Providence Health & Services Social Worker - Hospice in Hood River, Oregon

Description:

Providence is calling a Social Worker (0.6 FTE, Days) to Providence Hospice of the Gorge in Hood River, OR.

Providence Hospice provides experienced, compassionate care for people nearing the end of life. Our doctors, registered nurses, chaplains, social workers and other team members provide everything from pain control and comfort care to emotional, social and spiritual support, including support for family members and caregivers. Our primary goal is to provide the support that people need to allow them to spend their time living as fully and completely as they wish, in their own familiar surroundings, and in the company of family and friends.

This position will be for 24 hours a week (8 hour days, 3 days a week). The preferred days of the week are currently Tuesday,

Wednesday & Friday. As a member of the hospice interdisciplinary

team, the social worker provides clinical counseling, assessment, case management, crisis

intervention, and psycho-education with multi-stressed patients and families

relevant to the dying process, end of life care planning and bereavement.

Ability to understand and provide community-based care across varied residential

settings while assessing for patient, caregiver, and staff safety in the home

environment is a must.

In this position, you will:

  • Under direct and continuous supervision, provide comprehensive biopsychosocial/spiritual assessment, diagnosis and/or treatment/interventions/advocacy of patients, and their support systems.

  • Incorporate concepts and theories associated with life span development, neurobiology, and behavioral change.

  • Collaborate with the patient and support system(s) to develop and implement evidence-informed person-centered care plans across the care continuum in collaboration with the Inter/Multi-Disciplinary Team (IDT).

  • Perform duties in a manner that respects patient self-determination that reduces health disparities/barriers to care and adheres to the National Association of Social Workers (NASW) code of ethics, Standards of Practice (SOP), and mission.

Qualifications:

Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Master’s degree in Social Work from a Council of Social Work Education (CSWE) accredited school of social work, or from a school in candidacy status by the CSWE

  • Temporary Clinical Social Work Associates (CSWA) license, or proof of CSWA initiated within 6 months of hire

  • Documentation of an approved supervision plan from the Oregon Board

  • Must obtain LCSW Board licensure within a maximum of 5 years from CSWA application, or date of hire date as a CSWA

  • American Heart Association (AHA) Basic Life Support for Healthcare Provider completion within 1 month of hire

  • Valid driver’s license and reliable automobile

  • In compliance with the Providence Health & Services-OR Human Resources policy #302 “Background Checks”, a criminal background check is required for this position, based on assigned duties.

  • Employees providing services in the State of Washington must pass the Washington Access to Criminal History (WATCH) background check

  • It is required that an application to become an Agency Affiliated Counselor through the Washington State Department of Health be submitted within 7 days of hire.

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW)

  • 3-5 years of social work experience

  • 2 years of clinical work experience in Hospice or Palliative Care

  • 2 years of working independently with vulnerable populations in a field environment

  • Healthcare experience

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

http://www.providenceiscalling.jobs/rewards-benefits/

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 82,000 caregivers (employees) across a five-state area; AK, WA, MT, OR, and CA. Our facilities include 34 hospitals, 600 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: Part-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Social Work / Care Management / Counseling

Location: Oregon-Hood River

Req ID: 182697