Providence Health & Services Social Worker, MSW - Adult Psychiatric Inpatient in Portland, Oregon


Providence is calling a full time Social Worker, MSW (1.0 FTE, Days) to the Adult Inpatient Psychiatric Units, Wednesdays through Sundays, at our Providence Portland Medical Center in Portland, OR. #MentalHealthCare

In this position, you will:

  • Provide clinical social work services within the Behavioral Health inpatient unit under the supervision of a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW).

  • Provide services to enable patients and significant others to more effectively deal with the impact of psychiatric illness, or disability, on individual and family functioning.

  • Perform psycho social evaluations and assist in planning for post hospital care.

  • Provide some marital and family therapy when needed.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Master's degree in social work

  • Proven experience and knowledge of behavioral health issues, including mental health

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Master's degree from a CSWE Accredited School of Social Work

  • Oregon Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) licensee -or- candidate who is LCSW eligible and actively working toward licensure

  • Experience in a hospital setting

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

Our Mission

As people of Providence, we reveal God's love for all, especially the poor and vulnerable, through our compassionate service.

About Us

Providence Health & Services is the third largest not-for-profit health system in the United States. Providence employs more than 76,000 caregivers (employees) across a five-state area; AK, WA, MT, OR, and CA. Our facilities include 34 hospitals, 475 physician clinics, senior services, supportive housing and other health and educational services. 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: Mental/Behavioral Health

Location: Oregon-Portland

Req ID: 133598