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Medical Social Worker

Company: Oregon Medical Group
Location: Eugene
Posted on: June 10, 2021

Job Description:

PURPOSE OF POSITION: Works as a team member of Case Management assisting medically and psychosocially complex patients and families, understand their condition and treatment, and help them live their healthiest life.

TYPICAL PHYSICAL DEMANDS: Work may require sitting for long periods of time. Some bending, stooping and stretching required. Occasionally requires full range of body motion including handling and lifting patients, manual and finger dexterity, and eye-hand coordination. Occasionally may lift and carry items weighing up to 25 pounds. Requires corrected vision and hearing to normal range.

TYPICAL WORKING CONDITIONS: Work is performed in an office environment and involves regular face-to-face contact with patients and caregivers.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES:

  1. Works with patients identified and referred to them by Case Management and other members of the care team.

  2. Collaborates with Case Managers in the care of complex patients.

  3. Develops care plans.

  4. Monitors and records patient progress according to measurable goals described in care plan.

  5. Modifies care plans to accommodate client needs.

  6. Collaborates with other professionals to evaluate patients' medical or physical conditions and to assess client needs.

  7. Evaluates patients for social determinants of health and healthcare disparities.

  8. Identifies and plans for appropriate services applying a knowledge of services in the community. Coordinates effective planning and arranges for needed services when appropriate.

  9. Performs other duties as assigned.

Experience and Skills:

PERFORMANCE REQUIREMENTS:

  • Demonstrates knowledge of community health, welfare, and social agencies
  • Demonstrates proficiency in social work practice
  • Demonstrates critical thinking skills
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills including sensitivity to other cultures and ethnicities
  • Demonstrated leadership skills
  • Proficient computer skills including MS Office applications and EMR
  • Familiarity with principles of health promotion/disease prevention

EDUCATION: Master's degree in social work

EXPERIENCE: Minimum of 2 years' experience in a healthcare setting with recent clinical experience as a Medical Social Worker. Demonstrates knowledge of community health, welfare, and social agencies. Demonstrates proficiency in social work practice.

CERTIFICATION: Certification in Case Management preferred. Current healthcare BLS/CPR certification required. Current Oregon driver license in good standing with reliable and insured transportation required.

Benefits

Featured Benefits:

  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance - low- or no-cost depending on level of coverage
  • 401(k) retirement plan with employer match
  • Paid Time Off
  • Education assistance and tuition reimbursement

To learn more about the benefits of working for Oregon Medical Group, visit https://oregonmedicalgroup.com/about-us/careers.html

About Oregon Medical Group

Oregon Medical Group provides patients with a single point of access to a full range of comprehensive and coordinated health care, including primary care, pediatrics and over 2o other specialties. Supporting services include on-site labs and x-ray services, a state-of-the-art imaging department, physical therapy, infusion center and more. OMG emphasizes preventative care and healthy living as it cares for patients. Addressing the cause of health issues is as important as treating symptoms; many OMG patients credit their physicians and clinicians for support with health, fitness and other lifestyle choices. Founded in 1988, OMG physicians, clinicians and staff provide care from 10 locations across the Eugene and Springfield areas to help our patients live their healthiest lives. Learn more at OregonMedicalGroup.com.

  • Our Mission: We collaborate to provide the highest quality, patient-centered care.
  • Our Vision: Together, we help you live your healthiest life.
  • Our Values: Servant Leadership - Professionalism - Sustainability

Keywords: Oregon Medical Group, Eugene , Medical Social Worker, Other , Eugene, Oregon

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