Salem Health Hospitals & Clinics

  • MSW Care Manager - Palliative Care

    Job Locations US-OR-Salem
    ID 2018-2155
    Social Services
    Position Type
    Minimum Salary
    USD $28.36/Hr.
    Maximum Salary
    Work Schedule
    Variable Sunday - Friday; 0800-1630, as needed
  • Overview

    Your Team. Your Choice. Choose Salem Health.


    Salem Health does more than provide high quality patient care. It is an organization that commits itself to empowering teams to create, innovate, and dream. We are looking for individuals who can challenge the status quo, raise the bar, and embrace change. 


    At Salem Health, we want trailblazers, self-starters, and creative thinkers to drive improvement in the health care arena where “patient-centered” is more than just words.


    Our broad-range, full-scope Palliative Care program recently celebrated its 8th year in service. The highly collaborative group operates as a cohesive interdisciplinary team that is focused on providing supportive care to patients and families referred to Palliative Care.

    • Interdisciplinary team includes: Physicians, Nurse Practitioners, Social Workers, Nurse, CNA, and CMA, as well as Chaplains and Ethicist.
    • The Palliative Care Team works closely and collaboratively with all other disciplines in the inpatient setting including: attending providers, specialty providers, support staff, nurses, therapists, and care managers.

    We are seeking a MSW Care Manager to facilitate new patient encounters, patient follow-ups, advanced care planning, goals of care conversations, and other interventions related to the promotion of quality of life.

    • Serves as a member of the interdisciplinary Palliative Care Team.
    • Inpatient clinician, averaging 5-10 patient encounters/day.

    Through communication and available resources, the MSW promotes appropriate utilization, high quality care and cost effective outcomes that align with the key strategies of the Care Team.


    You may be an ideal fit if you:

    • Hold a Masters of Social Work from a school accredited by the Council on Social Work Education.
    • Are able to apply to be registered with the State of Oregon within 30 days of hire as either: Licensed Master’s Social Worker; or, Clinical Social Work Associate; or, Licensed Clinical Social Worker; and can obtain registration within one (1) year of hire.
    • Have training and/or experience in Palliative Care.
    • Are a highly collaborative team player, and can maintain performance in a fast-paced environment.


    As a leader in the local industry, Salem Health offers a generous total rewards package, an empowering culture, and a commitment to the development and growth of our in-house talent. Our work is grounded in respect for people and continuous improvement and we invite you to partner with us to further our mission.

    Salem Health is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other status or condition protected by law.


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