Providence Health & Services Social Worker - Acute in Spokane, Washington
Providence is calling a Social Worker ( Social Services , Day Shift, 1.0 FTE) to Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center in Spokane, Washington. 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.
Work schedule: Monday-Friday 8a-4:30pm
In this position you will:
This position is primarily on the Adolescent Psych unit and will float for the Adult and Peds units.
Conduct discharge planning and psychosocial support on all hospital units with adults, children, psychiatric areas, and in the emergency department
Enable patients and their families to recover or maintain optimal levels of physical, mental, and psychosocial well being.
Use your exceptional communication skills to help patients and families deal with the impact of illness, extended care placement, or end-of-life planning.
Provide discharge planning, brief psychosocial assessment, and brief crisis management for hospital patients
Implement social work treatment plans and documentation consistent with insurance guidelines.
Work collaboratively with other members of the patient-care team to ensure successful care management.
Required qualifications for this position include:
Master’s degree in Social Work (MSW) or enrolled in a Master's degree program and scheduled to graduate in 2 months
Applicants who apply for an Agency Affiliated Counselor credential through the Department of Health within seven days of employment can provide services within the agency for up to 60 days while the department processes their application.
Applicants must stop working on the 60th day of employment if the credential has not been issued. During this time, applicants may not provide unsupervised counseling until the department of their employer has completed a criminal background check.
Unsupervised means the supervisor is not physically present at the location where the counseling occurs or possess a valid and unencumbered Washington State License/Registration for one of the following: Licensed Advance Social Worker or Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker required
Acceptable references from previous employer(s)
Preferred qualifications for this position include:
- 2 years hospital experience
About the hospital you will serve.
Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center & Children’s Hospital has a commanding presence in Spokane, Washington and is a beacon of hope and healing for patients throughout the region. We have over 600 beds and are chosen by people from across the state for the da Vinci surgical robotic for heart surgery and parents from all over the Inland Northwest who have children with life-threatening conditions know they’ll find the care and comfort they need at Sacred Heart Children’s Hospital.
We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits - see our website for details
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 Health & Services is a not-for-profit Catholic network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services guided by a Mission of caring the Sisters of Providence began over 160 years ago. 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: 254549