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Providence Medical Social Worker (MSW) - Home Health Snohomish in Everett, Washington


Providence is calling a Medical Social Worker (1.0 FTE, Day Shift) to work in Home Health Snohomish at SCS Home Health in Snohomish County, Washington.

The Medical Social Worker is responsible for providing referral services to home care clients, families and caregivers, addressing issues such as adjustment to illness/prognosis, care system issues, community resource issues, and insurance/financial issues. The MSW develops and implements a plan of care in collaboration with the Home Care team providing care to the patient.

In this position you will:

  • Provides medical social work services to patients and families including assessment, counseling, casework, community resource referral, advocacy and discharge planning utilizing current practice knowledge and skill in accordance with the NASW Code of Ethics.

  • Consults and educates staff, volunteers and community of the social and emotional factors related to the care of the terminally ill patient and the family, with all required documentation to be completed, in an accurate and timely manner.

  • Promotes and practices patient/family, personal and environmental safety while performing job duties according to agency policies and procedures.

  • Participates in relevant educational activities to provide competent care to patients/caregivers, to improve the social work skills and to seek personal and professional growth.

  • Displays professionalism in the work environment in all areas including communication with both internal and external customers.

  • Maintain confidentiality of all client demographics, medical and financial information at all times. Maintain confidentiality of all company and client information. Ensure proper handling and disposal of confidential documents and adheres to all HIPAA rules and regulations.

  • Adheres to all policies and procedures including regulatory requirements with regard to infection control, practicing standard precautions, sanitation, and safety and disaster preparedness.

Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Master’s Degree in Social Work from an accredited school of social work

  • Current WA Registered Counselor or Social Worker Licensure

  • Current CPR certification

  • Valid Washington State driver’s license and have access to daily use of an insured reliable vehicle or an alternate ability to travel to sites

  • 1 year experience in a healthcare setting

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Prior experience in home health setting

  • 2 years experience in a healthcare setting

About the ministry you will serve.

Providence Hospice and Home Care provides quality, timely, comprehensive medical care in the homes of patients in Snohomish County in Washington State, including Camano Island. Our Mission is to improve the quality of life of our community by providing professional, compassionate, quality care, in appropriate settings, enabling individuals and families to manage health care problems and life-threatening illnesses. The wide-ranging care we provide includes the service of physicians, registered nurses, CWCN registered nurse wound care specialists, medical social workers, rehabilitation therapists, home health aides, chaplains and volunteers.

Our best-in-class benefits are uniquely designed to support you and your family in staying well, growing professionally and achieving financial security. We take care of you, so you can focus on delivering our Mission of caring for everyone, especially the most vulnerable in our communities.

About Providence

At Providence, our strength lies in Our Promise of “Know me, care for me, ease my way.” Working at our family of organizations means that regardless of your role, we’ll walk alongside you in your career, supporting you so you can support others. We provide best-in-class benefits and we foster an inclusive workplace where diversity is valued, and everyone is essential, heard and respected. Together, our 120,000 caregivers (all employees) serve in over 50 hospitals, over 1,000 clinics and a full range of health and social services across Alaska, California, Montana, New Mexico, Oregon, Texas and Washington. As a comprehensive health care organization, we are serving more people, advancing best practices and continuing our more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable.

Requsition ID: P364906
Company: Providence Jobs
Job Category: Social Services
Job Function: Clinical Care
Schedule: Full time
Shift: Day
Career Track: Clinical Professional
Address: WA Everett 2731 Wetmore Ave

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.