SENIOR SOCIAL WORKER, UWMC NORTHWEST CAMPUS (PER DIEM)

University of Washington   Seattle, WA   Full-time     Social Service
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Posted on June 26, 2020
Req #: 179371
Department: UWMC - NW - SOCIAL WORK & CARE MANAGEMENT
Job Location: UW Medical Center - Northwest
Posting Date: 07/08/2020 
Closing Info: Open Until Filled 
Salary: $31.33 - $45.55 Per Hour 
Union Position: Yes
Shift: First Shift 
Notes: 8 Hours per shift, per diem, variable days per week.  

UW Medicine includes Harborview Medical Center, UW Medical Center - Montlake, UW Medical Center - Northwest, Valley Medical Center, UW Neighborhood Clinics, UW Physicians, UW School of Medicine and Airlift Northwest. UW Medical Center - Northwest is a full-service, non-profit community hospital, offering comprehensive medical, surgical and therapeutic services.  With 281 beds, more than 1900 employees and a world-class medical staff, we provide innovative, technologically advanced care on a patient-friendly, easy-access campus just north of Seattle. We're proud of the acclaim we've received for our excellence in patient care and safety. Among the local, regional and national recognition we've received are: The Distinguished Hospital for Clinical Excellence Award; The Emergency Medicine Excellence Award; The Stroke Care Excellence Award; Winner of the HealthGrades Distinguished Hospital Award for Patient Safety for the last three years in a row, we’re also one of the safest places to get care – among the top 5% in the country.

ABOUT THIS POSITION:
UW Medical Center - Northwest has an outstanding opportunity for a PER DIEM SENIOR SOCIAL WORKER to join our Care Coordination Department. This position will work day shift, 8 hours per shift, with variable days each week.

The Senior Social Worker serves as a member of an integrated, multidisciplinary team that is focused on the assessment, support and post-acute disposition of patients and their families.  This position will seek opportunities to create improvements in resource utilization, length of stay and appropriate discharge planning criteria.  These duties will be performed in accordance with, and in adherence to, the mission, vision, and values of UW Medicine. REQUIREMENTS:
  • Masters degree in Social Work (MSW)
  • Washington State Registration as a Mental Health Professional 
  • 1 - 2 years of social work experience

    PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker (LICSW) or Licensed Advanced Social Worker (LASW) and Washington State License
  • Experience in an acute medical setting, including discharge planning and resource utilization
  • Committed to attracting and retaining a diverse staff, the University of Washington will honor your experiences, perspectives and unique identity. Together, our community strives to create and maintain working and learning environments that are inclusive, equitable and welcoming.

    The University of Washington is a leader in environmental stewardship & sustainability, and committed to becoming climate neutral.

    The University of Washington is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact the Disability Services Office at 206-543-6450 / 206-543-6452 (tty) or dso@uw.edu.