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Social Worker - Multiple Sclerosis Center

Providence Health & Services

Seattle, WA 98194
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**Swedish Medical Center is looking for a Social Worker (0.0 FTE, Days) to work in Multiple Sclerosis Center at Swedish Medical Group in Seattle, WA.**
_Participates in the inpatient or outpatient activities. Engages in independent decision-making about psychosocial needs, provides psychosocial services to individuals and their families, and provides formal and informal meetings regarding patient and family communication and decision making. Provides direct patient care as well as consultative services to assure the delivery of state-of- the-art care._
**In this position you will:**
+ Social Worker is guided by the NASW Code of Ethics and the Swedish Mission and Vision in daily practice.
+ Deliver upon the service expectations of both our patients and fellow staff members by listening to their needs; engaging in positive interactions; and following through on promises made in a thoughtful, efficient, timely and courteous manner so that their total outcome is better than expected.
+ Respect the dignity, confidentiality and privacy of patients.
+ Work in a safe manner, adhering to general safety precautions and standards. Report any unsafe conditions to their supervisor and/or the safety hotline.
+ Asses psychosocial needs for specific patient populations using advanced practice care and hospice knowledge and skills:
+ Obtain psychosocial history.
+ Identify patient short and long term goals.
+ Identify available family and social support.
+ Identify discharge options related to patient diagnosis, prognosis and identified care giving needs.
**Required** **qualifications for this position include:**
+ Master's Degree in Social Work
+ Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker (LICSW)
+ Advanced training, geriatric or medical social work
+ 3 years Inpatient, outpatient, or home-based social work experience
**About the First Hill Campus:**
The 697-bed tertiary-care center on the Swedish/First Hill campus is the flagship of the Swedish health-care system. Swedish/First Hill has one of the most active and advanced birthing programs in Washington state and houses a Level III neonatal intensive-care unit. More surgeries are performed each year at Swedish/First Hill than at any other facility in the region; volumes include more total joint replacements than any other medical center in the state.
**We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits see our website for details**
**Our Mission**
Our nonprofit Mission is to improve the health and wellbeing of each person we serve. Our Vision is to demonstrate the highest-quality, best-value healthcare to all we serve.
**About Us**
Swedish is the largest nonprofit health care provider in the greater Seattle area. It is comprised of five hospital campuses (First Hill, Cherry Hill, Ballard, Edmonds and Issaquah); ambulatory care centers in Redmond and Mill Creek; and Swedish Medical Group a network of more than 118 primary care and specialty locations throughout the Puget Sound. Swedish employs more than 13,300 employees and 3,100 physicians and allied health professionals. Whether through physician clinics, education, research and innovation or other outreach, were committed to caring for the people in our region and beyond. Swedish is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Swedish does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, protected veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.
**Schedule:** On Call
**Shift:** Day
**Job Category:** Social Work
**Location:** Washington-Seattle
**Work Locations:** Cherry Hill Jefferson Tower (WA185) 1600 E Jefferson Seattle, 98122
**Req ID:** 264103
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