The South Coast Hospice Social Worker is primarily responsible for providing case management services to assigned patients/families. Primary duties include psychosocial assessment, care planning and implementation, resource identification and assistance with procurement, supportive counseling for grieving patients and family members, basic support and triaging to other needed services.
Possess a current Oregon LCSW license or license from another state with the ability to secure an Oregon LCSW License within three-to-six months of hire. Employment is contingent upon securing Oregon License in the above time frame. Or, have an approved plan with the State of Oregon Board of Licensed Social Workers in place within 30 days of hire.
Must be able to work with and within a Systemic Strength Based Model of Practice.
Must have a minimum of two years experience in the provision of community social services.
Must have some experience in psychosocial assessment of patient/family.
Must have professional liability insurance coverage.
Must have current CPR certification.
Must be able to operate basic office equipment necessary to performance of duties, e.g. fax, copier, multi-phone line and computer. Must have basic keyboarding skills.
Must demonstrate acceptance of the Hospice philosophy and policy.
Must maintain professional integrity throughout all operations of Social Worker practice.
Able to adhere to the practice of confidentiality regarding patients, families, staff and the entire organization.
Ability to function as an integral part of the Interdisciplinary Team, enhancing the mission, policy and philosophy of SCH/PCS.
Must demonstrate a strong work ethic founded upon personal/professional integrity and behavior.
Ability to work with and serve as a mature representative of the Hospice organization.
Ability to work flexible hours including evenings and/or weekends as needed or requested.
Detail oriented, able to multi-task and remain flexible with assignments.
Able to act in a kind, decent and respectful manner at all times.
Must demonstrate skill in conflict resolution.
Must be able to uphold attendance and performance standards.
Must be able to recognize, support and adhere to all SCH policies and procedures.
Must possess, or in 30 days be able to possess, an Oregon driver’s license, dependable transportation, and proof of automobile insurance.
Additional Salary Information: Benefit package is available 1st of month following 60 days of employment. Medical/Dental/Vision, life insurance all paid. Election of 503(b) is available