Providence Social Worker MSW - Hospice Seattle in Tukwila, Washington
Providence is calling a Social Worker (MSW) (Hospice Seattle, Days, 1.0 FTE) to SCS Hospice in Tukwila, WA.
Hospice caregivers will tell you what a privilege it is to care for patients and their families at the end of their lives. We get to see people where they reside and focus on their goals and improving the quality of their lives. If you are interested in a rewarding career, Providence Hospice might be the opportunity you are looking for! We are a community of caregivers delivering every day on our Mission to provide compassionate care that is accessible for all - especially those who are poor and vulnerable.
In this position you will:
Assess initially and on ongoing basis the needs of terminally ill hospice patients and families, addressing psychosocial issues.
Collect and complete initial psychosocial assessment, including information from range of available sources – patient, family, IDG, community agencies, etc.
Interpret assessment data to identify problems and potential problems/needs.
Orient patient/family to Hospice services, pt/family rights & responsibilities, overall financial coverage issues.
Develop plan of care with the Hospice IDG which is: Respectful of and consistent with patients’/families’ goals and values; Inclusive of the perspective of other team members; and geared towards maximizing patients quality of life and comfort, promoting patients’ and families’ preparedness, and preventing crises.
Appropriately collaborate with Hospice IDG, including attending physician, to create and update the plan of care and to optimize the care provided to patient and family.
Required qualifications for this position include:
Master’s degree in Social Work (MSW) from an accredited School of Social Work
1 year Post-Masters work experience in a health care setting
1 year prior internship experience in a Providence Health System hospice or palliative care setting may be substituted for the required one year post-Masters work in a health care setting
Current Social Work Certification or License through Washington State Department of Health
Current Healthcare Provider Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) certification
Current Washington State Driver's license and automobile insurance
Preferred qualification for this position include:
- 1 year prior experience in a hospice or palliative care setting
About the ministry you will serve.
Providence Hospice of Seattle is a not-for-profit, community-based hospice ministry serving patients in their places of residence throughout King County in Washington state. We provide comprehensive and compassionate physical, emotional, and spiritual care to adults and children nearing the end of their lives, including support for their families and friends. Our skilled and compassionate team includes nurses, medical social workers, home health aides, chaplains, occupational/physical therapists, medical directors, grief support counselors and volunteers.
For information on our comprehensive range of benefits, visit:
As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.
Providence is a comprehensive not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services continuing a more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.
Job Category: Social Work
Req ID: 274745
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