Social Worker I/II - Evenings (0.80 FTE)

External Description

Provide clinical social work services to children with acute and chronic illness, their families, the staff of Seattle Children’s Hospital and the community in a managed care environment during the evening shift. Assist in promotion of culturally appropriate family-centered care and wellness of patients and families by identifying, interpreting, and reducing psychosocial factors contributing to illness. Counsel and aid patients and their families to understand medical recommendations and options. Assess and assist with non-medical problems interfering with effective patient care. Interview, coordinate, and plan programs and activities to meet the social and emotional needs of patients and/or patients’ family. Provide crisis intervention and assist families in understanding the implications and complexities of the medical situation and its impact on lifestyle. Individuals assigned to Dialysis and Organ Transplant programs must be able to demonstrate competencies for Medicare regulations as related to End-State Renal Disease (ESRD) and Transplant Conditions of Participation. During low census, assumes responsibility for specific projects as identified by the supervisor.

 

This position is responsible for providing Social Worker coverage during our busy evening hours (3p - 11p).  Providing SW Services to the inpatient units, emergency department, urgent care centers, and the ambulatory clinics. 

Requirements

Seeking either a Social Worker I or II.

Social Worker I
Required Education/Experience:
-Master's degree in Social Work (MSW) from a school of social work accredited by the Counsel on Social Work Education
-Ability and flexibility to work evening, night, weekend shifts, and holidays as well as provide on-call coverage.

Required Credentials:
-Currently Licensed in Washington State as a Licensed Social Work Associate Independent Clinical (LSWAIC).

Preferred:
-Current clinical social work experience in acute healthcare settings.
-Current clinical social work experience in working with children and families in acute care settings and dealing with all aspects of care including but not limited to crisis intervention, protective services, and mental health
-Demonstrated knowledge and experience in working with multicultural/diverse patients
-Multidisciplinary team experience
-Multilingual

Social Worker II
Required Education/Experience:
-Master's degree in Social Work (MSW) from a school of social work accredited by the Counsel on Social Work Education.
-A minimum of 4 years of current clinical social work experience in an acute care setting (may include internship hours).
-Ability and flexibility to work evening, night, weekend shifts, and holidays as well as provide on-call coverage.

Required Credentials:
-Currently licensed in Washington State as a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker (LICSW).

Preferred:
-Current clinical social work experience in acute healthcare settings.
-Demonstrated knowledge and experience in working with multicultural/diverse patients. -Multidisciplinary team experience.
-Multilingual.


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