Virginia Mason Franciscan Health Pediatric Social Worker-University Village in Seattle, Washington
Pediatric Social Worker-University Village
Virginia Mason University VillageSeattle, Washington
Requisition ID 2022-272999 Employment Type Full Time Department Behavioral Health Hours/Pay Period 80 Shift Day Weekly Schedule Monday-Friday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Remote No Category Case Management and Social Work
Virginia Mason Franciscan Health brings together two award winning health systems in Washington state - CHI Franciscan and Virginia Mason. As one integrated health system with the most patient access points in western Washington our team includes 18,000 staff and nearly 5,000 employed physicians and affiliated providers.
At Virginia Mason Franciscan Health you will find the safest and highest quality of care provided by our expert, compassionate medical care team at 11 hospitals and nearly 300 sites throughout the greater Puget Sound region.
Our Pediatric Social Worker position is eligible for up to a $5,000 Sign on Bonus (prorated by FTE - min 0.6 FTE required); Lump sum payment within 30 days of start.
Virginia Mason Medical Center, was recognized among the Best Hospitals in Washington state by U.S. News & World Report.
In this position, located at our University Village Clinic, you will provide behavioral health consultation to pediatric and adolescent patients, within a primary care setting, in order to improve psychosocial function. This position is a key role in a collaborative care model that involves a team of physicians, psychiatric consultants and behavioral health consultants (Social Workers).
Provide assessment and diagnosis of pediatric and adolescent behavioral health clients.
Provide effective treatment planning and assisting clients in successfully achieving goals.
Provide short term individual and groupinterventions utilizing evidenced based approaches.
Be immediately available to evaluate crisis situations and apply appropriate interventions.
Actively participate in meetings that support Virginia Mason’s collaborative care model to provide comprehensive care for clients.
Consult with PCPs to enhance understanding of the patient, provide decision support for treatment planning and assist in the implementation and monitoring of biopsychosocial treatment plans.
As a part of our organization, we currently offer the following additional benefits:
Competitive starting wages (DOE) and training to grow within the company
Paid holidays, vacation and sick time
Medical/Dental/Vision Insurance plans
Flexible health spending accounts: DCFSA and FSA
Health Savings Account - (HSA) for use with the high deductible health plan
Short and long term disability programs
Employer paid life insurance
401a and 403b retirement programs
Tuition Assistance for career growth and development
Bright Horizons programs for additional support with children, pets, dependent adults, and household needs
Employee Assistance Program (EAP) for you and your family
Voluntary Protection: Group Accident, Critical Illness, and Identify Theft
“We deliver inspired people to do meaningful work.”
The ideal candidate for this role will have experience in working with children, youth and families to provide short-term counseling utilizing evidence-based practices, including skills-based therapies such
as CBT and DBT. We are also looking for a clinician who has a good knowledge of community resources and works well in
a multidisciplinary team of primary care, behavioral health providers and staff.
This position requires a flexible, upbeat clinician who is comfortable working at a fast pace and quickly changing gears to assist with patient needs.
Master's in Social Work from a graduate program accredited by the Council on Social Worker Education of Doctorate in Social Work required. Must also have an active Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker (LICSW) license in the state of Washington and have completed four hours training in HIV/AIDS. Familiarity with EPIC/Cerner or other electronic charting system required along with exceptional communication and listening skills.
Prefer at least 3 years experience in a clinical setting, and/or previous experience in an acute medical or mental healthcare in an inpatient or outpatient setting. Pediatric experience a plus.
Virginia Mason offers much more than competitive compensation and benefits. With continuing education opportunities and the added potential of relocation assistance, you will find our commitment to your well-being is both rewarding and refreshing.
There is also the lifestyle benefit that comes with finding yourself in the heart of the Pacific Northwest. Surrounded by the vibrancy and sophistication of one of the country's most livable cities, finding the perfect urban or outdoor pursuit will instinctively and pleasurably become second nature.
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