Social Worker - Care Management (24 hrs/wk, Day)

Professional - Clinical Kirkland, Washington

Department: Care Management
Job Type: Part-Time Shift: Day
Hours/Week: 24
Req: 45758


Description

***Sign-on bonus up to $10,000.00 for those new to EvergreenHealth with 3+ years of current Social Work (SW) experience*** Pro-rated by FTE.

or

***Sign-on bonus up to $5,000.00 for those new to EvergreenHealth with a minimum one year of current Social Work (SW) experience*** Pro-rated by FTE.

Salary Range: $36.51-62.30, placement depends upon SW experience.


The Care Management Social Worker works in partnership with the RN Case Manager and other health care professionals to ensure continuity and coordination of care for patients and families. Provides consultation to patients / families regarding social, environmental, psychological, financial and cultural factors related to illness and hospitalization supports continuity in care management, and organizes all aspects of discharge planning.

Assumes daily case load of select population to provide clinical social work services to patients and families.

Performs other duties as assigned.

License, Certification, Education or Experience:

REQUIRED for the position:

-Master’s degree in Social Work

One of the following credentials is required:

-Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker (LICSW)

-Licensed Advanced Social Worker (LASW)

-Social Worker Associate- need to obtain full licensure in one of the above two categories– within 4 years of hire.

-2 – 3 years of social work experience in a hospital setting preferred or community setting

-Current American Heart Association Healthcare Provider BLS certification by date of hire

-Age-specific or behavior-specific knowledge and experience in working with specific patient populations (i.e., children, elderly, those with emotional/behavioral dysfunction) relevant to area of assignment. Excellent communication skills in order to effectively communicate ensure, and provide for patient needs, and to provide a legal record of this care. Accountability for professional practice, commitment to patient care, and commitment to uphold the Patient Bill of Rights. 

DESIRED for the position: 
-Two (2) years of experience working in a hospital setting

-Case Management or other Certification

*** We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits***

Benefit Highlights: 

  • Excellent Medical, Dental Vision benefits and Retirement Program
  • Free Parking
  • Professional development/ Continuing Education/ Tuition Reimbursement Program
  • Employee Assistance program

For more information about EvergreenHealth, please visit us here.

This position is covered by a collective bargaining agreement between EvergreenHealth and the Service Employees International Union (SEIU) Healthcare 1199NW. Union Membership is optional.