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#102552 Clinical Social Worker - Hillcrest

Extended Review Date: Tue 2/18/2020

UCSD Layoff from Career Appointment: Apply by 11/04/2019 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor.

Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 11/13/2019. Eligible Special Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for assistance.


Under close supervision of the Care Management leadership, the Clinical Social Worker provides social work services consisting of discharge planning, continuing care resources and clinical social work services, including crisis intervention, patient advocacy mandated reporting, informational and referral coordination of health and mental health services with community providers. The Social Worker is responsible for education of patients, families and/or significant others. Participates in related department functions, such as community and program education.

Depending on experience of the selected candidate, this position will be hired at the Clinical Social Worker I, II or III level.


  • A Master's degree from an accredited school of social work.

  • Must possess the knowledge and abilities essential to the successful performance of the duties assigned to the position.


  • Relevant clinical/work experience in the acute care, inpatient setting.

  • California LCSW license (must have this certification to be hired at level III).


  • Must be able to work various hours and locations based on business needs.
  • Employment is subject to a criminal background check and pre-employment physical.

UC San Diego Health is the only academic health system in the San Diego region, providing leading-edge care in patient care, biomedical research, education, and community service. Our facilities include two university hospitals, a National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center, Shiley Eye Institute, Sulpizio Cardiovascular Center, and several outpatient clinics. UC San Diego Medical Center in Hillcrest is a designated Level I Trauma Center and has the only Burn Center in the county. We invite you to join our dynamic team!

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UC San Diego Health Sys
Payroll Title:
Care Management
Salary Range
Commensurate with Experience
Appointment Type:
Appointment Percent:
HX Contract
Total Openings:
Work Schedule:
Variable, 8-10, Mon-Fri, variable weekend


As a federally-funded institution, UC San Diego Health maintains a marijuana and drug free campus. New employees are subject to drug screening.