Swedish Health Services Inpatient Clinical Social Worker MSW - Ballard in Seattle, Washington
Swedish Medical Center is looking for a Social Work Case Mgr $5,000 Sign-On Bonus (1.0 FTE, Day Shift) to work in Case Management - Ballard at Swedish Ballard in Seattle, WA.
This position will work five, 8 hour shifts per week (40 hours; 8am-4:30pm PST). Days to be worked are Monday through Friday.
The Clinical Social Worker partners with patients, families and the health care team to address and advocate for patients' social and emotional needs. The clinical social worker is responsible for providing a full range of social work services including but not limited to psychosocial assessment, treatment planning, therapeutic interventions, discharge planning, crisis intervention, and resource referral. The clinical social worker partners with the patient and his or her support system, as well as interdisciplinary teams, both internal and external to the organization, to improve patient care through the effective utilization and monitoring of health care resources. The clinical social worker assumes a leadership role to facilitate the achievement of patient goals and desired clinical, financial, and resource outcomes. The clinical social worker is guided by the NASW Code of Ethics and the Swedish Mission and Vision in his or her daily practice.
In this position you will:
Collaboration: Work collaboratively with patients nurses, case managers, physicians, other practitioners, caregivers and community resources and agencies. The social worker and healthcare team are jointly accountable for measurable outcomes that are cost effective and reflect patient preferences and values.
Communication: Communicate timely, relevant and accurate information to all parties involved with a patient’s care.
Facilitation: Facilitate the progression of care by advancing the care plan to achieve desired outcomes.
Coordination: Integrate the work of the healthcare team by coordinating resources and services necessary to accomplish agreed-upon goals.
Advocacy: Advocate on behalf of patients and caregivers for service access or creation, and for the protection of the patient’s health, safety and rights.
Required qualifications for this position include:
Master's Degree in Social Work from an accredited school
1 year experience in the areas of acute medical or mental healthcare in an inpatient or outpatient setting
Licensed Social Work Associate – Independent Clinical (LSWAIC)
Compliance with the NASW Code of Ethics
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
About the Ballard Campus.
Swedish's Ballard campus maintains its strong ties to the Ballard community and fosters a team-oriented work environment. The Ballard campus has an active obstetrics program and a full-service Emergency Department. It is the site of Swedish’s Addiction Recovery Services — one of the few hospital-based drug- and alcohol-treatment programs in Seattle.
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: Ballard Main Bldg (WA148) 5300 Tallman Ave Nw Seattle, 98107
Req ID: 313981
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