Swedish Health Services Social Work Case Manager - Care Coordination in Edmonds, Washington
Swedish Medical Center is looking for a Social Work Case Manager (0.9 FTE, Day Shift) to work in Care Coordination at Swedish Edmonds located in Edmonds, WA.
The Social Work Case Manager provides clinical case management functions via a collaborative process that transitions patients to optimal clinical outcomes while assuring safe, cost-effective care.
In this position you will:
Conduct psychosocial need assessments for patients and families during hospital stay, identifying risk factors and strengths of patient/family support system
Provide supportive counseling and crisis intervention, evaluate patient needs for psychiatric referral and provide drug abuse assessments
Facilitate resolution of all legal issues including: protection; adoptions; administrative, police and CPS holds; power of attorney; guardianship etc
Educate patient and family of transition plans upon admission and provides updates and/or changes throughout the hospital stay
Contact and arrange placements to skilled nursing facilities, rehab, long-term care, specialty care, home health, etc. to assure post hospital care
Work with Patient Access Liaisons to facilitate screening for financial needs
Required qualifications for this position include:
Master’s Degree in Social Work
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 is preferred and may be substituted
One (1) year directly related work experience social services in a heath care setting
Experience in crisis intervention
About the Edmonds Campus:
Swedish Edmonds has been providing sound and thoughtful care for patients in the Greater Seattle area for more than 45 years. We pride ourselves in employing only the most qualified and caring professionals. We are not simply a hospital or a workplace. We are a family. We are a community. Our mission is to improve the health and well-being of the community through local, high-quality and compassionate health care services. Swedish Edmonds is an innovative, regional health-care delivery network that provides more local services, while giving residents greater access to the latest medical treatments and the comprehensive services of the Swedish system.
The Swedish/Edmonds campus includes:
217 licensed beds.
450 of the most qualified physicians and specialists on medical staff.
1,400 staff including clinical and non-clinical personnel.
Full scope of medical and surgical services, including Level IV Trauma emergency medicine, diagnostic, treatment and support services.
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: Edmonds Main Bldg (WA151) 21601 76th Ave W Edmonds, 98026
Req ID: 298261
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