Medical Social Worker (24hrs, Nights) OR
Location: Oregon City
Posted on: February 12, 2024
The Social Worker provides comprehensive psychosocial assessments
to members. Social work services are designed to support and
maximize the members ability to better direct their own health care
experience through the use of assessment and intervention,
educational programs, and linkage to health plan and community
resources. The Social Worker encourages respect for individuality,
independence and patient choice and collaborates on policies and
systems that respect the cultural, religions, and ethnic
differences among patients and families. Social work contributes to
the medical teams understanding of patient beliefs, behaviors, and
barriers regarding the members illness.Essential
Uses age appropriate assessment and intervention skills. Able to
use a range of interventions, depending upon the needs of the
Assists members in developing cost effective, appropriate health
care plans through optimizing the members personal resources as
well as community and Kaiser Permanente resources and programs.
Promotes multi-disciplinary care that is patient-centered and
considers all aspects of members personal, psychological, economic,
and cultural needs.
Maintains thorough knowledge of Kaiser Permanente
services/benefits, public/private community resources, as well as
federal/state laws which effect health care planning.
Completes required documentation of services and Social Work plan
of care per department policy.
Participates in program development, orientation, and educational
activities which further members capacity to better direct their
own health care experience.
Minimum one (1) year of Social Work experience in a hospital,
medical outpatient clinic, home health/hospice, or long-term care
setting -OR- successful completion of the Kaiser Permanente NW
Social Worker Internship program.
Minimum three (3) years of additional experience in a related
Masters degree in social work from an accredited university.
License, Certification, Registration
This job requires credentials from multiple states. Credentials
from the primary work state are required before hire. Additional
Credentials from the secondary work state(s) are required post
hire. required at hire
Masters Social Worker License (Oregon) within 6 months of hire OR
Clinical Social Work Associate Certificate (Oregon) within 6 months
of hire OR Licensed Clinical Social Worker (Oregon) within 6 months
Licensed Social Worker Associate-Independent Clinical (Washington)
within 6 months of hire OR Certified Social Worker Associate
License (Washington) within 6 months of hire OR Licensed Advanced
Social Worker License (Washington) within 6 months of hire OR
Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker (Washington) within 6
months of hire
Basic Life Support within 3 months of hire from American Heart
National Provider Identifier required at hire
Ability to work effectively on a multi-disciplinary team.
Minimum three (3) years of professional Social Work experience in a
hospital, medical outpatient clinic, home health/hospice, or
long-term care setting.
Working knowledge of KPNW services and benefits
Expertise with short term counseling interventions.
Demonstrated ability to provide leadership to a multi-disciplinary
Advanced knowledge of local and national resources related to
Including holidays and weekends
PrimaryLocation : Oregon,Clackamas,Kaiser Sunnyside Medical
HoursPerWeek : 24
Shift : Night
Workdays : Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
WorkingHoursStart : 10:00 PM
WorkingHoursEnd : 06:30 AM
Job Schedule : Part-time
Job Type : Standard
Employee Status : Regular
Employee Group/Union Affiliation : W05-AFT-Local 5017
Job Level : Individual Contributor
Job Category : Behavioral Health, Social Services & Spiritual
Department : Sunnyside Medical Center - UR-Discharge Planning -
Travel : No
Kaiser Permanente is an equal opportunity employer committed to a
diverse and inclusive workforce. Applicants will receive
consideration for employment without regard to race, color,
religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation,
national origin, marital status, parental status, ancestry,
disability, gender identity, veteran status, genetic information,
other distinguishing characteristics of diversity and inclusion, or
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