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Providence Health & Services Emergency Department Crisis Counselor - Social Work Emergency Room in Everett, Washington


Providence is calling an Emergency Department Crisis Counselor (0.875 FTE, EVENING SHIFT) to the Social Work Emergency Room at Providence Regional Medical Center in Everett, WA.

We are seeking a compassionate, detail-oriented Emergency Department Crisis Counselor to support our patients in an emergency room setting.

In this position you will:

  • Apply knowledge, skills and behaviors in the physician, motor/sensory, cognitive, psychosocial, patient and family education areas based on PEMC age specific care competency assessment tool.

  • Maintain Emergency Department Social Workers – work log.

  • Develop and implement appropriate discharge plans for mental health and chemically dependent patients to insure a smooth and appropriate transition to the next level of care.

  • Communicate orally and in writing in the chart with other team members and disciplines so as to insure that discharge needs and plans can be understood and executed by others as appropriate.

  • Maintain current knowledge of community resources, how to access them, and the regulations for access to them.

  • Participate in multi-disciplinary case conferences as requested to improve the coordination of care for patients who have frequent recurring visits to the Emergency Department or other areas of the medical center and/or community provided services.

  • Provide psycho/social evaluations, plan to address the issues identified, and implement needed interventions.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Masters Degree in Social Work or related field of study

  • Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Marital and Family Therapist, Mental Health Counselor or Independent Clinical Social Worker

  • Experience in social work and crisis interventions in a hospital or acute treatment setting

  • Experience with both involuntary and voluntary psychiatric hospitalization

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Experience as a Chemical Dependency Counselor or an Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counselor

About the hospital you will serve.

Providence Regional Medical Center Everett in Everett, WA is the state’s most award-winning hospital for medical care; having received the HealthGrades Distinguished Hospital Award for Clinical Excellence four years in a row. Our new state-of-the-art 12 story hospital tower and the implementation of an electronic medical records system will significantly enhance our patient’s experience throughout the continuum of care.

The hospital is located in Snohomish County on the Sound and close to the mountains, so outdoor activities such as snow skiing, kayaking, and golfing are at your doorstep. The communities in Snohomish have all the comforts and appeal of small towns, with historical districts, beautiful homes, interesting boutiques, and unique restaurants, yet the city life of Seattle and Bellevue are just 30 minutes south, while the cosmopolitan city of Vancouver, BC lies only 2 hours north.

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits - see our website for details

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 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.

Schedule: Part-time

Shift: Evening

Job Category: Social Work

Location: Washington-Everett

Req ID: 243278