Providence Health & Services Social Worker MSW - PACE Program (REDMOND) in Redmond, Washington

Description:

Providence is calling a Social Worker (ElderPlace, Day Shift, 1.0 FTE) to the Providence PACE Program in Redmond, 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:

  • 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.

Qualifications:

Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Master’s degree in Social Work from an accredited school

  • Washington State Agency Affiliated Counselor

  • Current Basic Life Saving (BLS) certification

  • Current Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) certification

  • 1 year work experience with the frail elderly

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

  • Valid driver’s license and insured, reliable vehicle

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Prior social work experience in a hospital, hospice or palliative care setting

About the ministry you will serve.

Providence ElderPlace, located in Redmond and 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.

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

http://www.providenceiscalling.jobs/rewards-benefits/

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: Full-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Social Work / Care Management / Counseling

Location: Washington-Redmond

Req ID: 154499