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Providence Social Worker in Spokane, Washington


Providence is calling a Social Worker (Social Work Srvs , Variable, 0.0 FTE) to Providence Holy Family Hospital 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.

In this position you will:

  • Under clinical supervision as needed, provide strengths based biopsychosocial assessments. Assess for and recognize social determinants for wellness and recovery. Conduct ongoing assessment of patients appropriate to age and cultural background in accordance with patient directed goals. May include advance care planning and end of life discussion as appropriate to the setting.

  • Under clinical supervision as needed, and in the context of a clinical relationship, provide social work interventions to support and empower patients and their family / support systems to effectively cope with the impact of medical and / or mental health conditions, optimize functioning and improve overall well-being. Formulate, implement, and monitor a social work discharge plan that supports and identifies solutions or adjustments to medical, social, emotional, and financial problems which may impact health and well-being

  • Under clinical supervision as needed, create strengths based, collaborative discharge plan with the patient and their family/support systems. Develop and maintain effective working relationships with various departments, community health, social service agencies, payors and other partners. Advocate for support appropriate to the age, biopsychosocial needs, cultural and healthy literacy of the patient. Identify barriers to continuing care and planning of next level of care. Function within the existing care team model. Collaborate with the inter/multi-disciplinary team facilitating care conferences for complex patient care coordination.

  • Under clinical supervision as needed, maintain timely, written documentation as well as verbal handoffs within professional standards and in accordance with department policies and procedures.

  • Under clinical supervision as needed, act as an advocate for the needs and interests of the patient and their family/support system by supporting self-determination and autonomy. Advocate for navigation of complex healthcare systems, various partners, community services, education, system changes, etc. Adhere to mandatory reporting of abuse, neglect, and/or exploitation

  • Under clinical supervision as needed, provide clear and concise communication through consultation, education, facilitation and team organization to patients and their family/support system. Collaborate with internal and external partners, and patient caregivers to enhance provision of care and services in care settings across the continuum. Communicate changes in patient condition or goals of care related to medical, mental, social, environmental, and eligibility factors to the inter/multi-disciplinary team. Contribute to and update the inter/multi-disciplinary care plan.

  • Under clinical supervision as needed, and as appropriate and required to the clinical setting, perform diagnostic evaluation of psychiatric and substance use disorders. Establish a diagnosis based upon DSM and ICD diagnostic criteria.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Master's degree in Social Work from CSWE (Council on Social Work Education) Accredited School of Social Worker

  • LICSW (Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker) with the state of Washington

  • 2 years of relevant social work experience post MSW

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • 2 years of Hospital/Healthcare Experience

About the hospital you will serve.

Providence Holy Family Hospital is a progressive, full service hospital in Spokane, Washington, offering a full range of medical and surgical services as well as specialty support and outpatient services. The hospital primarily serves north Spokane County—the fastest growing area in our region. We are currently licensed for more than 270 beds. As a not-for-profit Catholic hospital, every dollar we earn goes back to the community we serve. Providence Holy Family Hospital received several Five Star safety and excellence awards last year, including Patient Safety, Pulmonary, Respiratory and Critical Care.

For information on our comprehensive range of benefits, visit:

Our Mission

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.

About Us

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.

Schedule: On Call

Shift: Variable

Job Category: Social Work

Location: Washington-Spokane

Req ID: 275481