• Posted on: Mar 25, 2024
  • Location: Palm Springs, CA
  • Job ID: 0a88d3cd
  • Type: Full Time
  • Category: Healthcare
  • Posted on: Mar 25, 2024
  • Location: Palm Springs, CA
  • Job ID: 0a88d3cd
  • Type: Full Time
  • Category: Healthcare

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Palm Springs, CA
95-130K + 15K Signing Bonus + Full Benefits + Paid Relocation
Hybrid Remote (2 days remote 3 days in office)

The Social Worker is responsible to facilitate care along a continuum through effective resource coordination to help patients achieve optimal health, access to care and appropriate utilization of resources, balanced with the patient’s resources and right to self-determination. The individual in this position has overall responsibility to assess the patient for transition needs including identifying and assessing patients at risk for readmission. Conducts complex psycho-social assessment and interventions to promote timely throughput, safe discharge and prevent avoidable readmissions. This position integrates national standards for case management scope of services including:

  • Transition Management promoting appropriate length of stay, readmission prevention and patient satisfaction
  • Care Coordination by demonstrating throughput efficiency while assuring care is sequenced and provided at the appropriate level of care
  • Compliance with state and federal regulatory requirements, TJC accreditation standards and Tenet policy
  • Education provided to physicians, patients, families and caregivers
  • Precepts new staff members and acts as resource to all staff.
  • Participates in department Quality Improvement initiatives, one committee participation and/or major projects as assigned

This individual’s responsibility will include the following activities: a) complex psycho-social transition planning assessment and reassessment and intervention, b) assistance with adoptions, abuse and neglect cases, including assessment, intervention and referral as appropriate to local, state and /or federal agencies, c) care coordination, d) implementation or oversight of implementation of the transition plan, e) leading and/or facilitating multi-disciplinary patient care conferences including Complex Case Review, f) making appropriate referrals to other departments, g ) communicating with patients and families about the plan of care, h) collaborating with physicians, office staff and ancillary departments, i) assuring patient education is completed to support post-acute needs , j) timely complete and concise documentation in Case Management documentation system, k ) maintenance of accurate patient demographic and insurance information, l) and other duties as assigned.


  • Required qualifications include CA LCSW. Must be currently licensed, certified, or registered to practice profession as required by law or regulation in state of practice or policy. Active license for state(s) covered.
  • Preferred: Accredited Case Manager (ACM). Minimum of two years acute hospital experience preferred. Required skills include demonstrated organizational skills, excellent verbal and written communication skills, ability to lead and coordinate activities of a diverse group of people in a fast paced environment, critical thinking and problem solving skills and computer literacy.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $95,000.00 – $130,000.00 per year



  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Employee discount
  • Flexible schedule
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Referral program
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vision insurance

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