• Hospice Medical Social Worker

    Category
    Social
    Job ID
    2018-3321
    Type
    Full Time 40
    Location Name
    Signature Healthcare at Home - Tigard Hospice
    # of Openings
    2
    Address
    7632 SW Durham Rd
    Days of the week working
    Monday-Friday
    City
    Tigard
    Time of day and or shift schedule
    8am-5pm
    State
    Oregon
  • Overview

    Now Hiring!

     

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

     

    Signature Healthcare at Home - 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.

    Please apply on line for this position here:

    https://careers-4signatureservice.icims.com

     

    Amanda Richmond

    Recruiting Project Manager
    P  971-224-2008 F 1-866-353-3006 
    E  ARichmond@4signatureservice.com

     

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