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|Facility:||Del Amo Hospital|
|Location:||TORRANCE, CA US|
|Job Type:||Per Diem|
|Minimum Education Required:||Master's Degree|
|Skills:||Health Care -> Behavioral Health, Social Work/Case Management, Therapy
Welcome and thank you for your interest in employment opportunities with Del Amo Hospital. Del Amo Hospital is a 166-bed free-standing psychiatric hospital that is located in the South Bay area of Los Angeles, in beautiful Southern California. We currently have Per Diem positions available for Clinical Social Workers.
Del Amo Hospital provides a full spectrum of quality mental health care that includes: assessments and referrals, crisis intervention, adolescent and adult services, as well as specialty programs. Del Amo has distinguished itself through a wide range of programs that are individually tailored to each client’s individual needs. Del Amo's commitment to service excellence extends to all with whom we come into contact. We are committed to ensure our patients receive the optimal level of care that will be most beneficial to their recovery. Through the capabilities of our professional team continuously improving our systems and processes, we strive to be the premiere provider of mental health services.
The Clinical Social Worker assists in the integration of social services functions in the patient care, discharge planning and aftercare planning process with other hospital departments, external service organizations, agencies and health care facilities. The Clinical Social Worker provides direct care to patients as appropriate and ensures compliance with quality patient care and regulatory standards. The Clinical Social Worker assists patients and their families through the use of psychotherapeutic skills to understand, identify and resolve complex problems resulting from psychiatric illnesses utilizing group and individual therapies.
Duties include but are not limited to:
Del Amo Hospital is accredited by the Joint Commission and is licensed by the State of California Department of Health Services. Del Amo Hospital is owned, managed and operated by a subsidiary of Universal Health Services, Inc., one of the largest providers of high-quality healthcare in the nation.
Masters Degree in Social Work, Counseling, Psychology or related field.
Licensure by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences as an LCSW, MFT or Associate/Intern preferred;
required if providing services for the Partial Hospitalization/Outpatient Services Department.
Previous placement or internship in a psychiatric setting preferred.
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