One of Central Oregon's premiere employers is seeking an experienced Medical Social Worker (LCSW) to join our team in Central Oregon.
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A bit of information about us, we are the community leader in hospice care. We’ve most likely supported one of your neighbors or a friend. Central Oregon patients and their families have chosen Partners In Care for hospice services for the past 40 years.
The Medical Social Worker provides counseling and related support services to assist in meeting the identified psychosocial needs of patients and families enrolled in Hospice, home health and other Partners In Care programs/services.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Completes comprehensive psychosocial assessments on patients/families referred for Home Health and Hospice services.
Contributes to the Interdisciplinary Plan of Care by establishing goals and interventions based on patient/family psychosocial issues and needs identified in the assessment process.
Provides a range of professional Social Work services to referred patient/families appropriate to address identified needs, including, but not limited to ongoing assessment services; counseling; emotional support; home care planning; patient/family education; resource identification; information and referral; advocacy and other supportive services.
Functions as a member of the Interdisciplinary Care Team; coordinates / consults with other Team members to ensure timely and appropriate deliver of Social Work services to patients and families and ongoing continuity of care.
Collaborates with Bereavement services to complete risk assessments for identified primary bereaved both prior to and after a patient’s death as indicated. Assists with follow-up Bereavement support as indicated. Assists with facilitating Bereavement support groups as indicated.
Collaborates with other Departments such as Transitions and Volunteer services to assists in meeting identified needs of patients/families.
Establish/maintain collaborative relationships with related community agencies/resources to support patient/family care and identified psychosocial needs.
Promote and assist with education and support activities to related community agencies/resources.
The above statements are intended to be a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities performed by incumbents of this job. The incumbents may be requested to perform job-related tasks other than those stated in this description.
1-3 years of applicable experience in the treatment of end of life care in a hospice or hospital setting.
Experience/understanding of psychosocial issues related to illness and end of life care.
Experience/ability to work as part of an Interdisciplinary Team.
Licensure / Certification:
Valid State of Oregon Clinical Social Worker license (LCSW)
Knowledge of Federal, State and Local regulations and Medicare Conditions of Participation
Knowledge of HIPAA privacy rules and regulations
Knowledge of electronic medical records systems
Expertise in discharge planning
Knowledge of Hospice Services to include Hospice Medicare Benefit
Demonstrate basic data entry skills
Demonstrate excellent organization skills
Demonstrate excellent interpersonal skills
Demonstrate excellent written and oral communication skills
Ability to work under pressure to meet deadlines
Ability to take initiative and utilize innovative techniques and ingenuity
Ability to interact with various departments throughout the organization
Ability to work flexible hours, if needed
Ability to participate as a team player to coordinate projects
Ability to plan, prioritize and coordinate multiple projects
Full time position (32-40 hours week) - normal shifts are Monday through Friday 8am – 5pm. You may be called upon to flex your hours (up or down) to meet the needs of the business. Additionally, you may be required to assist in providing on-call coverage when necessary, and as assigned by the Supervisor.
Full time and Part time employees who successfully complete their first 60 days of employment are eligible for benefits which include Health, Dental, Vision, Paid-time off (vacation, holiday, and sick pay) 403(b) retirement plan (employee contribution) and Life Insurance.
Casual employees are not benefit eligible.
Internal Number: 03/17/2020
About Partners In Care
Partners In Care is proud to be Central Oregon's only independent, non-hospital based, not-for-profit home health and hospice agency based in beautiful Bend Oregon. It is the oldest and largest single hospice provider-including one of the state's three in-patient hospice facilities--in a 10,000 square mile region.
Bend is located in the heart of Central Oregon. In the shadows of the Cascade Mountains and surrounded by numerous lakes and rivers, Central Oregon is an outdoor enthusiasts' paradise.