Fountain Valley Regional Hospital is proud of the full range of quality services we provide. Since 1971, we have dedicated our efforts to meet and serve the medical needs of our growing community. We were the first hospital in Orange County to offer residents an accredited Chest Pain Center and a Thrombectomy Receiving Center certified by The Joint Commission. We are one of only two certified Pediatric ICUs in Orange County and the only hospital in Fountain Valley and Huntington Beach with a Level III Neonatal ICU. Weï¿½re proud of the efforts of our physicians, nurses and staff who strive to provide you with the best care possible.
We offer competitive salaries and benefits including a matching 401(k), several health & dental plans to choose from, generous tuition assistance plans, and relocation assistance for select positions.
GENERAL: 1.Assists with identification of patient's emotional needs and needs of their family system in the area of crisis intervention. 2.Assists staff with support and direction as needs arise in areas of stress, death and dying, families/patients in crisis situations and/or in management of specific behavioral problems (i.e. hostile, hysterical or depressed patient and/or family.) 3.Maintains statistical information as requested.
4.Provides mental health consultation and education services, where such opportunity exists. 5.Relates to patients/staff in a courteous, professional manner. NEONATAL (BIRTH - 1 MONTH)/ PEDIATIRIC (1 MONTH - 18 YEARS) 6.Identifies all high risk, high volume problem prone patients as indicated by QA plan in specified time frame. 7.Provides emotional support/counsel/grief counseling as appropriate or needed. 8.Ascertains (in conjunction with ancillary if referrals for assistance (i.e.: shelters, medi-cal, counseling, etc) are needed. 9.Assists families (if needed/requested) to help arrange for burials, cremations, etc. 10.Coordinates child abuse reports. 11. Assists in discharge planning needs. ADULT (19-69 YEARS)/ GERIATRIC (70 YEARS AND OLDER) 12.Identifies all high risk, high volume, and problem prone patients as indicated by QA plan in specified time frame. 13.Provides emotional support/counsel/grief counseling as appropriate or needed. 14.Educates patient/staff about patientï¿½s rights. 15.Provide patients, families, and staff with assistance regarding advanced directives completion, notary public, duties of agent, etc.
A. Minimum Education: Minimum of a Masters of Social Work (MSW) degree. B. Minimum Experience: Two to three years of social work experience in an acute hospital setting is desired. Three to five yearsï¿½ experience in families/children concentration including residential treatment centers, outpatient mental health services, child guidance clinics in addition to traditional family and child welfare settings preferred. C. Preferred Skills and Abilities: Ability to apply psychosocial assessment to an adult (18 years or older) and pediatric (birth to 18 years) populations. Ability to apply the dynamics of normal and deviant behavior relating to mental health functioning of individuals, families and groups of ages 0-18 years for pediatric, 19-69 years for adult and over 70 years for geriatric populations based on assigned areas.
The hospital, in its sole discretion, reserves the right to combine any of the above required experiences, or to consider applicants other work related experience in order to meet the above mentioned requirements.
Job: Therapy and Rehabilitation
Primary Location: Fountain Valley, California
Facility: Fountain Valley Regional Hospital and Medical Center
Job Type: Full-time
Shift Type: Days
Employment practices will not be influenced or affected by an applicantâ��s or employeeâ��s race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status or any other legally protected status. Tenet will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship.
Internal Number: 1905016845
About Fountain Valley Regional Hospital and Medical Center
“Tenet Healthcare Corporation is a diversified healthcare services company with 115,000 employees united around a common mission: to help people live happier, healthier lives. Through its subsidiaries, partnerships and joint ventures, including United Surgical Partners International, the Company operates general acute care and specialty hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, urgent care centers and other outpatient facilities. Tenet's Conifer Health Solutions subsidiary provides technology-enabled performance improvement and health management solutions to hospitals, health systems, integrated delivery networks, physician groups, self-insured organizations and health plans.