Providence Health & Services On-Call Social Worker in Colville, Washington
Providence is calling a Social Worker ( Social Work Srvs , Day Shift, 0.0 FTE) to Providence Mount Carmel Hospital in Colville, 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.
This is an on-call position to cover with ill caregivers or PTO/vacation. At this time, shift coverage expectancy is about 1 shift per month, possibly every-other month.
Why work in Stevens County?
Providence Mount Carmel Hospital and Providence St. Joseph’s Hospitals were recognized for top quartile performance by the WA State Hospital Association for efforts focused on the reduction of patient harm in 10 key areas
St. Joseph’s Hospital is “A home-town hospital” that offers a number of major hospital services including but not limited to: physical therapy, ambulatory surgery, and labor and delivery.
Rural area with easy access to lakes, rivers, skiing/snowboarding, and local seasonal town events!
In this position you will:
Assess patients for care management services after a referral has been made based on the Admission screening and referrals for potential patient issues:
Ability to perform psychological, social, environmental, spiritual, financial, and functional assessments
Ability to work independently in an unstructured environment
Skill in prioritizing, time management and organization
Appropriately identify actual and potential care issues within scope of practice:
Critical thinking, analysis, and problem solving skills
Ability to follow through on responsibilities and commitments
Develop and manage a coordinated plan of care to meet care managed patient and/or family needs within scope of practice. Recognize circumstances requiring nursing intervention:
Creative thinking and vision regarding possibilities for care options based on patient preferences.
Identify and acts upon barriers to wellness
Determine patient resources, availability of financial means/insurance benefits
Ensure that patients are placed on appropriate clinical pathway and protocols, individualizes patient care needs through consultation with the multidisciplinary team:
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Knowledge of clinical pathways and other protocols and guidelines
Monitor the patient/family progress towards achieving optimal functional status:
Clinical expertise including psychosocial assessments, and co-morbid conditions
Organize and link appropriate services within the hospital and community to deliver coordinated care to patient and family; including palliative support care services within the facility and communities. Facilitate coordination of relations between patient/family and these services. Evaluate post-acute care environment for accessibility and adaptive needs:
Ability to identify support needs of the patient/family representatives and refer to other consultants
Skills in helping patient/families deal with end-of-life decisions and major life changes
Ability to provide emotional support
Plan, lead, participate in and follow through with multidisciplinary team meetings as needed for improving coordination of care services. Assess the teaching needs of the patient and family members based on patient goals and objectives. Assess effectiveness of the Palliative/Supportive Care program; Review Palliative care screening tool results, palliative/supportive care assessments and consultations results. Share findings with appropriate interdisciplinary team members and recommends alternative interventions:
Ability to analyze
Knowledge of TQM process
Mathematics and basic statistics expertise
Required qualifications for this:
- Bachelor's Degree in Social work Or applicable job experience
Preferred qualifications for this position include:
- Master’s degree in Social Work (MSW) or equivalent education/experience
About the hospital you will serve.
Mount Carmel Hospital is a Critical Access hospital in Colville, WA serving a three county area in Northeast Washington. We are a progressive, full service hospital offering advanced medical and surgical care as well as specialty support and outpatient services.
For information on our comprehensive range of benefits, 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 Health & Services is a not-for-profit Catholic network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services guided by a Mission of caring the Sisters of Providence began over 160 years ago. 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.
Schedule: On Call
Job Category: Social Work
Req ID: 261641