PeaceHealth is seeking a Clinical Social Worker for a Full Time, 1.00 FTE, Day position. The Clinical Social Worker coordinates the development and implementation of a patient care/treatment plan through use of diagnosis and clinical assessment of psychiatric, chemical dependency and psychosocial needs as they relate to medical and behavioral care needs. Provides disposition and discharge planning, risk assessment, case management, and coordination of services to provide continuity of care.
The general salary range for this job opening at PeaceHealth is $35.67 – $53.50. The actual hiring rate is dependent upon several factors, including but not limited to, the job/position responsibilities, location, terms of the applicable collective bargaining agreement, education, training, work experience, seniority, work performance, etc.
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Springfield is located at the southern end of the Willamette Valley, also known as Oregon wine country. Two rivers run through the community, the Willamette River, and McKenzie River. Bike, walk or run the Middle Fork Path along the Willamette River, or spend the day fishing on the McKenzie River. Springfield has a flourishing downtown and fast becoming a must visit for its culinary experience! Immersed in art, take the outdoor mural tour, or stay inside at the Emerald Art Center. We have one of the most desirable locations in the Pacific Northwest to live, work, and play.
PeaceHealth Sacred Heart Medical Center at Riverbend is a state-of-the-art regional medical center. On the leading edge of evidence-based hospital design, and creating a patient-centered, healing environment with a strong focus on quality clinical outcomes and patient safety.
DETAILS OF THE POSITION:
- The Clinical Social Worker completes appropriate intake documentation, provides ongoing assessment, develops treatment plan in collaboration with the multi-disciplinary treatment team. The Clinical Social Worker also manages multiple complicated cases, maintains current knowledge of ever-changing community resources, monitors patient needs and progress, and develops aftercare plans. Maintains documentation on patient throughout hospitalization.
- Provides brief therapeutic interventions with patients and/or families, as well as community staffing in coordination with the physician and treatment team. Works as an integral member of the treatment team in the provision of treatment and aftercare planning.
- Ensures compliance with privacy and confidentiality laws. Interfaces regularly with legal entities to address treatment needs.
- Assists with monitoring and evaluation of services provided for department quality improvement plan.
- Maintains current understanding of issues related to culture, ethnicity, gender identity, age, sexual orientation, religion and utilizes appropriate communication skills.
- Provides information, education, and direction in response to community requests.
- Regularly accesses pharmaceutical and community resources to provide patients with needed psychiatric medications.
- Provides instruction, training, and supervision for graduate level social work students. Also provides clinical supervision toward licensure for CSWA’s. Must maintain current licensure through continuing education. Must uphold all ethics, rules, and regulations required by the Clinical Board.
- Diagnoses, assesses, and addresses both mental health and chemical dependency conditions. Performs risk assessments for suicidality, homicidally and grave disability.
- Provides instruction, training, and supervision for graduate level social work students. Also provides clinical supervision toward licensure for CSWA’s. Must maintain current licensure through continuing education. Must uphold all ethics, rules and regulations required by the Clinical Board.
- Screen and identify patients who need care management per high-risk criteria.
- Assess, develop, implement, and monitor a comprehensive discharge plan of care through an interdisciplinary team process in conjunction with the patient and family. Collaborate with the multi-disciplinary team to identify problems or needs that require special planning, intervention, teaching, or follow-up.
- Performs other duties as assigned.
WHAT YOU BRING:
- Master’s Degree in Social Work from an accredited graduate school of social work.
- Must attend PROACT (crisis management) training provided by hospital.
- Knowledge of community resources, knowledge of Medicare, Medicaid, and insurance requirements as these relate to continuing care.
- Two or more years of clinical experience with designated population; hospital, emergency room, chemical dependency, or community agency experience preferred.
- Must have LCSW, LICSW, LMSW, CSWA, SWAICO, SWAAL, SWAL status.
- Familiarity with medical terminology and conditions as these impact discharge needs.
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
- Must possess superior ability to work collaboratively within a team.
- Must possess excellent organizational skills.
- Ability to document on electronic record.
COMMUNITY//LOCATION SPECIFIC NOTES
Oregon West Network:
- Minimum of two years of experience required.
- Must have LCSW or CSWA status (working toward licensure).
RIVERBEND PHYSICAL/COGNITIVE REQUIREMENTS:
- Work requires normal amounts of physical effort at least 66% of the time.
- Ability to lift objects weighing 30 lbs. or less.
- Work is performed under normal working conditions with adequate lighting and ventilation. Reasonably anticipated exposure to blood and body fluids.
- Job duties frequently require intense concentration and attention to detail (34-65% of work time).
PeaceHealth is committed to the overall wellbeing of our caregivers: physical, emotional, financial, social, and spiritual. We offer caregivers a competitive and comprehensive total rewards package. Some of the many benefits included in this package are full medical/dental/vision coverage; 403b retirement plan employer base and matching contributions; paid time off; employer-paid life and disability insurance with additional buyup coverage options; tuition and continuing education reimbursement; wellness benefits, and expanded EAP and mental health program.
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For full consideration of your skills and abilities, please attach a current resume with your application. EEO Affirmative Action Employer/Vets/Disabled in accordance with applicable local, state or federal laws.
PeaceHealth requires a completed Primary Vaccine Series (e.g., 2 dose monovalent Pfizer, Moderna or Novavax series or 1 dose J&J vaccine series) or be Up to Date (receiving the most recent Pfizer/Moderna bivalent vaccine/booster) for COVID-19 vaccination prior to their start date. PeaceHealth has a medical and religious exemption request process for those that are unable to receive the COVID-19 primary vaccine series due to medical/religious reasons. For caregivers that will be working in Oregon there is a personal vaccine exemption form that may be requested.