Lead Clinical Social Worker LCSW

If where you work matters to you, this hospital will be the right place for your career to blossom! This prestigious non profit Medical Center in beautiful, warm and coastal California's Central Coast is actively seeking for a Lead Clinical Social Worker LCSW.

The acute care Supervisor of Social Work LCSW will join the family of dedicated nurses and other health care professionals living out a mission to heal people in body, mind and spirit. With services ranging from family-centered maternity care and high level neonatal care to technologically advanced cardiac services and an innovative palliative care program, our work touches people at every stage of their lives. 

The Lead Clinical Social Worker LCSW will supervise a clinical social work team and a chaplain to efficiently and effectively provide psychosocial and spiritual care to inpatients, outpatients, their families and significant others.  The Social Work Supervisor will assist the Director of Case Management in managing the activities and resources of the Social Work, Palliative Care program, and the Community Assessment Coordinators; as well as department staffing and department budgets. 

 The Lead Clinical Social Worker LCSW will complete performance evaluations and maintains accountability for their work team. The person in this role will provide clinical supervision for registered Associate Clinical Social Workers (ACSW) and/or Medical Social Worker (MSW) per the regulations outlined by the State of California Department of Consumer Affairs Board of Behavioral Sciences.  

The Lead Clinical Social Worker LCSW will serve as a clinical consultant to social work team members, providing guidance and/or direct intervention in resolving challenging situations and high risk, problem-prone cases. The Supervisor of LCSW will assist in writing policies and procedures, in assuring the social work program’s compliance with applicable internal and external regulations, and in the development and monitoring of quality assurance programs.  

The Social Work Administrative Supervisor participates on medical center and/or community committees as assigned by the Director.  The Social Work Administrative Supervisor is responsible for identifying operational barriers to effective provision of services and seeking resolution, and for providing services in an efficient and cost-effective manner.

In addition to operational responsibilities, the Lead Clinical Social Worker LCSW provides direct clinical social work services. This requires using a broad knowledge base of human behavior, providing biopsychosocial assessment and intervention to inpatients, outpatients, their families and significant others.  

The hospital is financially stable and is still growing its services. The hospital will offer excellent salary range with competitive benefits package.  Join the prestigious team of healthcare professionals now!