Swedish Health Services Social Work Case Manager - Case Management - First Hill in Seattle, Washington
Swedish Medical Center is looking for a Clinical Social Worker (0.9 FTE / 36 hours per week, Day Shift) to work in Care Coordination at Swedish First Hill in Seattle, WA.
The Social Worker is responsible for providing case coordination and a full range of social work services including psychosocial assessment, treatment planning, utilization management, therapeutic interventions, discharge planning, crisis intervention, referral and resource, and liaison with insurance providers. The primary focus is on patients in medical rehabilitation.
In this position you will:
Works collaboratively with patients nurses, case managers, physicians, other practitioners, caregivers and community resources and agencies. The social worker and healthcare team are jointly accountable for measurable outcomes that are cost effective and reflect patient preferences and values.
Communicates timely, relevant and accurate information to all parties involved with a patient’s care.
Facilitates the progression of care by advancing the care plan to achieve desired outcomes
Integrates the work of the healthcare team by coordinating resources and services necessary to accomplish agreed-upon goals
Advocates on behalf of patients and caregivers for service access or creation, and for the protection of the patient’s health, safety and rights.
Assures prudent utilization of all resources (fiscal, human, environmental, equipment and services) by evaluating the options available and balancing cost and quality to assure the optimal clinical and financial outcomes.
Required qualifications for this position include:
Master's Degree in Social Work from an accredited school
Licensed Social Work Associate – Independent Clinical (LSWAIC) required.
Licensure as an Independent Clinical Social Worker (LICSW) with the Washington State Department of Health under Chapter 18.225 RCW is preferred and may be substituted
One (1) year experience in the areas of acute medical or mental healthcare in an inpatient or outpatient setting
Preferred qualifications for this position include:
- ACM/CCM certification
About the First Hill Campus:
The 697-bed tertiary-care center on the Swedish/First Hill campus is the flagship of the Swedish health-care system. Swedish/First Hill has one of the most active and advanced birthing programs in Washington state and houses a Level III neonatal intensive-care unit. More surgeries are performed each year at Swedish/First Hill than at any other facility in the region; volumes include more total joint replacements than any other medical center in the state.
We offer comprehensive, best-in-class benefits to our caregivers. For more information, visit
Our Mission is to improve the health and well-being of each person we serve.
Our Vision is Health for a Better World.
Swedish is the largest not-for-profit health care system in the greater Seattle area. It is comprised of five hospital campuses (First Hill, Cherry Hill, Ballard, Edmonds and Issaquah); emergency rooms and specialty center in Redmond (East King County) and the Mill Creek area in Everett; and Swedish Medical Group, a network of more than 128 primary care and specialty care locations throughout the greater Puget Sound area. Swedish employs nearly 13,000 caregivers (all employees), including nearly 1,400 providers. Whether through physician clinics, education, research and innovation or other outreach, we're committed to caring for the people in our region and beyond. Swedish is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer Swedish does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, protected veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.
Job Category: Social Work
Work Locations: First Hill Main Bldg (WA145) 747 Broadway Seattle, 98122
Req ID: 295970
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