Providence Health & Services Social Worker MSW - Hospice in Tukwila, Washington


Providence is calling a Social Worker (MSW) (Hospice, Day Shift, 0.8 FTE) to Providence Hospice of Seattle 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 initially and on ongoing basis the needs of terminally ill hospice patients and families, addressing psychosocial issues.

  • Develop and implement a plan of care in collaboration with the Hospice Interdisciplinary Group (IDG).

  • Appropriately collaborate with Hospice Interdisciplinary Group (IDG), including attending physician, to create and update the plan of care and to optimize the care provided to patient and family.

  • Assess, on an ongoing basis, appropriateness of Hospice services for each patient/eligibility for continuing Hospice services. Coordinates with physician, Hospice Interdisciplinary Group (IDG), patient, family, and others when a patient’s discharge from hospice is indicated.

  • Plan Hospice Social Worker interventions as part of Hospice Interdisciplinary Group (IDG) care plan, anticipate expected changes and maximize quality of life. Collaborate with Hospice Interdisciplinary Group (IDG) members, including bereavement, and coordinates appropriately with community resources.

  • Evaluate and document patient/family response to interventions, revising care plan appropriately.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Master’s degree in Social Work (MSW) from an accredited School of Social Work

  • Current Social Work Certification or License through Washington State Department of Health

  • Current Washington State Driver's license and automobile insurance

  • Current Healthcare Provider CPR certification

  • One year of experience in a health care setting is required; two years preferred

  • Three years post master's work experience. Prior experience in hospice care setting may be substituted in lieu of 3 years post master’s work

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Prior experience in hospice care setting preferred

About the ministry you will serve.

Providence Hospice of Seattle is a not-for-profit, community-based hospice ministry serving patients in their places of residence throughout King County in Washington state. We provide comprehensive and compassionate physical, emotional, and spiritual care to adults and children nearing the end of their lives, including support for their families and friends. Our skilled and compassionate team includes nurses, medical social workers, home health aides, chaplains, occupational/physical therapists, medical directors, grief support counselors and volunteers.

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

Our Mission

As people of Providence, we reveal God's love for all, especially the poor and vulnerable, through our compassionate service.

About Us

Providence Health & Services is the third largest not-for-profit health system in the United States. Providence employs more than 82,000 caregivers (employees) across a five-state area; AK, WA, MT, OR, and CA. Our facilities include 34 hospitals, 600 physician clinics, senior services, supportive housing and other health and educational services. 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: Day

Job Category: Social Work / Care Management / Counseling

Location: Washington-Tukwila

Req ID: 161636