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Social Worker, MSW

Job Description:
Job Type: Full-time Scheduled Hours per 2 Week Pay Period: 80 Daily Schedule: 8:00 am - 6:30 pm Weekend Required: Every Other Location: St Elizabeth Hospital CHI Franciscan Health has exciting and rewarding careers with competitive salaries and benefits.
We are a family of hospitals, health care services, and medical providers delivering compassionate care to people throughout the South Puget Sound.
We are part of Catholic Health Initiatives, one of the largest not-for-profit health care systems in the country.
Our mission is to deliver high quality care that meets our patients' medical needs while providing emotional and spiritual support to patients and their families.
We believe this three-part approach -- physical, emotional, and spiritual -- is essential to healing the whole person.
Come join our team! Job
Summary:
As a member of a multi-disciplinary team, responsible for assessing and providing support and intervention for the social and emotional needs of patients and their families to promote continuity of care and services.
Work involves professional activities such as psycho-social assessment, mental health screening and referral, crisis intervention, environmental assistance, patient advocacy, after-care planning and others of similar scope and complexity, depending on the assigned work unit.
Note: If assigned to the following areas, behavioral health or emergency services, duties include mental health assessment and evaluation.
This job exists in multiple locations, assignments may include coverage at multiple locations and settings, and while there may be minor differences in job content, they are not significant for classification purposes.
Overall, the nature of the work and job requirements are consistent between locations.
Education/Work
Experience:
Master's Degree in a behavioral health field (e.
g.
sociology, psychology, counseling, etc.
) required; MSW is preferred.
MSW required for the following departments: Nephrology Rehab Oncology Mother/Baby Two years recent related work experience in a healthcare setting preferred.
Depending on the assigned work unit/service line, work experience in a specialized field may be required (i.
e.
Nephrology).
Licensure/Certification: Current Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC), or Current Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker (LICSW), or Current Licensed Advanced Social Worker (LASW), or Current Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT), or Eligible for Agency Affiliated Counselor; and the state must receive the application within seven (7) days of employment; and the credential must be obtained within 60 days of hire.


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