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Providence Medical Social Worker - 0.875 FTE, Day Shift in Spokane, Washington

Description:

Providence is calling a Medical Social Worker with Psychiatric experience ( Social Work Services , Days, 0.875 FTE) Providence Holy Family Hospital in Spokane, 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.

Applicants that meet qualifications will receive an email with some additional questions from our Modern Hire system.

In this position you will:

  • Consistently document psychosocial assessments and intervention.

  • Appropriate referrals are consistently acknowledged within 24 hours of receipt.

  • Ensure that inappropriate referrals are re-channeled, as necessary.

  • Consistently complete reports and statistics on time.

  • Regularly attend and participate in interdisciplinary patient care conferences.

  • Demonstrate ability, in interviewing patients and family members, to obtain information about home environment, family relationships, and health history along with patient’s personality traits.

  • Regularly help patients and their families understand, accept and follow medical recommendations and provides service planned to restore patients to optimum social health adjustment within their capacity.

  • Interpret a patient’s psychosocial situation to physicians and other staff, and jointly plans with them so that patients receive the highest level of care.

  • Perform discharge planning.

  • Perform as part of the social worker/case manager team, contributing expertise from the medical social work perspective and collaborating towards quality patient care.

  • Participate in outcome measurement activities.

  • Consistently prepars a complete written evaluation for the patient’s chart after the initial interview; uses objective data with clear and concise language.

  • Consistently establish and maintain a therapeutic relationship with the patient/client.

  • Demonstrate an ability to perform in an accurate and precise manner in crisis and emergency situations when time is critical.

  • Demonstrate the ability to interpret problems of social situations as they relate to medical condition and/or hospitalization.

  • Demonstrate supportive behaviors necessary for age-specific care.

  • Maintain adequate knowledge of job.

  • Use appropriate judgment and decision making.

  • Demonstrate initiative.

Qualifications:

Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Social Work, or related social sciences field, from an accredited college or university.

  • Currently licensed or registered in the state of Washington

  • One (1) year experience in the health care field.

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Master's Degree

About the hospital you will serve.

Providence Holy Family Hospital is a progressive, full service hospital in Spokane, Washington, offering a full range of medical and surgical services as well as specialty support and outpatient services. The hospital primarily serves north Spokane County—the fastest growing area in our region. We are currently licensed for more than 270 beds. As a not-for-profit Catholic hospital, every dollar we earn goes back to the community we serve. Providence Holy Family Hospital received several Five Star safety and excellence awards last year, including Patient Safety, Pulmonary, Respiratory and Critical Care.

For information on our comprehensive range of benefits, visit:

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

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: Part-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Social Work

Location: Washington-Spokane

Req ID: 279133

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