1+ months
2018-05-242018-08-23

Social Worker

Virginia Mason Medical Center
Seattle, WA
  • Jobs Rated
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Job Number: 181311\n

Department: Care Management Services\n

Hours: 08:00 am-04:30pm\n

With numerous awards and distinctions, including our recognition as Top Hospital of the Decade by The Leapfrog Group, Virginia Mason has transformed health care through our innovations in patient safety and our ability to provide patients in our community with easier access to our high-quality care. Consisting of a 336-bed hospital in Seattle, WA, and an extensive network of primary and specialty care clinics throughout the Puget Sound region, joining Virginia Mason is an exceptional opportunity to partner with nationally recognized physicians and peers, and an organization recognized as the benchmark for health care. \n

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As a member of our team, you will contribute to the strength of our Team Medicine approach to collaborative medicine. You will also help to further our commitment to continuous improvement through our Virginia Mason Production System, and our philosophy of empowering you to facilitate real change in the delivery of care. Join us, and find out how many ways Virginia Mason offers you the chance to focus on what really matter - your patients. \n

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The Social Worker provides social work interventions for Medical Center patient and family needs. Some responsibilities include but are not limited to: coordinates discharge plans and/or care plans for in/outpatients, including developing plans for ongoing treatment through services and agencies;
performs a psycho/social assessment for continuity of care planning for in/outpatients; provides short-term adjustment counseling to assist with emotional, social, and economic stresses of illness and disability. \n

Qualifications:

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  • Master's of Social Work from an accredited college or university\n
  • Qualified to receive Registration as an Agency Affiliated Counselor by the State of Washington Department of Health required\n
  • Strong interpersonal skills; a working knowledge of individual and family dynamics; strong organizational skills, an understanding of systems and how to work within systems; an understanding of the impact and implications of disease and the course of disease; excellent communication skills; the ability to perform psycho/social assessments; and a working knowledge of community resources.\n
    Preferred: Licensed Advanced Social Work (LASW) or Licensed Independent Clinical Social Work (LICSW)\n
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    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.  \n
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    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.   \n
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    We are an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.",
    Experience: 08:00 am-04:30pm

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