Licensed Clinical Social Worker

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Licensed Clinical Social Worker

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Licensed Clinical Social Worker

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A Norwood Partner in the Seattle area is seeking a permanent Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) for their facility 

 (1.0 FTE/Day Shift) to work in Seattle, WA.

$5,000 hiring bonus for eligible external hires that meet required qualifications and conditions for payment.

***In addition to our outstanding benefits for this role, Relocation Assistance is available!
SCHEDULE: Monday-Friday; 8a-4:30p PST. 8 hour shifts. It will be MANDATORY to work 2 weekend days (either a Saturday or Sunday) per month. 
 

JOB DUTIES

 

  • Works collaboratively with patients nurses, case managers, physicians, other practitioners, caregivers and community resources and agencies.
  • The social worker and healthcare team are jointly accountable for measurable outcomes that are cost effective and reflect patient preferences and values.
  • Contributes to the development of a goal-directed, age-appropriate plan of care through an interdisciplinary team process that is prioritized and based on medical diagnosis, patient needs, and expected patient outcomes.
  • Interacts with patients and physicians to explore the most appropriate setting to meet patient needs.
  • Participates in the development, implementation, evaluation, and ongoing revision of initiatives to improve quality, continuity, and cost-effectiveness.
  • Communicates timely, relevant and accurate information to all parties involved with a patient’s care
  • Communicates patient needs related to advancing the medical treatment plan and/or discharge plan to appropriate professionals and follows up
  • Communicates with patients and families to ensure understanding of third-party payer guidelines and to arrange referrals
  • Facilitates the progression of care by advancing the care plan to achieve desired outcomes.
  • Develops discharge plan through collaboration with the interdisciplinary team
  • Ensures that all activities to facilitate and coordinate the plan are being implemented     and that the plan is continuously modified based on the patient’s changing needs.
  • Assesses for financial barriers to advancing the treatment plan and discharge plan, provides information about resources, and advocates for patient/family in accessing financial assistance programs.
  • Integrates the work of the healthcare team by coordinating resources and services necessary to accomplish agreed-upon goals.
  • Procures services and resources for identified patients and families, serving as an advocate to promote achievement of agreed upon goals.
  • Advocates on behalf of patients and caregivers for service access or creation, and for the protection of the patient’s health, safety and rights.
  • Accepts responsibility and accountability for achievement of optimal outcomes within their scope of practice.

EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS

  • Master's Degree in Social Work from an accredited school.
  • Licensed Social Work Associate – Independent Clinical (LSWAIC) or Washington Advanced Social Worker License or Washington Advanced Social Worker Associate License or Washington Clinical Independent Social Worker Associate License
  • Chapter 18.225 RCW is preferred and may be substituted.
  • One (1) year experience in the areas of acute medical or mental healthcare in an inpatient or outpatient setting.
  • ACM/CCM Preferred



 

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