Job Title: MSW Care Manager - Psychiatric Patient Services
Site: Salem Hospital
Status: Unscheduled
Shift: 0800-1630 (Variable hrs per week)
Overtime Schedule: 40
Salary Range: min $30.92 - mid $37.56 (max DOE)
Recruiter Name: Stephanie Lindgren
Job Number: 5563351
Working Days: U-Status covering the hours of 0800-1630 Mon-Fri
Salem Health is currently seeking a talented MSW Care Manager to join our team!

Salem Health offers exceptional care to people in and around Oregon’s mid-Willamette Valley. We have hospitals in Salem and Dallas (West Valley), a medical group of primary and specialty care providers, plus other affiliated services. Our Dallas hospital is a critical-access hospital. Our Salem hospital is a Magnet®-recognized facility, a regional referral center and one of the largest acute-care hospitals in Oregon. Salem Health is the area’s largest private employer, with about 4,700 full and part-time employees.

Every result we deliver has a profound impact on people’s lives, which is why we deliver more than just results. Our exceptional clinical care, healing environment, and commitment to quality patient care makes us tops with the people who matter to us: our patients and their families.

Works with patients, families, physicians and community providers to evaluate resource/referral needs and coordinate discharge planning. Completes a comprehensive Psychosocial Assessment for each assigned patient and administers MMSE’s per doctor’s order; Coordinates evaluation of involuntary patients. Provides liaison/case management services and brief, supportive counseling to patients and their families in consultation with the treatment team. Has specific knowledge in addressing the emotional, cognitive, behavioral and/or substance abuse needs of adult and geriatric patients. Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications Include:

• Master’s Degree in Social Work from a CSWE accredited school required.
• LCSW or LMSW required by State of Oregon.
• Required to complete Crisis Prevention Intervention training within the first 30 days after hire and annual recertification thereafter. 

Working Conditions Include:

Frequent standing, moving about work area, lift & carry 1-10 pounds, push/pull (force) 1-10 pounds, & walk-level surface.

Constant use of arms/wrist, manual dexterity (grasping/squeezing), & keyboard operation.
Includes exposure to weather, heat, cold, chemicals, etc, unusual shifts, etc.

Nothing in this job description restricts Salem Health’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time. 

Successful applicants will be required to undergo pre-employment drug testing for unauthorized substances. Marijuana and medical marijuana are considered unauthorized substances. Upon date of hire, applicants will be required to complete the U.S. Department Homeland Security's I-9 form confirming identity and authorization to work in the United States. Salem Health is not able to support VISA sponsorships.

In order to be considered for this position, your resume must reflect all relevant licenses, certifications, education, and experience noted in the requirements and minimum qualification sections of this job posting. Without this information, candidates cannot be considered for positions to which they may be qualified.

Please note: Six furlough days per year are currently in effect for designated departments. Employees in their first twelve months of a benefit eligible position are generally exempted from mandatory furlough days.

Unscheduled staff are utilized in periods of increased patient care requirements or high census to provide acceptable staffing levels in addition to providing coverage during a regularly scheduled employee’s absence (sick leave, vacation, etc). This position is not benefits eligible.

Per Diem employees are required to work at least 400 hours per year, however, Salem Health cannot assure a set schedule or hours per week.


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