The Licensed Medical Social Worker provides social work services to patients who have been identified as needing ancillary mental health / psycho-social services. Works both independently and collaboratively as part of a medical practice team that includes Physicians, Pharmacists, Clinic Providers and staff, and other outpatient clinic staff. Key services include (but are not limited to) psycho-social assessment; brief problem-solving counseling; crisis management; access to insurance; referrals to community resources, education, and leading groups. Performs related work as assigned. Provides professional counseling services within the mission, values, and goals of the organization. May provide psychological assessment; individual, group, and/or family therapy; as well as diagnosis of patients experiencing mental and/or emotional disorders.
Master of Social Work degree from an accredited school of social work plus two years relevant experience (post-masters). LCSW license required. Strongly prefer experience in the following areas:
Mental Health Counseling
Evidenced Based Practices
minimum of 2 years of clinical experience
Demonstrated ability of positive interpersonal and communication skills with colleagues, patients, families, physicians and the community.
Requires critical thinking skills and decisive judgment. Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action.
Experience with using every data technology tools (e.g, email, spreadsheets, Microsoft Office, voicemail, internet/intranet to access, organize and store job-related information.
Internal Number: 2018-3697
About Mid-Columbia Medical Center
MCMC is a 49-bed comprehensive medical center located along the beautiful Columbia River Gorge in The Dalles, Oregon. MCMC offers a diverse array of care and services and is internationally recognized as one of the leading innovators in patient-centered care. MCMC offers a continuum of services, including education, wellness and prevention programs, outpatient and in-home services. Our commitment to offering our patients a broad range of advanced care has led to the development of a modern medical campus staffed by highly trained health professionals using the latest medical technology. In 1992, MCMC became the first hospital in the world to implement the Planetree philosophy of care facility wide. In the ensuing years, MCMC has been transformed into a one-of-a-kind center of healing, addressing a person’s emotional, spiritual, intellectual and environmental concerns in addition to their physical needs.