
  • Attends ISP team rounds and participate in interdisciplinary collaborations. Assists in addressing recommendations from psychiatry and neuropsychology, including coordinating discharge to substance abuse treatment centers and mental health programs
  • Utilizes clinical judgment in making recommendations that will assist in addressing psychosocial barriers to treatment and discharge planning, coordinates discharge to B&C/ALF for often complex cases and under-resourced patients




Graduate of an accredited School of Social Work with a Master's Degree??



Minimum of 1 year of inpatient hospital experience required



Licensed Clinical Social Worker (CA LCSW) required

Req ID : 1704

Working Title : Clinical Social Worker, LCSW

Department : MNS ISP

Business Entity : Cedars-Sinai Medical Center

Job Category : Patient Services

Job Specialty : Social Work

Overtime Status : EXEMPT

Primary Shift : Day

Shift Duration : 8 hour

Base Pay : $42.11 - $67.38

About Cedars-Sinai Medical Center

Providing healthcare for more than 100 years, Cedars-Sinai has evolved into one of the most dynamic and highly renowned medical centers in the world. Along with caring for patients, Cedars-Sinai is a hub for biomedical research and a training center for future physicians and other healthcare professionals. This attracts exceptional talent to Cedars-Sinai, including world-renowned physician-scientists who seek a place where they can both conduct research and see patients--the ideal formula for discovery and its translation into cures. Our patients benefit from access to doctors at the top of their fields, and our researchers have an ideal community in which to study the impact of healthcare challenges, and reflect that knowledge in their research. The greater Los Angeles area in which Cedars-Sinai resides possesses unparalleled cultural and ethnic diversity which offers outstanding opportunities for translational and clinical research and a dynamic environment for medical education.Although community based, Cedars-Sinai is a major teaching hospital affiliated with the David Geffen School of Medicine at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). Cedars-Sinai has highly competi ... tive graduate medical education programs in more than 50 specialty and subspecialty areas, a graduate program in biomedical sciences and translational medicine, a clinical scholars program directed towards junior physicians with aspirations to become clinical scientists, and post graduate training opportunities.There are more than 250 full-time faculty members at Cedars-Sinai. The voluntary medical staff, comprised of more than 2,200 specialty board-certified or board-qualified physicians, represent all of the specialties and subspecialties and collaborate with full-time medical staff in the teaching responsibilities of the graduate medical education programs.

Show more

Show less

Connections working at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center

Job Tags

Full time, Temporary work, Shift work,

Similar Jobs

Direct Agents

Graphic Designer - Part Time, Contract Job at Direct Agents

 ...Become a part of the Direct Agents Studio team- a creative graphic design, visual storytelling, and video production team Research,...  ..., leave of absence, compensation, benefits, training, and apprenticeship. Direct Agents makes hiring decisions based solely on qualifications... 


Restaurant Marketing Director-Annapolis Job at Chick-fil-A

 ...Restaurant Marketing Director Job Description The Restaurant Marketing Director (RMD) provides leadership for all marketing and public relations initiatives, including oversight and implementation of activities such as: general and interactive marketing, effective communications... 

Providence Health & Services

RN - Wound Care Job at Providence Health & Services

 ...You will thrive in our culture of patient-focused, whole-person care built on understanding, commitment, and mutual respect. Your voice...  ...Shift: Day Career Track: Nursing Department: 3044 PMCH WOUND CARE 1ST FLR Address: WA Colville 982 E Columbia Ave Work... 

SoHo Dance LA

Cleaning Staff (Part-time) Job at SoHo Dance LA

Cleaning Staff(Part-time) We are seeking passionate, service-oriented, positive, hard-working and experienced cleaning professionals...  ...-traditional schedule MUST HAVE WEEKEND, HOLIDAY AND SOME EARLY MORNING/MIDDAY/LATE EVENING WEEKDAY AVAILABILITYPhysical... 


Cashier/Sales Associate Job at Gpm

 ...the coffee station well-stocked and inviting, ensuring that fresh, hot coffee is always ready for our customers. + Early Bird Cashier:Handle morning transactions swiftly and cheerfully, helping customers start their day on a positive note. + Safety Steward:Maintain...