Providence Health & Services Social Worker - Comprehensive Pain Management in Portland, Oregon
Providence is calling a Social Worker to our Comprehensive Pain Management team based out of the Providence Professional Plaza in Portland, OR.
This opportunity is to join our new multidisciplinary Comprehensive Pain Management team that offers an outpatient 12 week program that will include education, behavior modification, group and individual encounters, Physical Therapy, yoga and acupuncture.
With a patient centered lens, the social worker will frequently collaborate with the Primary Care Medical Home team that consists of a Primary Care Provider, Case Manager, Behaviorist and Pharmacist to serve patients who are identified as needing additional skills and resources for chronic pain management. This position will be Monday through Friday during the day.
In this position, you will:
Independently provide comprehensive biopsychosocial/spiritual assessment, diagnosis and/or treatment/interventions/advocacy of patients and their support systems.
Incorporate concepts and theories associated with life span development, neurobiology, and behavioral change.
Collaborate with the patient and support system to develop and implement evidence-informed person-centered care plans across the care continuum in collaboration with the Inter/Multi-Disciplinary Team (IDT).
Perform duties in a manner that respects patient self-determination, that reduces health disparities/barriers to care, and adheres to the National Association of Social Workers (NASW) code of ethics, Standards of Practice (SOP), and mission.
Required qualifications for this position include:
Master’s degree in Social Work from a Council of Social Work Education (CSWE) accredited school of social work, or from a school in candidacy status by the CSWE
Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) with the state of Oregon
Licensure as an Licensed Independent Social Worker (LICSW) in the state of Washington as needed based on work location(s)
2 years of relevant social work experience. May include CSWA experience
Knowledge of community resources for mental health and addictions treatment
Knowledge of treatment modalities for acute and chronic pain conditions
Preferred qualifications for this position include:
- 4 or more years of chronic pain management and/or pain clinic experience
About Providence in Oregon
As the largest healthcare system and largest private employer in Oregon, Providence offers exceptional work environments and unparalleled career opportunities.
The Providence Experience begins each time our patients or their families have an encounter with a Providence team member and continues throughout their visit or stay. Whether you provide direct or indirect patient care, we want our patients to feel that they are in a welcoming place where they can be comfortable and free from anxiety. Our employees create the Providence Experience through simple, caring behaviors such as acknowledging and welcoming each visitor, introducing ourselves and Providence, addressing people by name, providing the duration of estimated wait times and updating frequently if timelines change, explaining situations in a way that puts patients at ease, carefully listening to their concerns, and always thanking people for trusting Providence for their healthcare needs. At Providence, our quality vision is simple,
"Providence will provide the best care and service to every person, every time."
Providence is consistently ranked among the top 100 companies to work for in Oregon. It is also home to two of our award-winning Magnet medical centers. Providence hospitals and clinics are located in numerous areas, ranging from the Columbia Gorge to the wine country to sunny southern Oregon to charming coastal communities to the urban setting of Portland. If you want a vibrant lifestyle while working with a team highly committed to the art of healing, choose from our many options in Oregon.
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As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.
Providence Health & Services is a not-for-profit Catholic network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services guided by a Mission of caring the Sisters of Providence began over 160 years ago. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.
Job Category: Social Work / Care Management / Counseling
Req ID: 190666