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Providence Social Worker MSW - Hospice Snohomish *$5,000 Sign-On Bonus* in Everett, Washington


Providence is calling a Social Worker MSW (1.0 FTE, Day Shift) to work in the Hospice Snohomish at Senior & Community Services Hospice in Everett, WA

This position is responsible for providing services to hospice clients, families, and caregivers, addressing a wide range of psychosocial issues related to end-of-life needs including: adjustment to illness/prognosis, care system issues, community resource issues, insurance/financial issues, legal/ethical issues, and end-of-life planning. The MSW develops and implements a plan of care in collaboration with the Hospice Interdisciplinary Team.

In this position you will:

  • Provides medical social work service to patients and families including assessment, counseling, community resource referral, advocacy, crisis intervention, and discharge planning utilizing current practice knowledge and skill.

  • Consults and educates staff, volunteers, and community of the social and emotional factors related to the End of Life Care.

  • Provides social work in accordance with the NASW Code of Ethics and Providence Hospice & Home Care of Snohomish County’s philosophy, policies and procedures.

  • All required documentation will be complete, accurate and timely.

  • Promotes and practices patient/family, personal and environmental safety while performing job duties according to agency policies and procedures.

  • Participates in relevant educational activities to provide competent care to patients/caregivers, to improve the social work skills, and to seek personal and professional growth.

  • Displays professionalism in the work environment in all areas including communication with both internal and external customers.

  • Is knowledgeable with Hospice philosophy, social work assessments and interventions (spiritual) related to coping, palliative care, grief and quality of life issues for patient/families receiving Hospice care.

  • Complies with all applicable Federal, State, and local laws, regulations, and CHAP requirements as well as facility specific policies and procedures.

  • Maintain confidentiality of all patient demographics, medical and financial information at all times. Maintain confidentiality of all company and client information. Ensure proper handling and disposal of confidential documents and adheres to all HIPAA rules and regulations.

  • Adheres to all policies and procedures including regulatory requirements with regard to infection control, practicing universal precautions, sanitation, and safety and disaster preparedness.

Required qualifications for this position includes:

  • Master's Degree In Social Work from an accredited School of Social Work.

  • 1 year Health care setting.

  • Current WA Registered Counselor/Social Worker Licensure.

  • Current Healthcare Provider CPR certification.

  • Valid Washington State driver’s license and have access to daily use of an insured reliable vehicle or an alternate ability to travel to sites as required.

  • Proof of current Auto Insurance.

Preferred qualification for this position includes:

  • 2 years Health care setting.

  • Hospice care setting.

About the ministry you will serve.

Providence Hospice and Home Care provides quality, timely, comprehensive medical care in the homes of patients in Snohomish County in Washington State, including Camano Island. Our Mission is to improve the quality of life of our community by providing professional, compassionate, quality care, in appropriate settings, enabling individuals and families to manage health care problems and life-threatening illnesses. The wide-ranging care we provide includes the service of physicians, registered nurses, CWCN registered nurse wound care specialists, medical social workers, rehabilitation therapists, home health aides, chaplains and volunteers.

Our Inpatient Hospice Care Center provides a unique alternative to traditional home-based care for hospice patients who need symptom management which cannot be provided in the home. Located at Providence Regional Medical Center Everett, the center serves patients in the hospital and offers the community a complete continuum of hospice care.

About Providence

At Providence, our strength lies in Our Promise of “Know me, care for me, ease my way.” Working at our family of organizations means that regardless of your role, we’ll walk alongside you in your career, supporting you so you can support others. We provide best-in-class benefits and we foster an inclusive workplace where diversity is valued, and everyone is essential, heard and respected. Together, our 120,000 caregivers (all employees) serve in over 50 hospitals, over 1,000 clinics and a full range of health and social services across Alaska, California, Montana, New Mexico, Oregon, Texas and Washington. As a comprehensive health care organization, we are serving more people, advancing best practices and continuing our more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable.

Requsition ID: P363335
Company: Providence Jobs
Job Category: Social Services
Job Function: Clinical Care
Schedule: Full time
Shift: Day
Career Track: Clinical Professional
Department: 3305 HOSPICE WA EVERETT
Address: WA Everett 2731 Wetmore Ave

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.