Prime Healthcare

Social Worker II or III - Bayview Behavioral Health Hospital

Facility Paradise Valley Hospital
US-CA-Chula Vista
Clinical Professional
Position Type
Full Time


To provide emotional support, crisis intervention and counseling for Pediatrics, Adolescents, Adults, Older Adults and their significant others to cope with a multiplicity of social and emotional problems; information and referral; referrals for financial assistance and supportive services to patients and families with problems that are related to hospitalization, illness, disability or trauma.  To provide case management & milieu management, complete psychosocial assessments, assist in the development and re-evaluation of Treatment Plans and work as a member of a multidisciplinary team, and to coordinate discharge planning. Complete necessary documentation and maintain clinical record for each client during his/her length of stay.


  • Responsible for direct data collection and data assessment of the patient’s condition and stability based on psychosocial assessments.
    Identifies biophysical, psychosocial environment, self-care, educational, spiritual and discharge needs of the patient as evidenced in the patient’s medical record.
  • Responsible for the initial assessment and ongoing reassessment of the patient’s condition, stability and determination of psychosocial needs.
  • Collaborates with other professional disciplines to plan, implement, evaluate and revise the Plan of Care for each patient, as evidenced in the patients’ medical record.
  • The Plan of Care is discussed with and developed as a result of coordination with the patient/family/significant others when appropriate, is responsible to ensure appropriate signatures or documentation is in the medical record per policy and procedure.
  • Develops Plan of Care using theories, methods and modalities consistent with education and training.
  • Responsible for management of patient throughout stay, including discharge planning and effectively coordinates with others involved in the patient’s treatment and after care plan.
  • Assesses and reports domestic violence, elder, dependent adult and child abuse , in accordance with regulatory standards and hospital policy and procedure.




Required qualifications:


1.     Master’s Degree in Social Work related field OR

2.     Master’s Degree in Marriage and Family Therapy or related field.

3.     In states without required licensure, then current registration with State Board is required within 3 months of hire.  In states with required licensure, license required at time of hire and must be maintained.

4.     Behavioral Violence Prevention Training within 3 months of hire and maintain current.

5.     Minimum one (1) year hospital or Outpatient experience with emphasis in mental health care.

6.     Experience in working with a diverse population with a wide range of problems (i.e., death and dying, maternal and child care, substance abuse, disability, chronic illness, etc.).


Preferred qualifications:


1.    Current BCLS (AHA) certificate upon hire and maintain current preferred.



We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and do not discriminate against applicants due to veteran status, disability, race, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation or other protected characteristics.  If you need special accommodation for the application process, please contact Human Resources.  EEO is the Law:


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