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Social Worker, Community Outreach - Full Time - Day Shift

Company: Adventist Health
Location: Marysville
Posted on: November 20, 2023

Job Description:

Adventist Health and Rideout has served the Yuba-Sutter region with exceptional healthcare since 1907. Since joining Adventist Health in 2018, the nonprofit hospital has continued to grow its services and improve quality and patient experience, all part of our vision of transforming the health of our community. The award-winning hospital is a 221-bed acute care facility that includes an expanded Level III emergency department, a Level III trauma center and STEMI-receiving center and provides the following care services: cancer care, heart and vascular, stroke, inpatient and outpatient surgery, orthopedics and labor and delivery, including a NICU unit. Outpatient services include over a dozen specialties and we offer senior living services. Adventist Health and Rideout serves the community with 365 physicians, 2,745 associates and contractors, including 849 nurses.
Job Summary:
Provides support and assistance in making transition plans for individuals experiencing homelessness. Provides direction for routine aspects of non-medical problems. Assists with the planning and coordinating of services with other agencies to provide resources such as shelter, permanent housing, food, primary care doctors and all other identified non-medical related services. Assesses the patient's physical and emotional needs and arranges for services to meet those needs.
Job Requirements:

Education and Work Experience:

  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent (some certifications will require Bachelor's): Required
  • Master's Degree in social work or equivalent combination of education/experience: Preferred
  • One year experience in an acute or long term medical setting: Required
  • Two years' experience in an acute or long term medical setting: Preferred
  • Two years' experience in homelessness coordination care: Preferred

    Essential Functions:

    • Initiates a plan of care. Reassesses plan of care according to the physical and emotional needs of patient.
    • Develops Plan of Care (POC) based on patient assessment including, psychosocial factors that would impede the POC, clinical knowledge of appropriate theories of stages of human development, the impact of terminal illness, mental status and family dynamics.
    • Utilizes effective problem solving strategies to reach decisions, take appropriate action and follow-through within assigned scope of responsibility.
    • Obtains or coordinates resources from community, social, health and welfare agencies.
    • Performs other job-related duties as assigned.

      Organizational Requirements:
      Adventist Health is committed to the safety and wellbeing of our associates and patients. Therefore, we require that all associates receive all required vaccinations, including, but not limited to, measles, mumps, flu (based on the seasonal availability of the flu vaccine typically during October-March each year), COVID-19 vaccine (required in CA, HI and OR) etc., as a condition of employment, and annually thereafter. Medical and religious exemptions may apply.

Keywords: Adventist Health, Sacramento , Social Worker, Community Outreach - Full Time - Day Shift, Healthcare , Marysville, California

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