Swedish Health Services is looking for a Social Work Case
Manager (0.0 FTE, Days) to work in Care Coordination at Swedish
Edmonds in Edmonds, WA.
Provides clinical case management functions via a collaborative
process that transitions patients to optimal clinical outcomes
while assuring safe, cost-effective care. Demonstrates a daily
commitment to the department's value of teamwork.
In this position you will:
- Conducts psychosocial need assessments for patients and
families during hospital stay, identifying risk factors and
strengths of patient/family support system
- Creates and implements transition plans for all patients.
Educates patient and family of transition plans upon admission and
provides updates and/or changes throughout the hospital stay.
Assists patients and families in accessing community resources
- Works with Patient Access Liaisons to facilitate screening for
financial needs. Collaborates with the health care team to identify
issues or problems with finances. Helps facilitate applications for
benefits as needed. Collaborates with the health care team to
communicate and co-ordinate with insurance companies to arrange
appropriate post-hospital care and services
- Participates in case management and unit healthcare teams.
Collaborates with RN Case Manager, physicians and other team
members. Identifies the "Captain of the Ship" in complex cases with
- Assures patients, families and staff support the cultural
aspects in the delivery of health care. Assures availability of
interpreter services as appropriate to patient/family needs.
Required qualifications for this position include:
- Master's degree in Social Work
- Licensed Social Work Associate - Independent Clinical
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
- 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 (formerly Stevens Hospital) has been providing
sound and thoughtful care for patients in the greater Seattle area
for more than 45 years. 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.
On Sept. 1, 2010, Stevens joined the Swedish family and became
Swedish/Edmonds to create 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
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