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Providence Health & Services Clinical Social Worker - MSW in Burbank, California


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Providence is calling a Clinical Social Worker - MSW (Per diem/Varaible shift) at Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center in Burbank, CA.

We are seeking a Clinical Social Worker - MSW with supervision of a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, who will provide biopsychosocial assessment, treatment planning, and implementation of social work services to patients and families along the continuum of care. The Clinical Social Worker utilizes his/her knowledge and clinical skill sets to address needs of vulnerable populations and in complex discharge planning situations. In addition to addressing barriers to coping with illness or injury, the Clinical Social Worker has a specialized role with regard to assessment and intervention of abuse, suicide risk, and other mental health issues. The Clinical Social Worker demonstrates proficiency in delivering care to assigned age specific populations (e.g., infants, pediatrics, adolescents, adults, and geriatrics).

In this position you will:

  • Adhere to departmental, unit, and hospital policies and procedures, including but not limited to HIPAA, patient/customer safety, environment of care, and infection control

  • Interview patients and family members to perform biopsychosocial assessment, including but not limited to assessing for abuse, suicide and/or homicide risk, and other safety risk factors that may impact on life safety

  • Based on findings from biopsychosocial assessment, formulate a treatment plan in the context of the healthcare setting

  • Implement treatment plan that includes assisting patients and families to understand and participate in the medical plan of care and utilize appropriate community resources

  • Facilitate communication between patient and family through patient-family counseling, and with the healthcare team through family conferences, interdisciplinary care planning conferences, and case consultation

  • Participate in the development of safe and appropriate discharge and post-hospital care plans

  • Provide counseling, social support, and assistance in crisis situations and when conflicts arise with service providers

  • Actively participate in clinical supervision as it applies to patient care and advocating for sound social work methods and values in the context of patient care

  • Collaborate with other hospital programs and community agencies with which patients and families are involved

  • Coordinate services with appropriate hospital and community resources

  • Prepare and maintain required documentation and reports

  • Attend meeting required in the performance of their duties, and other meetings or committees as assigned

  • Enhance professional growth and development through participation in educational programs, current literature, inservice meetings, workshops and clinical supervision/case consultation


Required qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in social work from a CSWE (Council on Social Work Education) University within three months of hire

  • 1 year clinical experience in a healthcare setting

About the ministry you will serve:

Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center in Burbank, CA, is a 414 bed acute care facility, known for its state-of-the-art technology and high quality, compassionate care, has provided the full range of diagnostic, treatment, care and support services for the San Fernando Valley communities for close to 70 years.

Many of our specialized services are provided within our Heart and Vascular Institute, one of Los Angeles County's first STEMI designated receiving centers of heart attack victims; our Hycy and Howard Hill Neuroscience Institute, awarded the Gold Seal of Approval from The Joint Commission for a Primary Stroke Center, and the Gold Plus Achievement Award from the American Stroke Association (2010); our Women's Pavilion, and our newly opened the Roy and Patricia Disney Family Cancer Center, a comprehensive, state-of-the-art, patient-centered, treatment facility. Our cancer center includes some of the most advanced technology in radiation oncology, highly advanced medical and surgical oncology, excellent clinical outcomes and research, and all patient support services are housed in the same building.

Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center has an exceptional orthopedic program recognized for its excellent outcomes and clinical expertise. And Providence Saint Joseph's Bariatric Program, a leader and resource for those dealing with obesity in Southern California, received a Five-Star Rating for Bariatric Surgery, and Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence designation from HealthGrades.

We offer comprehensive, best-in-class benefits to our caregivers. For more information, visit

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: On Call

Shift: Variable

Job Category: Social Work

Location: California-Burbank

Req ID: 295204