Palliative Care LCSW

  • Req #: 46565
  • Samaritan Albany General Hospital
  • Albany, OR
  • AGH Palliative Care
  • 1.0 (80 hrs/pp) - Day
  • Start / End Time: 0800 (8:00 am) - 1630 (4:30 pm)
  • Overtime Rule: 40
  • $31.33 - $46.01
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  • JOB SUMMARY/PURPOSE
    • Provides direct assessment, formulation, treatment planning, treatment intervention and education to patients and/or patient's family members within a clinic setting based on the Patient Centered Medical Home (PCMH) model that supports the elimination of barriers to access, including psychosocial problems.
  • DEPARTMENT DESCRIPTION
    • Samaritan Palliative Care supports patients with serious illness and those who care for them in living with hope, resilience, and dignity throughout their journey. With attention to education, support, and resource stewardship, we address physical, social, emotional, and spiritual wellbeing.
  • EXPERIENCE/EDUCATION/QUALIFICATIONS
    • Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) in State of Oregon required.
    • Experience and/or training in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) techniques for depression, trauma and anxiety required.
    • Experience as a social worker in a healthcare setting preferred.
    • Bilingual (Spanish) preferred.
    • AGH Samaritan Support Services:
      • This position requires the use of the employee's personal automobile. Employee must have a valid driver's license and auto liability/property damage insurance as required by law and must maintain their vehicle in good working order.
      • Must be able to pass Criminal Records Check upon hire and every three (3) years thereafter.
  • KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/ABILITIES
    • Team Building - Ability to work, function and communicate on a multi-disciplinary team. Possess the knowledge and skills to develop constructive and cooperative working relationships with others and maintain them over time. 
    • Social Perceptiveness - Ability to work with a diverse population from pediatrics to geriatrics. Basic understanding of age-related differences in caring for and/or communicating with patients and caregivers. Possess personal sensitivity to the needs and experiences of others and a non-judgmental attitude towards persons of differing standards, values, lifestyles, and ages. 
    • Service Orientation - Successfully apply knowledge of various resources/models of recovery to assist and care for others. 
    • Clerical - Knowledge of administrative and clerical procedures and systems such as word processing, managing files and records, designing forms, and other office procedures and terminology. 
    • Confidentiality - Knowledge of State and Federal (HIPAA) laws pertaining to confidentiality of protected health information. Ability to comply with laws and maintain confidentiality of patient information.
    • Time Management - Ability to organize, plan and prioritize work to complete within required time frames and to follow-up on pending issues. Ability to perform multiple tasks simultaneously and thrive in dynamic fast-paced environments and under pressure.
  • PHYSICAL DEMANDS
    • Rarely
      (1 - 10% of the time)

      Occasionally
      (11 - 33% of the time)

      Frequently
      (34 - 66% of the time)

      Continually
      (67 – 100% of the time)

      WALK - INCLINE

      LIFT (Floor to Waist: 0"-36") 20 - 40 Lbs

      LIFT (Knee to chest: 24"-54") 0 - 20 Lbs

      LIFT (Waist to Eye: up to 54") 0 - 20 Lbs

      CARRY 1-handed, 0 - 20 pounds

      CARRY 2-handed, 0 - 20 pounds

      SQUAT Repetitive

      SQUAT Static (hold >30 sec)

      PUSH (0-20 pounds force)

      PULL (0-20 pounds force)

      STAND

      CLIMB - STAIRS

      KNEEL (on knees)

      REACH - Upward

      SIT

      WALK - LEVEL SURFACE

      BEND FORWARD at waist

      ROTATE TRUNK Sitting

      ROTATE TRUNK Standing

      REACH - Forward

      MANUAL DEXTERITY Hands/wrists

      FINGER DEXTERITY

      PINCH Fingers

      GRASP Hand/Fist

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