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Providence Health & Services Care Management MSW in Olympia, Washington


Providence is calling a Care Management Social Worker (1.0 FTE, 40 hours per week Day Shift) to Providence St. Peter Hospital in Olympia, WA.

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We are seeking a compassionate and caring Care Management Social Worker (MSW) to coordinate the care for complex patients from pre-admission to immediate post-discharge. In a non caregiver capacity, the MSW will facilitate coordination and communication between all members of the health care team in the decision making process to minimize fragmentation of the health care delivery system.

In this position you will:

  • • • Assesses patients for care management services after a referral has been made based on the Nursing Admission screening for potential patient issues. • Appropriately identifies actual and potential care issues within scope of practice. • Develops and manages a coordinated plan of care to meet care managed patient and/or family needs within scope of practice. • Recognizes circumstances requiring nursing intervention. • Monitors the patient/family progress toward goal achievement of optimizing functional status. • Organizes and links appropriate services throughout the hospital and community to deliver coordinated care to patient and family. • Evaluates post-acute care environment for accessibility and adaptive needs. • Plans, leads, participate in or follow through with multidisciplinary team meetings as needed for care coordination. • Assesses the teaching needs of the patient and family members based on patient goals and objectives. • Provides coordination to support the patient and family near the end of life or major life changes. • Develops implements, and monitors effective discharge plan in collaboration with the patient, family, physicians, and primary caregivers. May include procuring durable medical equipment, visiting nurse services, extended care facility bed placement, support group referrals, and other services. • Assist director with Identifying a need for new resources if gaps exist in the service continuum. • Collects, analyzes, and uses care management data to continuously improve the quality of care. • Coordinate health education to patients, families, and staff within specific care managed populations. • Monitors and uses financial resources effectively. • Monitors individual cases in relation to established criteria or policy and intervenes as indicated to facilitate progression of care. • Demonstrates appropriate skills for performing this professional role. • Adheres to standards of practice within the department, recognizing learning needs to maximize level of knowledge and expertise. • Performs and documents a comprehensive psychosocial assessment sensitive to the cultural and age-appropriate needs of the patient and family. • Provides recommendations for treatment and/or referral. • Serves as a consultant to the multidisciplinary care team for psychosocial issues. • Provides short term counseling and crisis intervention for patients and families. • Provides and documents psychosocial and mental status assessments with recommendations for treatment and/or referral. • Makes recommendations to the RN care coordinators, staff nurses and other care team members, patients and families for discharge planning and referral. • Provides education and resources to the multidisciplinary care team regarding the psychosocial aspects of patient care and treatment through formal presentation and consultation as well as through informal team interaction. • Supports and contributes to the maintenance of positive interagency collaboration and networking via meetings, phone calls, correspondence and inservice presentation. • Coordinates and leads care conferences of multidisciplinary team and documents actions. • Contributes to the development and implementation of the psychosocial component of care plans and pathways for identified patients. • Actively participates as a member of the multidisciplinary care team. • Performs other duties as assigned


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Masters Degree Social Work or Related field

  • Three (3) years of Social Servces experience with a health care related organization; experience should include a minimum of 2 years in acute care/care coordination.Management and/or Discharge Planning

  • Demonstrates a positive, professional and personal image

  • Ability to work independently and teak a leadership role to accomplish objectives

About the hospital you will serve.

Providence St. Peter Hospital is a 390-bed, not-for-profit regional teaching hospital. Located in Olympia, WA, St. Peter offers comprehensive rehabilitation, medical, surgical and behavioral health services. We have been ranked as one of the top 100 hospitals and as one of 10 premier healthcare employers in the nation and have recently achieved the coveted Magnet® recognition from the American Nurses Credentialing Center®. Our hospital rests on a 173-acre campus, much of which includes natural forest and preserved wetlands that maintain a healing environment for patients and staff.

We offer comprehensive, best-in-class benefits to our caregivers. For more information, visit

Our Mission

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.

About Us

Providence is a comprehensive not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services continuing a more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable. 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: Full-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Social Work

Location: Washington-Olympia

Req ID: 298153