Medical Social Worker (LCSW)

Rady Children's Hospital | San Diego, CA

Posted Date 6/25/2020

This is a casual, grant-funded position with an end date of June 30, 2023.


The Social Worker applies principles of Social Work and other behavioral health practices to provide patients and families with assessment, interventions, support, advocacy, and case management as a primary provider and / or as ancillary support to the primary medical provider. In all departments, practices as a member of multi-disciplinary team, in the provision of clinical intervention and support to patients and families. The Social Worker assesses, develops treatment plans, and intervenes to address the needs identified in the Assessment and by the Team. Utilizes knowledge of culture, age, and developmental stages to develop treatment plans and provide interventions, either as an independent practitioner or as a member of a medical team. Also may provide support and debriefing to RCHSD staff following traumatic events. Social Worker Skill B, as assigned, will provide supervision to Interns and unlicensed staff. May also participate in administrative duties, as assigned by the Supervisor.


Master's Degree

2 years of experience

CA Driver's License & Proof of Auto Insurance if working at schools

2 years pediatric professional experience

Licensure in the State of California as a Clinical Social Worker

For Homecare, education must be Master’s in Social Work


4 years of experience

Licensed Social Worker

Experience in assessment and treatment of children and adolescents

Experience in trauma, bereavement, chronic illness, catastrophic diagnosis, family violence, child protection, and bio-ethical issues

Experience working in an acute-care hospital setting

Certification in Clinical Supervision in the State of California

Knowledge of evidence-based practices utilized in clinical interventions

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