Interpath Laboratory

  • Social Services Provider

    Location US-OR-Tigard
    Job ID
    # Positions
    Medical Clinic (MA,RN,PA,ETC)
    Mon-Fri, 8-5 p.m.
    Not Required
  • Equal Opportunity Statement

    EOE Disabled/Veteran


    Knowledge of professional social work principles, methodology, and ethics and of human psychosocial
    development within the family, community, and culture.
    Knowledge of the use of therapeutic relationship to foster patient involvement. Familiarity with brief
    therapy theories/techniques and therapeutic process. Understanding of techniques for facilitating client
    motivation to change behavior.
    Knowledge of health and social issues impacting diverse clients and their well-being.
    Skill in crisis intervention.
    Skill in client advocacy.
    Skill in case management.
    Familiarity with electronic medical records
    Ability to interact effectively as member of interdisciplinary health care team.
    Ability to identify and utilize community resources.
    Ability to communicate appropriately with diverse patient population

    Minimum Qualifications

    Education and/or Experience
    Master’s degree in social work from accredited school of social work. Additional course
    work in area of specialty (e.g., psychiatric, pediatric, geriatric) preferred.
    Minimum two years of experience in social work and broad background with diverse
    patient populations, preferably in medical setting. Additional one year of experience in
    area of specialty preferred.
    Other Requirements
    Minimum two years of experience in social work and broad background with diverse
    patient populations, preferably in medical setting. Additional one year of experience in
    area of specialty preferred

    General Areas of Responsibility

    Design - Demonstrates attention to detail.
    Problem Solving - Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; Works well in
    group problem solving situations; Uses reason even when dealing with emotional topics.
    Technical Skills - Assesses own strengths and weaknesses; Pursues training and
    development opportunities; Strives to continuously build knowledge and skills; Shares
    expertise with others.
    Customer Service - Manages difficult or emotional customer situations; Responds
    promptly to customer needs; Solicits customer feedback to improve service; Responds
    to requests for service and assistance; Meets commitments.
    Interpersonal Skills - Focuses on solving conflict, not blaming; Maintains confidentiality;
    Listens to others without interrupting; Keeps emotions under control; Remains open to
    others' ideas and tries new things.
    Oral Communication - Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations;
    listens and gets clarification; Responds well to questions; Participates in meetings.
    Written Communication - Writes clearly and informatively; Able to read and interpret
    written information.
    Teamwork - Balances team and individual responsibilities; Exhibits objectivity and
    openness to others' views; Gives and welcomes feedback; Contributes to building a
    positive team spirit; Puts success of team above own interests.
    Visionary Leadership - Inspires respect and trust.
    Quality Management - Looks for ways to improve and promote quality; Demonstrates
    accuracy and thoroughness.
    Ethics - Treats people with respect; Keeps commitments; inspires the trust of others;
    Works with integrity and ethically; Upholds organizational values.
    Organizational Support - Follows policies and procedures; Completes administrative
    tasks correctly and on time; supports organization's goals and values.
    Judgment - Makes timely decisions.
    Motivation - Sets and achieves challenging goals; Demonstrates persistence and
    overcomes obstacles; Measures self against standard of excellence.
    Planning/Organizing - Prioritizes and plans work activities; Uses time efficiently; Sets
    goals and objectives.
    Professionalism - Approaches others in a tactful manner; Reacts well under pressure;
    Treats others with respect and consideration regardless of their status or position;
    Accepts responsibility for own actions; Follows through on commitments.
    Quality - Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; Looks for ways to improve and
    promote quality; Monitors own work to ensure quality.
    Quantity - Completes work in timely manner.
    Safety and Security - Observes safety and security procedures; Reports potentially
    unsafe conditions; Uses equipment and materials properly.
    Adaptability - Adapts to changes in the work environment; Changes approach or method
    to best fit the situation; Able to deal with frequent change, delays, or unexpected events.
    Attendance/Punctuality - Is consistently at work and on time; Arrives at meetings and
    appointments on time.
    Dependability - Follows instructions, responds to management direction; Takes
    responsibility for own actions; Keeps commitments; Completes tasks on time or notifies
    appropriate person with an alternate plan.
    Initiative - Volunteers readily; Undertakes self-development activities; Looks for and
    takes advantage of opportunities; Asks for and offers help when needed.
    Innovation - Meets challenges with resourcefulness; Generates suggestions for
    improving work.

    Specific Areas of Responsibility

    Conducts comprehensive, culturally sensitive psychosocial assessments, develops care plans, and
    provides counseling and crisis intervention services to individuals and families.
    Coordinates services with appropriate clinic and community resources.
    Provides information and education about health/mental health issues to individual patients and to
    Documents assessment, intervention, and treatment data in medical record.
    Serves as liaison to community health care network.
    Works closely with Care Management team to coordinate services for empanelled care
    management patients.
    Other duties as assigned

    General Physical Requirements

    While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk;
    use hand to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms and talk or hear. The
    employee is occasionally required to site and stoop, kneel or crouch the employee must
    regularly lift and /or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds
    and occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds.


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