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Providence Social Worker MSW - PACE Program in Kent, Washington


Providence is calling a Social Worker (1.0 FTE, Day Shift)) to the Providence PACE Program. We are seeking a Social Worker to support our patient population in the Kent, WA area. 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.

*This position is offering a $5,000 sign-on bonus to eligible candidates.*

As a member of the interdisciplinary team, provides social work services to participants in a manner which is consistent with the mission and core values of Providence Health System. Spends a majority of time in direct service activities within the Center, interaction with other team members, and ongoing assistance to participants to address psychosocial issues. Based on comprehensive assessments, provides perspective on the social, emotional, cognitive and cultural factors that impact the creation of an individualized integrated plan of care. Accesses community and financial resources for participants and assures continuity of care across the continuum. This is a collegial work environment with opportunities to learn both clinical and case management skills, opportunity to develop relationships with seniors and positively impact their lives. We focus on wellness and whole person care in collaboration with an interdisciplinary team of skilled PCPs and allied health care professionals.

In this position you will:

  • Complete comprehensive social work assessment and periodic reassessment of participants, including mental status tools.

  • Implement social work treatment plans and monitor effectiveness of interventions.

  • Identify placement options for participants in the continuum of care settings and coordinate services during transition periods.

  • Provide participants and their families with psychosocial support and education in dealing with life transitions and end of life issues.

  • Identify ongoing mental health needs and coordinate treatment services for participants.

  • Serve as a liaison and advocate with community agencies to ensure participants receive the full range of services for which they are eligible.

  • Interpret fiscal assessment of eligibility and fees to participants and/or representatives as needed.

  • Provide technical assistance in completing applications for community and government-sponsored programs.

  • Assist each participant, caregiver, other staff in understanding the social/emotional factors related to health problems and each participant’s unique life history and situation.

  • Work closely with the interdisciplinary team to accomplish all of the above.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Master’s degree in Social Work from an accredited school of social work or equivalent education/experience

  • Washington State Agency Affiliated Counselor or LIACSW or LAASW or LICSW or LASW

  • Current Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) certification

  • Valid driver’s license and automobile insurance

  • 1 year work experience with the geriatric population

  • 2 years social work experience including effective work with geriatric age groups from diverse ethnic cultures

About the ministry you will serve.

Providence ElderPlace, located in Seattle, WA, is a PACE (Program for All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly), which keeps older adults as healthy as possible in the community. We provide comprehensive health care and social services including: primary and specialty medical care, a day health program, social work services, rehabilitation, housing (if necessary) and much more. The Providence ElderPlace team of health care and social service professionals and our affiliates provide comprehensive integrated care to our participants.

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: Full-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Social Work

Location: Washington-Kent

Req ID: 273312