Medical Social Worker

  • Req #: 52282
  • Good Samaritan Regional Medical Center
  • Corvallis, OR
  • GSR Social Svcs/Case Mgmnt
  • Casual - Day
  • Start / End Time: 0800 (8:00 am) - 1630 (4:30 pm)
  • Overtime Rule: 40
  • $30.42 - $44.67
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  • JOB SUMMARY/PURPOSE
    • Provides social work services including psychosocial assessments, brief patient/family counseling, support, resources and education intervention to meet the standards of the patient/family and ensure continuity of care.
  • DEPARTMENT DESCRIPTION
    • The social services teams provide direct services to clients, impart information and make referrals, screen and assess clients, and intervene in crisis situations most often in their area of practice. We are an integral part of the multidisciplinary team, working closely with doctors, nurses and other medical professionals.
  • EXPERIENCE/EDUCATION/QUALIFICATIONS
    • Oregon LMSW (Masters-level Social Worker) or CSWA (Clinical Social Work Associate) licensure required.
    • Oregon LCSW (Licensed Clinical Social Worker) preferred.
    • Experience as a social worker in a hospital or medical setting preferred.
  • KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/ABILITIES
    • Adaptability/Flexibility & Time Management: Ability to respond quickly and appropriately to urgent medical situations that may arise with high risk or diverse patient populations. Ability to adjust actions in relation to others and adapt treatment to offer best possible care to patients. 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.
    • Customer Service & 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. Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer service. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services and evaluation of customer satisfaction.
    • Social Perceptiveness & Advocacy: Ability to work with a diverse population from pediatrics to geriatrics. Basic understanding of age, cognitive, or developmental related differences in caring for and communicating with patients and caregivers. Possess personal sensitivity to the needs and experiences of others and a non-judgmental attitude towards persons of differing abilities, standards, values, lifestyles, and ages. Ability to demonstrate respect and advocacy for an individual’s right to self-determination.
    • Communication & Community Relations: Ability to communicate to people internal and external to the organization and to represent the organization to customers, the public, government, and other external sources. Effective written and verbal communication skills to perform group presentations, tactfully discuss issues, and listen to and understand complex information/situations. Ability to work with all levels within the organization, facilitate communication, and effectively document related activities.
    • Problem Solving & Conflict Resolution: Ability to identify complex problems, review related information, employ creativity and alternative thinking to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions. Ability to proactively resolve conflicts in a positive and constructive manner. Possess the knowledge and skills to handle complaints, settle disputes, and negotiate with others to reach mutually beneficial decisions.
    • Confidentiality & Compliance: 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. Ability to evaluate information to determine compliance with laws, regulations, or standards. Use knowledge and judgment skills to determine whether planning efforts comply.
  • 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)

      CLIMB - LADDER

      LIFT (Floor to Waist: 0"-36") 60 or more Lbs

      LIFT (Knee to chest: 24"-54") 20 - 40 Lbs

      CLIMB - STAIRS

      LIFT (Floor to Waist: 0"-36") 40 - 60 Lbs

      LIFT (Knee to chest: 24"-54") 40 - 60 Lbs

      LIFT (Waist to Eye: up to 54") 40 – 60 Lbs

      LIFT (Waist to Eye: up to 54") 20 – 40 Lbs

      LIFT (Waist to Eye: up to 54") 60 or more Lbs

      LIFT (Overhead: 54" and above) 20 - 40 Lbs

      LIFT (Overhead: 54" and above) 40 - 60 Lbs

      LIFT (Overhead: 54" and above) 60 or more Lbs

      CARRY 1-handed, 20 - 40 pounds

      CARRY 2-handed, 20 - 40 pounds

      CARRY 1-handed,60 or more pounds

      CARRY 2-handed, 40 - 60 pounds

      CARRY 2-handed,60 or more pounds

      SQUAT Static (hold >30 sec)

      KNEEL (on knees)

      CRAWL (hands & knees)

      PUSH (0-20 pounds force)

      PULL (0-20 pounds force)

      WALK - LEVEL SURFACE

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

      STAND

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

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

      LIFT (Overhead: 54" and above) 0 - 20 Lbs

      CARRY 1-handed, 0 - 20 pounds

      CARRY 2-handed, 0 - 20 pounds

      SQUAT Repetitive

      BEND FORWARD at waist

      ROTATE TRUNK Standing

      REACH - Upward

      PUSH (20-40 pounds force)

      PUSH (40-60 pounds force)

      PULL (20-40 pounds force)

      PULL (40 - 60 pounds force)

      SIT

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

      ROTATE TRUNK Sitting

      REACH - Forward

      MANUAL DEXTERITY Hands/wrists

      FINGER DEXTERITY

      PINCH Fingers

      GRASP Hand/Fist

      None specified

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