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University of Washington BILINGUAL SPANISH SOCIAL WORKER - MADISON CLINIC (100% FTE, DAYS) in Seattle, Washington

Req #: 232648


Posting Date: 04/09/2024

Closing Info: Open Until Filled

Salary: $6,953 - $10,881 per month

Shift: First Shift

Notes: As an employee you will enjoy generous benefits and work/life programs. For detailed information on Benefits for this position, click here.

$5,000 Sign-On Bonus to eligible new employees joining UW Medicine Harborview Medical Center – Social Work has an outstanding opportunity for a SOCIAL WORKER to join the Madison Clinic .

Candidates for this position must be bilingual and Spanish-speaking. WORK SCHEDULE • 40 hours per week • Day Shift

POSITION HIGHLIGHTS • Join a multidisciplinary team and collaborate with providers of all backgrounds.

DEPARTMENT DESCRIPTION The Madison Clinic is an interdisciplinary, outpatient primary care clinic located at Harborview Medical Center that serves individuals living with HIV and/or at high-risk of acquiring HIV. The Madison Clinic case management program receives federal grant funding to provide HIV case management services to the patients receiving medical care at Madison Clinic. Many of the patients served at Madison Clinic have complex psychosocial needs that make navigating the health care system challenging. The primary goal of case management services is to reduce barriers to medical care and to increase access to medication for HIV-positive patients. Some of examples of the barriers often seen are lack of adequate insurance, substance use, stigma, complicated immigration statuses, mental health issues, and homelessness.

PRIMARY JOB RESPONSIBILITIES: • Provide HIV/AIDS intake and case management to adult patients served in Madison Clinic. • Conduct comprehensive assessments of psychosocial, financial, medical support and environmental needs • Develop individualized case management service plans to assist the hospitalized and ambulatory care patient to obtain needed medical, social, financial, legal and home care services, housing, psychiatric and drug treatment and emotional support

REQUIRED POSITION QUALIFICATIONS: A Master of Social Work Degree from a program accredited by the Council on Social Work Education AND One year of full-time social work experience in a health care setting or equivalent. Experience can include a practicum placement as part of a social work training program and/or employment experience.

LEGAL REQUIREMENTS: Within 90 days of hire must hold one of the following credentials issued by the state of Washington: • Agency Affiliated Counselor • Licensed Social Work Associate -Advanced • Licensed Social Work Associate - Independent Clinical • Licensed Advance Social Worker • Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker

ABOUT HARBORVIEW MEDICAL CENTER As the region's only Level I Trauma and verified burn center, Harborview Medical Center is a comprehensive healthcare facility owned by King County and operated by UW Medicine. It is dedicated to providing specialized care for a broad spectrum of patients from throughout the Pacific Northwest, including the most vulnerable residents of King County. It provides exemplary patient care in leading-edge centers of emphasis, including emergency medicine, trauma and burn care, neurosciences, ophthalmology, vascular surgery, HIV/AIDS, rehabilitation, mental health and substance abuse care.

Harborview employees are committed to the vital role the institution plays in the immediate community, as well as the entire Northwest region.

Challenge. Collaboration. Compassion. Become part of our team. Join our mission to make life healthier for everyone in our community.

UW Medicine is Washington’s only health system that includes a top-rated medical school and an internationally recognized research center. UW Medicine’s mission is to improve the health of the public by advancing medical knowledge, providing outstanding primary and specialty care to the people of the region, and preparing tomorrow’s physicians, scientists and other health professionals.

All across UW Medicine, our employees collaborate to perform the highest quality work with integrity and compassion and to create a respectful, welcoming environment where every patient, family, student and colleague is valued and honored. Nearly 29,000 healthcare professionals, researchers, and educators work in the UW Medicine family of organizations that includes: Harborview Medical Center, UW Medical Center - Montlake, UW Medical Center - Northwest, Valley Medical Center, UW Medicine Primary Care, UW Physicians, UW School of Medicine, and Airlift Northwest.

Join our mission to make life healthier for everyone in our community.

University of Washington is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, among other things, race, religion, color, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, sex, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.