TheLicensed Clinical Social Workerwill provide social work services including psychosocial assessments, brief patient/family counseling, support, resources and education intervention to meet the standards of the patient/family and ensure continuity of care.
The Mental Health teams at Samaritan Health Services provide a full range of professional mental health services through a team of highly skilled psychiatrists, psychologists, nurse practitioners and licensed clinical social workers.
*Relocation Assistance Available*
Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) in State of Oregon required.
Experience as a social worker in a hospital or medical setting preferred.
Psychology - Knowledge of human behavior and performance; individual differences in ability, personality, and interests; learning and motivation.
Adaptability/Flexibility - Ability to respond quickly and appropriately to situations that may arise with high risk or diverse patient populations. Ability to adjust actions in relation to others and adapt to offer best possible care to patients.
Communication - Effective written and oral communication skills to explain complex issues, exchange information between team members, and tactfully discuss issues. Ability to perform group presentations and listen to and understand complex information and ideas.
Team Building - Ability to work, function and communicate on a multi-disciplinary team. Possess the knowledge and skills to develop constructive and cooperative working relationships with others and maintain them over time.
Medical Terminology - Knowledge of medical records, procedures and terminology. Ability to read, interpret, and apply policies, procedures, laws, and regulations.
Social Perceptiveness - Ability to work with a diverse population from pediatrics to geriatrics. Ability to provide customer service, including customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services and evaluation of customer satisfaction. Basic understanding of age-related differences in caring for and/or communicating with patients and caregivers. Possess personal sensitivity to the needs and experiences of others and a non-judgmental attitude towards persons of differing standards, values, lifestyles, and ages.
Samaritan is a not-for-profit regional health system that brings together community hospitals, physician clinics and health insurance plans to serve more than 265,000 residents of Oregon’s Benton, Lincoln and Linn counties. Samaritan is governed by a board, which includes community members, physicians and hospital leaders.
As one of the region’s major employers, Samaritan actively participates in efforts to strengthen and grow the local economy, as well as to improve quality of life through high-achieving schools, a strong network of social services, and a commitment to preserving and protecting the environment.
Together with our 6,000 employees, Samaritan is committed to “building healthier communities together.”