Social Worker - Full Time, Days, Palliative Care

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Clinical Support
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Southern California Region
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62002 Requisition #

Adventist Health is more than an award-winning health system. We provide whole-person care to our communities and champion the greater good - from the operating room to the boardroom, we are driven by our unique passion to live God's love through health, wholeness and hope. From Oregon to Oahu, we have a calling to always do more. Now is your chance to apply your passion to our mission.

We're looking for someone to join our team as a Social Worker who:

Provides services to patients and their families to deal with needs incidental to their hospitalization. Provides counseling, support and assistance in making transition plans. Provides direction for routine aspects of non-medical problems of patients and their families. Assists with the planning and post-discharge of patients with outside agencies, nursing staff, and relatives.

Essential Functions:

  • Collaborates and facilitates patient discharge plans for those requiring post Hospice or post inpatient care.
  • Assists patient/family/caregiver in determining appropriate level of Hospice care. Refers to outpatient resources as appropriate.
  • Initiates a plan of care and appropriate patient teaching. Reassesses plan of care according to the physical and emotional needs of patient.
  • Develops Plan of Care (POC) based on patient assessment including, psychosocial factors that would impede the POC, clinical knowledge of appropriate theories of stages of human development, the impact of terminal illness, mental status and family dynamics.
  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned.

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You'll be successful with the following qualifications:

Education:

  • CALIFORNIA AND HAWAIIMaster's Degree in social work: Required
  • OREGONBachelor's Degree in social work: Required
  • Master's Degree in social work: Preferred

Work Experience:

  • One year experience in an acute or long term medical setting: Required
  • Two years experience in an acute or long term medical setting: Preferred

Required Licenses/Certifications:

  • OREGONRegistered Bachelor of Social Work (RBSW): Required

Adventist Health is committed to the safety and wellbeing of our associates and patients. Therefore, we require that all associates receive all required vaccinations, including, but not limited to, measles, mumps, flu (based on the seasonal availability of the flu vaccine typically during October-March each year), COVID-19 vaccine (required in CA and HI) or the option of COVID-19 vaccine or weekly testing (required in OR), etc., as a condition of employment, and annually thereafter. Medical and religious exemptions may apply.

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