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Social Work Case Manager

Company: Swedish Health Services
Location: Edmonds
Posted on: June 7, 2021

Job Description:

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 multiple doctors.
  • 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 (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
  • 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 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: Swedish Health Services, Edmonds , Social Work Case Manager, Other , Edmonds, Washington

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