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Providence Health & Services Clinical Social Worker MSW - Intpatient Palliative Care in Santa Monica, California


Providence is calling a Clinical Social Worker MSW (Full TIme/Day Shift) to Providence TrinityCare at Providence Saint John's Health Center in Santa Monica, CA.

This position will be part of the inpatient palliative care team at Saint John's. The schedule is Monday-Friday, with no weekends or holidays.

In this position you will:

  • Participate in the activities of the interdisciplinary Palliative Care Team.

  • Participate in the development and review of appropriate protocols, facilitates formal and informal meetings regarding patient and family communication and decision making processes that support appropriate referral and consistent care, works in collaboration with physicians, hospital, home health and hospice health care teams to provide Palliative Care services in patient, out-patient and in home settings to seriously ill patients and their families.

  • Engage in independent decision-making about psychosocial needs, provides psychosocial services to individuals and their families, and provides formal and informal meetings regarding patient and family communication and decision making.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Master's Degree in Social Work

  • 3-years experience in inpatient, outpatient or home-based Social Work

  • Computer experience as needed for the job

  • Advanced communication skills to communicate effectively with patients, interdisciplinary team physicians and the community

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Palliative Care experience

About the hospital you will serve:

Providence Saint John’s Health Center in Santa Monica, California, is part of Providence Health & Services, an integrated, not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, medical clinics, home health services, affiliated services and educational facilities in the western United States. Founded in 1942, Providence Saint John’s Health Center enjoys a reputation for clinical excellence across many disciplines.

The 266-bed health center has a medical staff of more than 900 physicians, 1,800 employees and a host of volunteers who share a commitment to providing quality care for all.

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits - see our website for details

Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence Health & Services is a not-for-profit Catholic network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services guided by a Mission of caring the Sisters of Providence began over 160 years ago. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Social Work

Location: California-Santa Monica

Req ID: 240121