Social Worker - MSW, Hospice

Requisition ID
2020-141011
Employment Type
Part Time
Department
Home Health and Hospice
Shift
Varied
Standard Hours
Varied
Facility / Process Level : Name
CHI Mercy Health of Roseburg
Location
OR-ROSEBURG

Overview

CommonSpirit Health was formed by the alignment of Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) and Dignity Health. With more than 700 care sites across the U.S., from clinics and hospitals to home-based care and virtual care services, CommonSpirit is accessible to nearly one out of every four U.S. residents. Our world needs compassion like never before. Our communities need caring and our families need protection. With our combined resources, CommonSpirit is committed to building healthy communities, advocating for those who are poor and vulnerable, and innovating how and where healing can happen, both inside our hospitals and out in the community.

Responsibilities

Pay Scale: $29.39 - $39.07

 

Shift: Casual Part Time, Varied 

 

Job Summary:

 

Conducts psychosocial assessments, determines patient and family needs, and develops a plan of treatment consistent with meeting those needs. Acts as a consultant to other disciplines. Interprets psychosocial information to patient, families and other professionals and works to link patients and their family to community support systems.

 

Essential Duties:

  • Conducts psychosocial assessments on referred patients and develops a plan of treatment consistent with standards established under Medicare or other third party payors.
  • Provides support and crisis counseling to patients and family members.
  • Maintains a current and complete knowledge of local, state, and federal agencies and resources. Acts as a liaison between these agencies and staff/patients and completes referrals as appropriate.
  • Responsible for coordinating and implementing discharge plan for specific patients as appropriate.
  • Provides consultation services to other disciplines, evaluating and interpreting psychosocial information to other professionals.
  • Completes documentation as required by Medicare, other third party payors and The Joint Commission.

Qualifications

License/Certification:

  • LMSW licensure from the State of Oregon.

Experience:

  • Healthcare experience preferred.
  • Flexible and able to work independently as well as with groups.
  • Must be able to relate to a wide range of people from different cultures, professions and value systems.

Education:

  • Master’s degree from school of social work accredited by the Council of Social Work Education.
     

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