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Providence Health & Services Social Worker Behavioral Health in Everett, Washington


Providence is calling a Licensed Social Worker Behavioral Health (0.0 FTE, Days) to work in Inpat Behavioral Health at Providence Regional Medical Center Everett in Everett, WA

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The Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) independently provides comprehensive biopsychosocial/spiritual assessment, diagnosis and/or treatment/interventions/advocacy of patients and their support systems. The LCSW incorporates concepts and theories associated with life span development, neurobiology, and behavioral change. The LCSW will collaborate with patient and support system to develop and implement trauma informed evidence based person-centered care plans across the care continuum in collaboration with the Inter-Disciplinary Team (IDT). The LCSW shall perform duties in a manner that respects patient self-determination that reduces health disparities/barriers to care, and adheres to the NASW code of ethics, Standards of Practice (SOP), and mission.

In this position you will:

  • Assessment: Independently provides strength based comprehensive biopsychosocial, emotional, spiritual, and cultural assessments. Assess for and recognize social determinants for wellness and recovery. Conducts ongoing assessment of patients appropriate to age and cultural background in accordance with patient directed goals. May include advance care and end of life discussion as appropriate to setting.

  • Intervention: In the context of a clinical relationship, provides social work interventions with a Trauma Informed Care basis 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. Formulates, implements, and monitors a social work plan of care that supports and identifies therapeutic solutions or adjustments to medical, social, emotional and financial problems which may impact health or well-being. Care plans are patient-centered, strength-based, and culturally-relevant. Utilizes counseling, motivational interviewing, crisis intervention, education, case management, etc. as appropriate and required to the clinical setting.

  • Diagnosis: 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.

  • Treatment: Incorporate Trauma Informed Care evidence based theories and methods, provide specialized clinical treatment services as appropriate and required to the clinical setting. Utilizes 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.

  • Case Management: Provides effective case management including triaging patient needs, adapting approaches to meet additional needs, and collaborating with internal and external resources as appropriate.

  • Coordination of Care: Creates strength-based, collaborative care planning with the patient and their family/support systems. Uses Trauma Informed Care theories to develop and maintain effective working relationships with various departments, community health, social service agencies, payors and other partners. Advocates for support appropriate to the age, biopsychosocial needs, cultural, spiritual, and health literacy of the patient. Identifies barriers to continuing care and planning of next level of care. Functions within the existing care team model. Collaborates with the inter/multi-disciplinary team facilitating care conferences for complex patient care coordination.

  • Documentation: Maintains timely, written documentation as well as verbal hand-offs within professional standards and in accordance with department policies and procedures. Submits relevant ICD/CPT and DSM codes for reimbursement as appropriate and required to the clinical setting.

  • Advocacy: Acts as an advocate for the needs and interests of the patient and their family/support system by supporting self-determination and autonomy. Advocates for navigation of complex healthcare systems, various payers, community services, education, system changes, etc. Adheres to mandatory reporting of abuse, neglect, and/or exploitation.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Master's Degree in Social Work or related field of study.

  • 5 years of relevant Social Work experience. May include post MSW LICSWA experience.

  • Social Worker Associate Independent Clinical License, or Licensed Clinical Social Worker, or Licensed Clinical Social Worker, or Licensed Mental Health Counselor, or Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker.

  • Current Basic Life Support (BLS) card must be from the following authorized governing bodies: American Heart Association (AHA) - (BLS Provider), American Red Cross (ARC) - (BLS for Health Care Provider), or Military Training Network (MTN) – (BLS Provider) upon hire.

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • 1 year of experience as a Social Worker in a Behavioral Health setting. Experience with both involuntary and voluntary psychiatric hospitalization.

  • Chemical dependency counselor/ alcohol and drug abuse counselor experience

About the hospital 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 Epic EMR 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 comprehensive, best-in-class benefits to our caregivers. For more information, visit

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 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.

Schedule: On Call

Shift: Day

Job Category: Behavioral Health

Location: Washington-Everett

Req ID: 317644