Providence Health & Services Social Worker MSW JR - Transitional Care Unit in Seattle, Washington
Providence is calling a Social Worker (Transitional Care, Day Shift, 1.0 FTE, 40hrs/wk) to Providence Mt St Vincent in Seattle, 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:
Assess resident and family needs, counsel; work with staff to enhance understanding of emotions and relationships between residents, family members, and staff members; advocate, teach, and refer as needed.
Complete a psycho-social assessment by reviewing the medical record, interviewing resident and his or her “family” and support system, and contacting community agencies when warranted.
Attend quarterly and annual care plans, facilitate meetings, and complete required documentation.
Provide consultation and advocate for residents with staff, family and administration.
Facilitate resident support and socialization groups and provide social work group to enhance relationships among residents and promote psycho-social functioning.
Provide one to one counseling to aid in adjustment to illness, coping with grief, loss and dependency issues. Provide emotional support to family members and to staff as needed.
Link resident and family to sources of information or facility and community resources to aid in the resident/family adjustment, rehabilitation, discharge, in house moves, or terminal care process, and assist with financial assistance needs (Medicaid, legal services).
Required qualifications for this position include:
Bachelor’s or Master's degree in Social Work or in related field
Food Handlers Permit within 3 months of employment
2 years experience appropriate to job responsibilities
Preferred qualifications for this position include:
Geriatric and/or medical social work
Medical social work skills and consultation skills
About the ministry you will serve.
Providence Mount St. Vincent is a vibrant, elegant and innovative living care community for primarily older adults that celebrates life, living and individual capability. We are West Seattle's largest employer with nearly 500 employees representing more than 27 countries of origin. "The Mount" is home to more than 400 people who need some type of assistance with daily living or are in need of 24-hour care. Programs offered include assisted living apartments, skilled nursing in specially designed neighborhoods, short-stay sub-acute care, an adult day program and the Intergenerational Learning Center for child care of infants and preschool age children.
We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits - see our website for details
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.
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.
Job Category: Social Work / Care Management / Counseling
Req ID: 194190