Medical Social Worker (MSW) – Portland, Or – Connected Home Health & Hospice

Company: Ensign Services ( Learn More )

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Medical Social Worker (MSW) – Portland, Or – Connected Home Health & Hospice

Connected Home Health & Hospice is seeking an experienced Medical Social Worker to join our growing team to work with both home health and hospice patients. To learn more about Connected Home Health & Hospice, please visit our website at

  • Part-time/on-call
  • Compensation based on experience
  • Serving patients in Portland metro and surrounding areas
  • Requirements

    A graduate of a bachelor’s program in social work accredited by the Council on Social Work Education. 

  • Minimum of one year's experience in health care, home health and hospice experience preferred. Understands hospice philosophy, and issues of death/dying.
  • Experience in a home health and hospice care preferred.
  • Demonstrates good verbal and written communication, and organization skills.
  • Possesses and maintains current CPR Certification.
  • Must be a licensed driver with an automobile that is insured in accordance with state or organization requirements and is in good working order.  
  • Responsibilities

  • Assesses the psychosocial status of patients and families/caregivers related to the patient's illness and environment and communicates findings to the registered nurse and other members of the interdisciplinary group. 
  • Performs social evaluations and plans interventions based on evaluation findings.
  • Provides an assessment in the patient's identified residence and assists with alternative plans to enhance patient safety and wellbeing, participate in discharge planning.
  • Provides information and referral sources to patients and families/caregivers regarding practical and environmental needs.
  • Maintains collaborative relationships with organization personnel to support patient care.
  • Maintains and develops network contracts with public and private agencies as resources for patient and personnel.
  • Participates in the development of the individualized plan of care and attends regularly scheduled interdisciplinary group meetings and case conference.
  • Assists physician and other team members in understanding significant social and emotional factors related to health problems and death/dying issues.
  • Actively participates in quality assessment performance improvement teams and activities.
  • Join our growing professional team for a life changing experience in an environment where everyone is inspired and working together to bring quality and comfort of life to patients and families in the community.

    Connected Home Health & Hospice is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other protected characteristics.

    Pre-employment criminal background check and drug screening required.

    Connected Home Health & Hospice

    7515 Ambassador Place, Ste. C

    Portland, OR 97220

    The employer for this position is stated in the job posting. Ensign Services, Inc. provides recruiting services for operations in the skilled nursing, assisted living, home health and hospice industries.

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