Swedish is looking for a Social Work Case Manager (0.9 FTE,
Variable) to work in Outpatient Psych at Swedish Edmonds in
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
- 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
Required qualifications for this position include:
- Master's degree in Social Work
- Licensed Social Work Associate - Independent Clinical
- ACM/CCM certification
Preferred qualification for this position include:
- 1 year of directly related work experience social services in a
heath care setting
- Experience in crisis intervention
- Licensure as an Independent Clinical Social Worker (LICSW) with
the Washington State Department of Health under Chapter 18.225
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
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