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Providence Health & Services Social Worker MSW (Per Diem) - Home Health King County in Tukwila, Washington


Providence is calling a Social Worker (MSW) - Home Health King County (Per Diem, Day Shift) to Providence SCS Home Health in Tukwila, 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 client, and is necessary including mental status tool. Share findings with other disciplines and referral agencies as appropriate.

  • Refer client and their families/friends to appropriate community agencies and resources. Serve as a liaison and advocate with such organizations to assure client receive full range of services to which they are entitled.

  • Participate in the multidisciplinary team planning conferences to develop an integrated, individualized plan of care. Bring client input into the care planning process.

  • Involve client, family, and other caregivers in developing an individualized plan of activities, long-term goals, and short-term objectives.

  • Implement MSW interventions based on plan of care to achieve optimal coping and planning, continuity of care and client choice. Evaluate and document client response to interventions, revising care plan appropriately. Participate in discharge planning as appropriate.

  • In support of the primary physician, assist in discussions related to Advanced Directives and assuring that client wishes are respected.

  • Handle unexpected events and possible crisis intervention flexibly and creatively.

  • Coordinate needs during transition periods with client, family and facility/agency staff. Assist in placement of client in long term care facilities.

  • Maintain close working relationships with supervisors, physician and clinical staff.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Master's Degree in social work from an accredited school of social work.

  • Current Social Worker Certification or Licensure through Washington State Department of Health

  • A valid Washington State driver’s license

  • Current Healthcare Provider CPR Certification

  • Access to daily use of an insured reliable vehicle or an alternate ability to travel to sites as required

  • 1 year experience in a Health care setting

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • 2 years prior experience in a Home Health care setting.

  • Prior experience in Medicare Certified Home Care Agency.

  • Certified Case Manager (CCM).

About the ministry you will serve.

Providence Home Services is a not-for-profit, home health ministry serving patients in their places of residence throughout King County in Washington state. We provide skilled nursing and therapy for patients who are recovering from or living with an acute or chronic illness. Our skilled and compassionate team includes nurses, medical social workers, home health aides, chaplains, occupational/physical/speech therapists, medical directors, and volunteers.

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

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: Social Work

Location: Washington-Tukwila

Req ID: 331223