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University of Washington CASE MANAGEMENT ASSISTANT - ONCOLOGY (100% FTE, DAY SHIFTS) in Seattle, Washington

Req #: 236302


Posting Date: 07/10/2024

Closing Info: Open Until Filled

Salary: $29.67 - $43.16 per hour

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. (

UW MEDICAL CENTER - NORTHWEST SOCIAL WORK has an outstanding opportunity for a CASE MANAGEMENT ASSISTANT within the Oncology Unit . The Case Management Assistant will be responsible for working closely with the Social Worker, Nurse Care Coordinator, Physician, and the patient to arrange follow-up appointments post-discharge and assist with coordination of the discharge planning process for patients.

WORK SCHEDULE • Full-Time/40 hours a week • Day Shift

RESPONSIBILITIES: • Arrange hospital discharge follow up appointments and referrals • Assist in arranging home services, such as home health, wound vac, or in-home caregivers, based on information obtained from clinical staff • Assist in arranging practical needs and emergency assistance, such as transportation, parking, or local lodging • Demonstrate problem solving skills in working with resources outside the medical center • Process and send clinical updates to payors • Research and update community resource information as needed • Participate in the training of Social Work Students and new employees • Document interventions in electronic medical record

Ideal candidates have experience working in a medical setting, demonstrate strong multi-tasking and organizational skills, oral and written communication, and computer proficiency. Must work well with a variety of persons and teams and possess excellent customer service skills. A Bachelor of Social Work or a Bachelor's Degree in the behavioral sciences and two years of experience as a Social Work Assistant or equivalent OR an Associate of Arts Degree in the behavioral sciences AND four years of work experience as a Social Work Assistant or equivalent is preferred.

REQUIREMENTS: High school graduation and a minimum of 3 years administrative/secretarial experience is required, preferably in health care setting

ABOUT UW MEDICAL CENTER-NORTHWEST UW Medical Center is an acute care hospital located in Seattle with two campuses: Montlake and Northwest. As the No. 1 hospital in Seattle and Washington State since 2012 (U.S. News & World Report) and nationally ranked in six specialties, UW Medical Center prides itself on compassionate patient care as well as its pioneering medical advances.

The UW Medical Center–Northwest campus offers emergency and inpatient and outpatient medical, surgical, and therapeutic care. It is located in north Seattle on a beautiful, easy-to-access 44-acre campus that includes the neighboring Northwest Outpatient Medical Center and Specialty Care Meridian Pavilion. Teamwork. Community. Opportunity. ( 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.