Providence Health & Services Discharge Planner - Social Services in Everett, Washington


Providence is calling a Discharge Planner to Providence Regional Medical Center Everett in Everett, WA.

We are seeking a detail-oriented licensed social worker to assure patients are safely discharged. This is a day shift position (.8 FTE / 32 hours a week) that also includes a weekend rotation.

In this position you will:

  • Plan and coordinate activities related to discharge planning

  • Develop and implement a plan of care designed to meet the patient’s post hospitalization needs while ensuring continuity of care

  • Be responsible for the collaboration with medical staff, patients, family, community agencies, or facilities involved in patient’s care, and the health care team by assessing, facilitating, planning and advocating for health needs on an individual basis resulting in quality, cost-effective outcomes


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Masters Degree - Social Work, Counseling or Bachelors degree in Nursing

  • Current licensure/certification for education

  • Prior discharge planning experience with medical patients in-patient/outpatient settings

  • Current Washington State Registered Nurse (RN) licensure OR Current Washington State Social Work licensure; Current Agency Affiliated Counselor, Social Worker Advanced License, Social Worker Associate, Licensed Mental Health Counselor or Associate; Licensed Advanced Social Worker or Associate; Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker or Associate

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Current Washington State Registered Nurse (RN) licensure

  • Two to five (2-5) years’ experience discharge planning for medical patients in an inpatient or outpatient setting

  • Diverse clinical background

  • Prior experience in a hospital setting doing discharge planning

  • Proficient with conflict management

  • Prior experience using Electronic Medical Records (EMR) such as EPIC, and Microsoft Office Suite

  • Prior experience with Quality Improvement

About the ministry you will serve.

Providence Regional Medical Center Everett in Everett, WA is the state’s most award-winning hospital for medical care; having received the HealthGrades Distinguished Hospital Award for Clinical Excellence four years in a row. Our new state-of-the-art 12 story hospital tower and the implementation of an electronic medical records system will significantly enhance our patient’s experience throughout the continuum of care.

The hospital is located in Snohomish County on the Sound and close to the mountains, so outdoor activities such as snow skiing, kayaking, and golfing are at your doorstep. The communities in Snohomish have all the comforts and appeal of small towns, with historical districts, beautiful homes, interesting boutiques, and unique restaurants, yet the city life of Seattle and Bellevue are just 30 minutes south, while the cosmopolitan city of Vancouver, BC lies only 2 hours north.

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

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 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.

Schedule: Part-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Social Work / Care Management / Counseling

Location: Washington-Everett

Req ID: 189466