Providence Health & Services Social Worker, MSW ( Per Diem - Day Shift ) in Santa Monica, California


Providence is calling a per diem, day shift Social Worker to Providence Saint John's Health Center Santa Monica, CA.

In this position you will:

  • Under the general supervision of the Director, Social Services, provide assessment, counseling and information, referral to hospitalized patients, outpatients and their families.

  • Work cooperatively with medical and paramedical staff.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Master in Social Work from an accredited School of Social Work

  • Ability to perform rapid, accurate psychosocial assessments

  • Knowledge of mandatory reporting requirements

  • Knowledge of crisis intervention techniques

  • Ability to deal effectively with many people across a broad range of cultural backgrounds and ages

  • Proficient in P.C. software applications including, Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Outlook, etc.

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Minimum one year post Masters in Social Work work experience

  • Previous psychiatric or medical experience (including field work pre-M.S.W.)

  • Associate Social Worker (ASW) highly desirable

  • Willingness/Desire to seek and obtain continuing education opportunities in and outside the hospital system and through literature review

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 people of Providence, we reveal God's love for all, especially the poor and vulnerable, through our compassionate service.

About Us

Providence Health & Services is the third largest not-for-profit health system in the United States. Providence employs more than 76,000 caregivers (employees) across a five-state area; AK, WA, MT, OR, and CA. Our facilities include 34 hospitals, 475 physician clinics, senior services, supportive housing and other health and educational services. 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: On Call

Shift: Day

Job Category: Mental/Behavioral Health

Location: California-Santa Monica

Req ID: 133894