Providence Health & Services Social Worker - Seaside Hospital in Seaside, Oregon


Providence is calling a full time Social Worker - MSW (1.0 Days) to our Providence Seaside Hospital in Seaside, OR.

Providence Seaside Hospital (PSH) is a 25-bed critical access community hospital with full Joint Commission Accreditation. The hospital provides patients with healthcare and health education that is on the cutting edge, and based on the Mission and Core Values, giving the best in compassionate healthcare that respects the dignity of each person.

As the city’s only hospital, Providence Seaside has a special place in the community. As a Social Worker, you would meet clients were they are; in the hospital, at a clinic, or their residency. Our Social Workers work closely with our community partners to ensure appropriate level of care and affordability.


In this position, you will:

  • Provide social work services to patients/clients in a variety of residential settings to enable patients and significant others to more effectively deal with the impact of medical and/or psychiatric illness, or disability, on individual and family functioning while under the supervision of the Clinical Supervisor/Manager.

  • Assist in the finding of satisfactory solutions or adjustments to medical, social, emotional and financial problems related to illness or disability which may interfere with access to and use of medical care, taking into account patients' physical or age-related needs.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Master's of Social Work (MSW) from an accredited school of social work by the Council on Social Work Education or equivalent

  • Oregon Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) -or- Temporary CSWA license, or proof of CSWA initiated within six months of hire, required.

  • Valid Driver's license and reliable transportation

  • Driving record consistent with GOP Safe Driving Policy 303 Incident Point Matrix at time of hire

  • Education background and extensive experience within an area or program dealing with psycho-therapeutic treatment modalities

  • Knowledge and skills in understanding systems, various psycho-therapeutic treatment modalities and crisis intervention skills

  • Awareness and understanding of social-legal issues, community services and the needs of patients and services of the organization

  • Interpersonal communication and counseling skills

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • 2 years of supervised, post-masters experience in a Home Health -or- healthcare setting

  • LCSW preferred

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: Social Work / Care Management / Counseling

Location: Oregon-Seaside

Req ID: 136970