Social Worker - Federal Way Clinic

Virginia Mason Medical Center
Job Description
Job Number: 172372Department: Social Services
Hours: 8:30am-5pm
The Social Worker provides social work interventions for Medical Center patient and family needs. Some responsibilities include but are not limited to: coordinates discharge plans and/or care plans for in/outpatients, including developing plans for ongoing treatment through services and agencies;
performs a psycho/social assessment for continuity of care planning for in/outpatients; provides short-term adjustment counseling to assist with emotional, social, and economic stresses of illness and disability.


Qualifications:
  • Master's of Social Work from an accredited college or university
  • Qualified to receive Registration as an Agency Affiliated Counselor by the State of Washington Department of Health required
  • Strong interpersonal skills; a working knowledge of individual and family dynamics; strong organizational skills, an understanding of systems and how to work within systems; an understanding of the impact and implications of disease and the course of disease; excellent communication skills; the ability to perform psycho/social assessments; and a working knowledge of community resources.
Preferred: Licensed Advanced Social Work (LASW) or Licensed Independent Clinical Social Work (LICSW)
 
Virginia Mason offers much more than competitive compensation and benefits. With continuing education opportunities and the added potential of relocation assistance, you will find our commitment to your well-being is both rewarding and refreshing. 
 
There is also the lifestyle benefit that comes with finding yourself in the heart of the Pacific Northwest. Surrounded by the vibrancy and sophistication of one of the country's most livable cities, finding the perfect urban or outdoor pursuit will instinctively and pleasurably become second nature.
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