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Providence Social Worker MSW *Multiple Shifts and Schedules Available* in Portland, Oregon


Social Worker at Providence Portland Medical Center- Multiple Shifts and Schedules Available

Inpatient Adult Psychiatry Unit- MSW/CSWE:

This vital position is part of an interdisciplinary team that provides excellent trauma informed care to patients on the adult inpatient psychiatry unit. The social worker serves as the hub of the inpatient treatment process for patients experiencing mental health crisis by coordinating care on the unit and with family and community providers. As the hub of a team that creates a safe place for some of our most vulnerable community members, this role completes psychosocial assessments, participates in patient care planning on the unit, and builds safe discharge plans with patients to continue their healing journey beyond their hospital stay.

Behavioral Health Intervention Team- MSW/CSWE

This exciting position works with interdisciplinary teams on the medical units as a behavioral health expert to improve care for patients with psychiatric and/or substance use comorbidities. Two days are never the same. Embedded in medical units, this specialty social worker proactively identifies patients who benefit from psychiatric or substance use support while hospitalized. Patient care includes identifying immediate needs and barriers to care, assessing, intervening, psychiatric and substance issue care and discharge planning. Unit staff support includes providing education and role modeling best care practices for nursing and medical staff. A capped caseload allows for more intensive work with patients and staff.

The Behavioral Health Associate/Inpatient Adult Psychiatry Unit, CSWA practices in a treatment setting under clinical supervision and is dedicated to evaluation, diagnosis and treatment of psychiatric and substance use disorders. The BH/Adult Psychiatry Unit Associate CSWA will collaborate with patient/support system to evaluate and diagnose patients.

Providence caregivers are not simply valued – they’re invaluable. Join our team at Providence Portland Medical Center and thrive in our culture of patient-focused, whole-person care built on understanding, commitment, and mutual respect. Your voice matters here, because we know that to inspire and retain the best people, we must empower them.

Required qualifications:

  • Master's Degree in Social Work from a CSWE Accredited School of Social Work, OR from a school in candidacy status by the Council of Social Work Education (CSWE).

  • Upon request: Driving may be necessary as part of this role. Caregivers are required to comply with all state laws and requirements for driving. Caregivers will be expected to provide proof of driver license and auto insurance upon request. See policy for additional information.

  • Upon hire: In compliance with company policy and state regulations, a Department of Human Services (DHS) criminal background check may be required for this position based upon the location of the position. Fingerprinting may be required also.

Preferred qualifications:

  • 1 year of Completed Master's level practicum in a behavioral health setting in an accredited college or university internship.

  • Additional experience in substance use treatment setting.

Why Join Providence?

Our best-in-class benefits are uniquely designed to support you and your family in staying well, growing professionally, and achieving financial security. We take care of you, so you can focus on delivering our Mission of caring for everyone, especially the most vulnerable in our communities.

About Providence

At Providence, our strength lies in Our Promise of “Know me, care for me, ease my way.” Working at our family of organizations means that regardless of your role, we’ll walk alongside you in your career, supporting you so you can support others. We provide best-in-class benefits and we foster an inclusive workplace where diversity is valued, and everyone is essential, heard and respected. Together, our 120,000 caregivers (all employees) serve in over 50 hospitals, over 1,000 clinics and a full range of health and social services across Alaska, California, Montana, New Mexico, Oregon, Texas and Washington. As a comprehensive health care organization, we are serving more people, advancing best practices and continuing our more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable.

The amounts listed are the base pay range; additional compensation may be available for this role, such as shift differentials, standby/on-call, overtime, premiums, extra shift incentives, or bonus opportunities.

Check out our benefits page for more information about our Benefits and Rewards.

About the Team

Providence has been serving the Pacific Northwest since 1856 when Mother Joseph of the Sacred Heart and four other Sisters of Providence arrived in Vancouver, Washington Territory. As the largest healthcare system and largest private employer in Oregon, Providence is located in areas ranging from the Columbia Gorge to the wine country to sunny southern Oregon to charming coastal communities to the urban setting of Portland.

Our award-winning and comprehensive medical centers are known for outstanding programs in cancer, cardiology, neurosciences, orthopedics, women's services, emergency and trauma care, pediatrics and neonatal intensive care. Our not-for-profit network also provides a full spectrum of care with leading-edge diagnostics and treatment, outpatient health centers, physician groups and clinics, numerous outreach programs, and hospice and home care.

Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to the principle that every workforce member has the right to work in surroundings that are free from all forms of unlawful discrimination and harassment 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. We believe diversity makes us stronger, so we are dedicated to shaping an inclusive workforce, learning from each other, and creating equal opportunities for advancement.

Requsition ID: 249649
Company: Providence Jobs
Job Category: Social Services
Job Function: Clinical Care
Job Schedule: Full time
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Department: 5001 PPMC PSYCH ADULT
Address: OR Portland 9205 SW Barnes Rd
Work Location: Providence St Vincent Medical Ctr-Portland
Pay Range: $34.62 - $54.81
The amounts listed are the base pay range; additional compensation may be available for this role, such as shift differentials, standby/on-call, overtime, premiums, extra shift incentives, or bonus opportunities.
Check out our benefits page for more information about our Benefits and Rewards.