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Providence Health & Services Palliative Care Social Worker - LCSW in Medford, Oregon

Description:

Providence is calling a full-time Palliative Care Social Worker to Providence Medford Medical Center in Medford, OR.

The Palliative Care Program is an interdisciplinary consultation service working to ease the way for patients and their families. This program is highly respected with a great reputation in the Medford hospital!

In this position, you will:

  • Independently provide comprehensive biopsychosocial/spiritual assessment, diagnosis and/or treatment/interventions/advocacy of patients and their support systems.

  • Incorporate concepts and theories associated with life span development, neurobiology, and behavioral change.

  • Collaborate with the patient and support system to develop and implement evidence-informed person-centered care plans across the care continuum in collaboration with the Inter/Multi-Disciplinary Team (IDT).

  • Perform duties in a manner that respects patient self-determination, that reduces health disparities/barriers to care, and adheres to the National Association of Social Workers (NASW) code of ethics, Standards of Practice (SOP), and mission.

Qualifications:

Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Master’s degree in Social Work from a Council of Social Work Education (CSWE) accredited school of social work, or from a school in candidacy status by the CSWE

  • Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) with the state of Oregon

  • Licensure as an Licensed Independent Social Worker (LICSW) in the state of Washington as needed based on work location(s)

  • Valid drivers license and reliable transportation

  • American Heart Association (AHA) Basic Life Support for Health Care Provider completion within one month of hire

  • 2 years of relevant social work experience, may include CSWA experience

  • 3 years of experience in a health care setting that includes:

  • 2 years of experience working with disabled, frail or elderly populations.- Home health/hospice or clinic/ambulatory care experience - Experience or training in crisis intervention, solution-focused interventions, and motivational interviewing

  • In compliance with the Providence Health & Services-OR Human Resources policy #302 “Background Checks”, a criminal background check is required for this position, based on assigned duties

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • LCSW is preferred, CSWA are encouraged to apply!

  • Experience with Hospice, Home Health, Bereavement, and/or End of Life Care

  • 3 to 5 years of healthcare experience

About Providence in Oregon

As the largest healthcare system and largest private employer in Oregon, Providence offers exceptional work environments and unparalleled career opportunities.

The Providence Experience begins each time our patients or their families have an encounter with a Providence team member and continues throughout their visit or stay. Whether you provide direct or indirect patient care, we want our patients to feel that they are in a welcoming place where they can be comfortable and free from anxiety. Our employees create the Providence Experience through simple, caring behaviors such as acknowledging and welcoming each visitor, introducing ourselves and Providence, addressing people by name, providing the duration of estimated wait times and updating frequently if timelines change, explaining situations in a way that puts patients at ease, carefully listening to their concerns, and always thanking people for trusting Providence for their healthcare needs. At Providence, our quality vision is simple,

"Providence will provide the best care and service to every person, every time."

Providence is consistently ranked among the top 100 companies to work for in Oregon. It is also home to two of our award-winning Magnet medical centers. Providence hospitals and clinics are located in numerous areas, ranging from the Columbia Gorge to the wine country to sunny southern Oregon to charming coastal communities to the urban setting of Portland. If you want a vibrant lifestyle while working with a team highly committed to the art of healing, choose from our many options in Oregon.

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

http://www.providenceiscalling.jobs/rewards-benefits/

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: Oregon-Medford

Req ID: 235434

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