Company: Adventist Health - Central Valley Network
Posted on: May 3, 2021
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
We're looking for someone to join our team as a Social Worker
(LCSW) (Outpatient) (Exempt) who:
Works as part of a Behavioral Health Services team providing
provision of comprehensive outpatient psychotherapeutic services
for children, adults and families, including but not limited to,
biopsychosocial evaluation and assessment. Uses consistent exercise
of discretion and judgment. Exercises discretion and independent
judgment with respect to matters of significance, evaluating and
comparing possible courses-of-action, and making
decisions/recommendations after considering the various
- Provides resource information to organization in regards to
clinical, financial, psychosocial, insurance and continued care
issues. Provides written materials, when available, in order to
reinforce verbal communication with patients/families. Identifies
and assists in the placement and/or or treatment of patients'
psychosocial needs in cooperation with the health care team.
Interviews patients, family members and others to obtain relevant
information to formulate short and long-term goals.
- Identifies and evaluates patient and family learning needs,
abilities and readiness to learn. Participates within the
interdisciplinary team to formulate discharge plan, working
collaboratively with all members of the team. Prepares a written
evaluation for the patient's chart after initial interview,
develops goals and notes addressing functional limitations.
Determines need for patient referrals to other agencies or
community resources. Exercises independent judgment on moderate to
- Coordinates collaborative resources such as Home Health and
community services, and skilled nursing facility placement, as
needed. Refers to health team members as appropriate, i.e.,
dietitian, physical therapy, pastoral care and financial
assistance, etc. Provides clinical care efficiently/effectively
using a high level of technical and organizational skills, as well
as critical thinking ability. Supports clinical enterprise
management in determining methods and procedures for new
- Acts as patient advocate, helping medical personnel understand
social and emotional factors underlying patient's health problem.
Collaborates with family, physician, Home Health staff and
community agencies to restore optimum patient/family, social and
health adjustments within patient's capacity. Conducts follow-up
monitoring for selected patients.
- Assists in making recommendations to management on process
improvement, new processes, tools and techniques, or development of
new clinical services. Works under minimal supervision, uses
independent judgment requiring analysis of variable factors. Serves
as technical specialist on daily tasks and cases. Regularly
models/mentors and trains staff on technical skills. Provides input
into hiring and promotion decisions for staff.
- Performs other job-related duties as assigned.
You'll be successful with the following qualifications:
- Bachelor's Degree in computer science, business or equivalent
(some certifications will require Bachelor's): Required
- Master's Degree: Preferred
- Three years technical experience: Preferred
- One year of professional social work experience: Required
- Current LCSW licensure: Required
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