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Virginia Mason Franciscan Health Social Worker MSW Oncology in Burien, Washington


In 2020 united in a fierce commitment to deliver the highest quality care and exceptional patient experience Virginia Mason and CHI Franciscan Health came together as natural partners to build a new health system centered around the patient: Virginia Mason Franciscan Health. Our combined system builds upon the scale and expertise of our nearly 300 sites of care including 11 hospitals and nearly 5000 physicians and providers. Together we are empowered to make an even greater impact on the health and well-being of our communities.

This position is eligible for sign-on bonus.


The following duties are intended to be representative of the work performed by incumbents in this position and is not all-inclusive. The omission of a specific duty or responsibility will not preclude it from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical extension of position responsibilities.

  • The Social Worker provides social work interventions for Oncology patient and family needs.

  • Coordinates care plans for outpatients, including developing plans for ongoing treatment through services and agencies.

  • Performs a psycho/social assessment for continuity of care planning for in/outpatients.

  • Provides short-term adjustment counseling to assist with emotional, social, and economic stresses of illness and disability.

  • Participates as a member of an interdisciplinary team to develop a coordinated care plan for patients.

  • Participates in quality assurance to enhance patient satisfaction.

  • Participates in informal and formal consultations; provide, present, and participate in support and training; arrange speakers and develop materials and programs.

  • Participates in Medical Center committees and special projects as assigned.

You will contribute to the strength of our Team Medicine approach to collaborative medicine and benefit from the changes enacted through our Virginia Mason Production System, a model that has transformed health care by providing patients with easier access to care, reducing errors, and continuously innovating patient safety and quality that has been adopted by other organizations here and abroad.

Join us, and find out how many ways Virginia Mason offers you the chance to focus on what really matters - our patients.

"We deliver inspired people to do meaningful work."


· Master's of Social Work from an accredited college or university is required .

· Registration with the state of Washington as either a Licensed Social Work Associate (LSWAIC), Independent Clinical Social Worker (LICSW), Social Work Associate Advanced (LSWAA) or Social Work Advanced (LISW). May consider an Agency Affiliated Counselor with the expectation of active pursuit of their Social Work Licensure.

· Strong interpersonal and organizational skills

· Working knowledge of individual and family dynamics and the ability to perform psycho/social assessments

· Understanding of systems and how to work within systems

· Understanding of the impact and implications of disease and the course of disease

Just as Virginia Mason is dedicated to improving the lives of our patients and our community, we are equally dedicated to your professional and personal success. With a wide range of perks that includes comprehensive compensation and benefits, continuing education and support, and the opportunity to live in one of the most livable cities in the country, you will find that an opportunity with Team Medicine is one worth taking.

We are an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

Pay Range

$35.15 - $50.40 /hour

We are an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.