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Medical Social Worker - Hospice

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Job ID: 30274
Location: Vancouver, WA
Work Type: Full Time
Shift: Day
Shift Length: 8 Hours
FTE: 1.00
Benefit Eligibility: Full-time benefits

Job Description

Description

PeaceHealth is seeking a Medical Social Worker - Hospice for a Full Time, 1.00 FTE, Day position.  Hourly compensation starts at $31.18, more depending on experience.

In addition to a competitive hourly wage, excellent benefits, PeaceHealth offers a supportive and inclusive work environment with an emphasis on life balance.

PeaceHealth is offering a $5,000 sign on bonus a possible Relocation Assistance.

Must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 including 2 doses of a 2-dose series or 1 dose of a 1-dose series plus 14 days beyond the final dose prior to start date.

Job Summary

Responsible for the provision of direct social work service in Home Health and/or Hospice utilizing the professional healthcare process of assessment, problem identification/planning, action/intervention and clinical goal/outcome evaluation.

Details of the position

  1. Providing direct casework services to clients related to their medical/psychiatric diagnosis, including biopsychosocial assessment, assisting with long-term planning and decision making, crisis intervention and short-term therapy.
  2. Performing holistic evaluation of patient/home, developing an appropriate plan of care, initiating discharge planning, evaluating progress towards goals and monitoring achievement of desired outcomes.
  3. Providing skilled social work services to patients and education/instruction to patients and caregivers according to the home care/hospice plan of treatment.
  4. Performing holistic assessment and, as clinical indicated, coordinating and modifying the plan of care with the patient, caregiver, case manager, primary physician and other members of the inter/multi-disciplinary healthcare team.
  5. Evaluating patient/home environment as related to holistic healthcare/social needs and making appropriate referrals to other services, agencies and community resources as clinically indicated in collaboration with the case manager and primary physician.
  6. Perform other duties as assigned.

What you bring

  • Master’s degree in Social Work from an accredited school of Social Work required.
  • Minimum requirement is LASW (Licensed Advanced Social Worker), LSWAA (Licenses Social Worker Associate Advanced), LCWAIC (Licensed Social Worker Associate Independent Clinical).
  • LICSW (Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker) also meets licensure requirement but exceeds minimum requirement.
  • Basic Life Support required.
  • Minimum of two year experience in a healthcare setting.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of community health, welfare, and social agencies is required.
  • Commensurate with educational preparation, demonstrates the ability to apply age specific principles of growth and development and life stages to meet each patient’s needs for nursing care.

For a full description of the position, or for questions, please contact Moussa Sangare at [email protected]

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.  

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