Providence Social Worker in Spokane, Washington
Providence is calling a Social Worker (Pshi Adv Heart Disease And Txp, Days, 0.5 FTE, 20 hours per week) to Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center in Spokane, 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.
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In this position you will:
Under clinical supervision as needed, provides strengths based biopsychosocial assessments. Assess for and recognize social determinants for wellness and recovery. Conduct ongoing assessment of patients appropriate to age and cultural background in accordance with patient directed goals. May include advance care planning and end of life discussion as appropriate to the setting.
Under clinical supervision as needed, and in the context of a clinical relationship, provide social work interventions to support and empower patients and their family / support systems to effectively cope with the impact of medical and / or mental health conditions, optimize functioning and improve overall well-being. Formulate, implement, and monitor a social work discharge plan that support and identiy solutions or adjustments to medical, social, emotional, and financial problems which may impact health and well-being
Under clinical supervision as needed, create strengths based, collaborative discharge plan with the patient and their family/support systems. Develop and maintain effective working relationships with various departments, community health, social service agencies, payors and other partners. Advocate for support appropriate to the age, biopsychosocial needs, cultural and healthy literacy of the patient. Identify barriers to continuing care and planning of next level of care. Function within the existing care team model. Collaborate with the inter/multi-disciplinary team facilitating care conferences for complex patient care coordination.
Under clinical supervision as needed, maintain timely, written documentation as well as verbal handoffs within professional standards and in accordance with department policies and procedures.
Under clinical supervision as needed, act as an advocate for the needs and interests of the patient and their family/support system by supporting self-determination and autonomy. Advocate for navigation of complex healthcare systems, various partners, community services, education, system changes, etc. Adhere to mandatory reporting of abuse, neglect, and/or exploitation.
Under clinical supervision as needed, provides clear and concise communication through consultation, education, facilitation and team organization to patients and their family/support system. Collaborate with internal and external partners, and patient caregivers to enhance provision of care and services in care settings across the continuum. Communicate changes in patient condition or goals of care related to medical, mental, social, environmental, and eligibility factors to the inter/multi-disciplinary team. Contribute to and updates the inter/multi-disciplinary care plan.
Under clinical supervision as needed, and as appropriate and required to the clinical setting, perform diagnostic evaluation of psychiatric and substance use disorders. Establish a diagnosis based upon DSM and ICD diagnostic criteria.
Under clinical supervision as needed, incorporate evidence based theories and methods, provide specialized clinical treatment services as appropriate and required to the clinical setting. Utilize the Professional Edition: Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) for psychiatric and substance use disorders to resolve and/or reduce signs and symptoms of diagnosis as appropriate and required to the clinical setting.
Under clinical supervision as needed, provide effective case management including triaging patient needs, adapting approaches to meet additional needs, and collaborating with internal and external resources as appropriate.
Under clinical supervision as needed, create strength-based, collaborative care planning with the patient and their family/support systems. Develop and maintain effective working relationships with various departments, community health, social service agencies, payors and other partners. Advocate for support appropriate to the age, biopsychosocial needs, cultural, spiritual, and health literacy of the patient. Identify barriers to continuing care and planning of next level of care. Function within the existing care team model. Collaborate with the inter/multi-disciplinary team facilitating care conferences for complex patient care coordination.
Seek and utilize appropriate supervision and consultation.
Perform duties in a manner that adheres to social work professional standards and code of ethics in compliance with regulatory bodies; NASW (National Assoc. of Social Workers), TJC (The Joint Commission), etc. Protect confidentiality and establish professional boundaries. Maintain a constant awareness of safety and legal aspects of the position. Educate and communicate with the inter/multi-disciplinary team.
Required qualifications for this position include:
Master's degree in Social Work from a program accredited by the CSWE (Council on Social Work Education), or enrolled in a Master’s program to graduate within two months of hire
Applicants who apply for an Agency Affiliated Counselor credential through the Department of Health within seven days of employment can provide services within the agency for up to 60 days while the department processes their application. Applicants must stop working on the 60th day of employment if the credential has not been issued. During this time, applicants may not provide unsupervised counseling until the department of their employer has completed a criminal background check. Unsupervised means the supervisor is not physically present at the location where the counseling occurs or;
Valid license/registration from WA state DOH as a Social Worker Associate
Preferred qualification for this position include:
- 2 years of Hospice or Palliative Care experience
About the hospital you will serve.
Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center & Children’s Hospital has a commanding presence in Spokane, Washington and is a beacon of hope and healing for patients throughout the region. We have over 600 beds and are chosen by people from across the state for the da Vinci surgical robotic for heart surgery and parents from all over the Inland Northwest who have children with life-threatening conditions know they’ll find the care and comfort they need at Sacred Heart Children’s Hospital.
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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 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.
Job Category: Social Work
Req ID: 289948