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Clinical Social Worker - Care Management

Job ID: 86064
Location: Springfield, OR
Work Type: Part Time
Shift: Day
Shift Length: 8 Hours
FTE: 0.60
Benefit Eligibility: Part-time benefits

Job Description


PeaceHealth is seeking a Clinical Social Worker for a Part Time, 0.60 FTE, Day position. The salary range for this job opening at PeaceHealth is $44.25 – $66.37. The hiring rate is dependent upon several factors, including but not limited to education, training, work experience, terms of any applicable collective bargaining agreement, seniority, etc.

Job Summary

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.

Essential Functions

  • 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, 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, homicidality 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.



  • Master's Degree Required: Social Work from an accredited graduate school of social work.


  • 2 years Required: Clinical experience with designated population.
  • Preferred: Hospital, emergency room, chemical dependency, or community agency experience.
  • Preferred: Knowledge of community resources, knowledge of Medicare, Medicaid and insurance requirements as these relate to continuing care.


  • Required: Clinical Social Worker Required Credentials Must have LCSW, LICSW, LMSW, CSWA, SWAICO, SWAAL, SWAL status.


  • Familiarity with medical terminology and conditions as these impact discharge needs. (Preferred)
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills. (Preferred)
  • Must possess superior ability to work collaboratively within a team. (Preferred)
  • Must possess excellent organizational skills. (Preferred)
  • Ability to document on electronic record. (Preferred)

Department / Location Specific Notes

Oregon West Network – Outpatient:

  • Must obtain a Medicare Provider number which allows for billing of counseling services.

Working Conditions


  • Ability to move around area with occasional sitting.
  • Bend/ twist/ reach/ push/ pull occasionally.
  • Lift/Carry: Occasionally up to 5 lbs.

Environmental Conditions

  • Exposure to biohazard, body fluids and airborne particles.
  • Time spent on site in medical/hospital setting or in office environment.


  • Vision and hearing required within normal limits (glasses, contacts, hearing aids permitted).
  • Ability to communicate and exchange accurate information.

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.

See how PeaceHealth is committed to Inclusivity, Respect for Diversity and Cultural Humility.

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.

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