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Social Worker - MSW (Per Diem - Home Health & Hospice) Kitsap & Pierce

Posted on Dec 9, 2018 by Kaiser Permanente

Tacoma, WA 98408
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Kaiser Permanente is currently seeking a per diem Licensed Social Worker - MSW to join our fantastic Home Health and Hospice team based out of our Tacoma branch office!

Coverage area for this per diem position is Pierce and Kitsap Counties!

Provides a wide range of clinical social work services in a primary care or home health setting, including support and consultation to care team in managing patients. Evaluate psychosocial assets and deficits for the purpose of enabling the pt to maintain the greatest level of independence. Coordinates with others to establish a plan of care. Provides short term counseling, teaching and brokering with other resources for care giving needs.

Essential Responsibilities:

+ Provide appropriate social work interventions to all age patients and their families including but not limited to psychosocial assessment, brief individual or family, advocacy, linkage, referral, group work, case coordination, and long-term care planning and placement.

+ Consultation and coordination with multidisciplinary team of care professionals and primary care site medical/nursery staff, to include family conferences, care conferences, team meetings and etc.

+ Assesses patient and family needs for care and communicates with other health care providers appropriately. Collects data relevant to visit with ongoing assessment throughout the duration of care. Evaluate psychosocial asses and deficits for the purpose of enabling the pt to maintain the greatest level of independence.

+ Evaluates patients/family needs through timely assessment, communication and observation. Modifies plan of care through assessement based upon patient/care systems response.

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+ + PER DIEM MSW FOR HOME HEALTH AND HOSPICE BASED OUT OF TACOMA SERVING PATIENTS IN KITSAP AND PIERCE COUNTIES.

+ Basic Qualifications:

Experience

+ Minimum one (1) year of previous social work experience.

Education

+ Master's degree in social work (MSW).

License, Certification, Registration

+ Washington State Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker (LICSW)

+ Licensed Social Work Associate (LSWAA or LSWAIC) OR Licensed Advanced Social Worker (LASW)

Additional Requirements:

+ Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

+ Demonstrated success as part of a multi-disciplinary team and commitment to diversity.

Preferred Qualifications:

+ Two (2) years of post-master's experience.

+ Care coordination experience in managed care system, in-/outpatient setting, skilled nursing or long-term care facility.

+ Knowledge of social case management, conflict resolution and team building practices.

+ Familiarity with Microsoft Office.

+ Familiarity with electronic charting.

COMPANY: KAISER

TITLE: Social Worker - MSW (Per Diem - Home Health & Hospice) Kitsap & Pierce County

LOCATION: Tacoma, Washington

REQNUMBER: 728804

External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with Federal, state and local laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran, or disability status.

Reference: 598943779