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Social Work Case Manager - Care Coordination

Company: Pacific Medical Centers
Location: Edmonds
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Swedish Medical Center is looking for a Social Work Case Manager (0.8 FTE, Day Shift) to work in Care Coordination at Swedish Edmonds located in Edmonds, WA.

The Social Work Case Manager provides clinical case management functions via a collaborative process that transitions patients to optimal clinical outcomes while assuring safe, cost-effective care.

In this position you will:

  • Conduct psychosocial need assessments for patients and families during hospital stay, identifying risk factors and strengths of patient/family support system
  • Provide supportive counseling and crisis intervention, evaluate patient needs for psychiatric referral and provide drug abuse assessments
  • Facilitate resolution of all legal issues including: protection; adoptions; administrative, police and CPS holds; power of attorney; guardianship etc
  • Educate patient and family of transition plans upon admission and provides updates and/or changes throughout the hospital stay
  • Contact and arrange placements to skilled nursing facilities, rehab, long-term care, specialty care, home health, etc. to assure post hospital care
  • Work with Patient Access Liaisons to facilitate screening for financial needs

Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Master's Degree in Social Work
  • Licensed Social Work Associate - Independent Clinical (LSWAIC)

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Licensure as an Independent Clinical Social Worker (LICSW) with the Washington State Department of Health under Chapter 18.225 RCW is preferred and may be substituted
  • ACM/CCM certification
  • One (1) year directly related work experience social services in a heath care setting
  • Experience in crisis intervention

About the Edmonds Campus.

Swedish Edmonds has been providing sound and thoughtful care for patients in the Greater Seattle area since 1964. We pride ourselves in employing only the most qualified and caring professionals. We are not simply a hospital or a workplace. We are a family. We are a community. Our mission is to improve the health and well-being of the community through local, high-quality and compassionate health care services. Swedish Edmonds is an innovative, regional health-care delivery network that provides more local services, while giving residents greater access to the latest medical treatments and the comprehensive services of the Swedish system.

The Swedish/Edmonds campus includes:

217 licensed beds.

450 of the most qualified physicians and specialists on medical staff.

1,400 staff including clinical and non-clinical personnel.

Full scope of medical and surgical services, including Level IV Trauma emergency medicine, diagnostic, treatment and support services.

Keywords: Pacific Medical Centers, Edmonds , Social Work Case Manager - Care Coordination, Other , Edmonds, Washington

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