Providence Health & Services Social Worker MSW - Home Health King County in Tukwila, Washington
Providence is calling a Social Worker (MSW) (Home Health King County, Day Shift, 1.0 FTE) to Providence SCS Home Health King County , Washington. We are a community of caregivers delivering every day on our Mission to provide compassionate care that is accessible for all - especially those who are poor and vulnerable.
In this position you will:
Completes comprehensive social work assessment and periodic reassessment of client, and is necessary including mental status tool. Shares findings with other disciplines and referral agencies as appropriate.
Refers client and their families/friends to appropriate community agencies and resources. Serves as a liaison and advocate with such organizations to assure client receive full range of services to which they are entitled.
Participates in the multidisciplinary team planning conferences to develop an integrated, individualized plan of care. Brings client input into the care planning process.
Involves client, family, and other caregivers in developing an individualized plan of activities, long-term goals, and short-term objectives.
Implements MSW interventions based on plan of care to achieve optimal coping and planning, continuity of care and client choice. Evaluates and documents client response to interventions, revising care plan appropriately. Participates in discharge planning as appropriate.
In support of the primary physician, assists in discussions related to Advanced Directives and assuring that client wishes are respected.
Handles unexpected events and possible crisis intervention flexibly and creatively.
Coordinates needs during transition periods with client, family and facility/agency staff. Assist in placement of client in long term care facilities.
Maintains close working relationships with supervisors, physician and clinical staff.
Required qualifications for this position include:
Master's Degree in social work from an accredited school of social work.
1 year experience in a Health care setting.
Current Social Worker Certification or Licensure through Washington State Department of Health.
A valid Washington State driver’s license.
Current Healthcare Provider CPR Certification.
Access to daily use of an insured reliable vehicle or an alternate ability to travel to sites as required.
Preferred qualifications for this position include:
2 years prior experience in a Home Health care setting.
Prior experience in Medicare Certified Home Care Agency.
Certified Case Manager (CCM).
About the ministry you will serve.
Providence Home Services is a not-for-profit, home health ministry serving patients in their places of residence throughout King County in Washington state. We provide skilled nursing and therapy for patients who are recovering from or living with an acute or chronic illness. Our skilled and compassionate team includes nurses, medical social workers, home health aides, chaplains, occupational/physical/speech therapists, medical directors, and volunteers.
We offer comprehensive, best-in-class benefits to our caregivers. For more information, visit
As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.
Providence is a comprehensive not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services continuing a more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.
Job Category: Social Work
Req ID: 311492