Swedish Health Services Social Work Case Manager - Case Management in Seattle, Washington
Swedish Medical Center is looking for a Social Work Case Manager (0.0 FTE, Days) to work in Case Management at Swedish Shared Services in Seattle, WA.
The Clinical Social Worker partners with patients, families and the health care team to address and advocate for patients' social and emotional needs. The clinical social worker is responsible for providing a full range of social work services including but not limited to psychosocial assessment, treatment planning, therapeutic interventions, discharge planning, crisis intervention, and resource referral. The clinical social worker partners with the patient and his or her support system, as well as interdisciplinary teams, both internal and external to the organization, to improve patient care through the effective utilization and monitoring of health care resources.
In this position you will:
Work 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
Communicate patient needs related to advancing the medical treatment plan and/or discharge plan to appropriate professionals and follows up
Develop discharge plan through collaboration with the interdisciplinary team
Procure services and resources for identified patients and families, serving as an advocate to promote achievement of agreed upon goals
Advocate on behalf of patients and caregivers for service access or creation, and for the protection of the patient’s health, safety and rights
Assure 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
Accept responsibility and accountability for achievement of optimal outcomes within their scope of practice
Acquire and maintain knowledge and competence related to the expectations of their position and practices within their scope
Required qualifications for this position include:
Master's degree of Social Work (MSW) from an accredited institution
1 year experience in the areas of acute medical or mental healthcare in an inpatient or outpatient setting
Licensed Social Work Associate – Independent Clinical (LSWAIC)
Preferred qualifications for this position include:
Licensure as an Independent Clinical Social Worker (LICSW) with the Washington State Department of Health under Chapter 18.225 RCW
About Swedish Shared Services:
Swedish is the largest, most comprehensive, nonprofit health provider in the Greater Seattle area. Our expanding network of facilities currently includes three hospital locations in Seattle, a hospital in Edmonds and the new Swedish Issaquah campus. It also consists of Swedish Medical Group’s network of primary care clinics, and affiliations with suburban hospitals and specialty clinics throughout Greater Seattle.
Each campus has a local operations leadership team, supported by centrally located and led corporate services, such as Human Resources, Financial and Information Services.
We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits — see our website for details
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.
Schedule: On Call
Job Category: Social Work
Work Locations: First Hill Main Bldg (WA145) 747 Broadway Seattle, 98122
Req ID: 261369
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