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Hospice Social Worker (Must be a LCSW in Oregon)

Hospice Social Worker (Must be a LCSW in Oregon)

Category 
Social
Job ID 
2017-3026
Type 
Full Time 40
Location Name  
Tigard Hospice
# of Openings 
1
Address 
7632 SW Durham Rd
Days of the week working 
Monday thru Friday
City 
Tigard
Time of day and or shift schedule 
Days
State 
Oregon
Territory the clinician will be covering (mileage radius/cities) 
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Overview

Now Hiring!

 

Full-Time Hospice Medical Social Worker! (Must be a LCSW in Oregon)

 

Signature Hospice - 7632 SW Durham Rd Suite 130- Tigard, Oregon 97224

 

Coverage: West Side PDX, Tigard and Beaverton

 

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The Hospice Medical Social Worker is responsible for assessing the psychosocial status of patients, families, and/or caregivers related to the patient’s terminal illness and environment.

Responsibilities

  • Communicate assessment findings to the RN and other members of the interdisciplinary group, ensuring their understanding of significant social and emotional factors related to patients’ health problems and death and dying issues.
  • Carry out social evaluations and plan interventions based on evaluation of findings.
  • Counsel patient, family, and/or caregivers in relation to stress and other identified coping difficulties.
  • Serve as a liaison between patients and their support group and the community, providing information and referral services as resources to them.
  • Participate in the development of the individualized plan of care, attend group meetings, and maintain clinical records pertaining to social work.

Qualifications/Skillsets

  • Master’s Degree in Social Work.
  • Minimum 1 year experience in Social Work in a healthcare setting.
  • Current CPR Certification.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license and current automobile insurance.
  • Must be a LCSW in the State.
  • Basic understanding of age-related differences in caring for and communicating with patients of this type.
  • Must possess the ability to work independently without supervision.
  • Effective problem-solver and use good judgment in difficult situations.
  • Must possess personal sensitivity to the needs and experiences of others and a non-judgmental attitude towards persons of differing standards, values, lifestyles, and ages.

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Samantha Bennett
Signature Services -- Regional Recruiter
Tel: 503-607-0614 | F: 1-866-415-6242
SBennett@4signatureservice.com |www.4signatureservice.com
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