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Providence Social Worker Complex Care (LCSW) Los Angeles*FT/DAYS* in Los Angeles, California


Social Worker Complex Care (LCSW) - Axminster - Slauson at Providence Medical Institute

Provides social work services to patients/clients in a variety of residential settings to enable patients and significant others to more effectively deal with the impact of medical and/or psychiatric illness, or disability, on individual and family functioning. Assist in the finding of satisfactory solutions or adjustments to medical, social, emotional and financial problems related to illness or disability which may interfere with access to and use of medical care, taking into account patients'''' physical or age-related needs. Participates in the development and review of appropriate protocols, facilitates formal and informal meetings regarding patient and family communication and decision making processes that support appropriate referral and consistent care. Works in collaboration with physicians and hospital and hospice health and interdisciplinary care teams to services to seriously ill patients and their families. Engages in independent decision-making about psychosocial needs, provides psychosocial services to individuals and their families, and provides formal and informal meetings regarding patient and family communication and decision making. Obtains a psychosocial history, including chart review and information gathered from the patient and family, and conducts psychosocial assessments. Provides direct patient care as well as consultative services to assure proper referral to Complex Care Management, Palliative Care, Hospice or other community resources. In addition to these clinical duties, is responsible for contributing social services expertise to staff education, data collection, and quality improvement.

Please upload a current resume reflecting all professional relevant experience.


Required qualifications:

  • Master's Degree in Social Work (MSW)

  • Current California Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW)

  • Three (3) years of Inpatient, outpatient, or home-based social work

  • Demonstrated experience in counseling and group work

  • Experience working with the legal issues arising from illness and patient care issues

Preferred qualification:

  • Advanced training in palliative care, geriatric or medical social work

Our best-in-class benefits are uniquely designed to support you and your family in staying well, growing professionally and achieving financial security. We take care of you, so you can focus on delivering our Mission of caring for everyone, especially the most vulnerable in our communities.

About the location you will serve.

Providence Health & Services Southern California is further developing its physician integration strategy. Historically, the largest asset has been Providence Medical Institute, a medical foundation that provides administrative and other support services to affiliated medical groups. Providence Medical Institute is expected to grow significantly in the next several years, bringing with it facilities, staff and physician growth to support that objective.

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Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence is a comprehensive not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services continuing a more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Behavioral Health

Location: California-Los Angeles

Req ID: 358188