Providence Pediatric Oncology Family Advocate - Social Worker in Spokane, Washington
Providence is calling a Social Worker Pediatric Oncology Family Advocate ( Social Services , Days, 0.6 FTE) to Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center in Spokane, 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.
In this position you will:
Customer Service: Maintain and promote positive, open and honest interpersonal relationships with customers (physicians, employees, visitors, patients, and other PSHMC publics). Provide high quality service to all customers; focuses on understanding customers’ needs and follows through. Demonstrate respect for the capabilities, different cultures and or personalities of co-workers and Medical Center publics within the mission/values of PSHMC.
Communication: Promote and demonstrate effective, open and honest written and verbal communication skills.
Self Management: Demonstrate self-management behaviors, which reflect a positive image of PSHMC, following established policies and procedures and promote an efficient, cost effective work environment.
Ownership /Stewardship and Accountability: Demonstrate good stewardship of resources by treating property of customers, Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center and co-workers with care and respect.
Teamwork: Work cooperatively and collaboratively with all levels of staff and other disciplines for problem solving without blaming.
Flexibility: Demonstrate flexibility by readily adapting to different situations to complete work.
Demonstratesan awareness of Patient/Family needs in the organization and works with manager and organizational systems to develop.
Required qualifications for this position include:
Master’s Degree in Social Work (MSW) (Consideration would be given to an MSW who is the parent of a child with cancer who has been off treatment for a minimum of 2 years and is not in active follow-up.)
Current BLS- Healthcare Provider (must be AHA accredited) or obtained within 90 days of hire
Applicants who apply for an Agency Affiliated Counselor credential through the Department of Health within seven days of employment can provide services within the agency for up to 60 days while the department processes their application. Applicants must stop working on the 60th day of employment if the credential has not been issued. During this time, applicants may not provide unsupervised counseling until the department of their employer has completed a criminal background check. Unsupervised means the supervisor is not physically present at the location where the counseling occurs- OR possess a valid and unencumbered Washington State License/Registration for one of the following: Licensed Advance Social Worker or Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker required.
Preferred qualifications for this position include:
Experience in dealing with families in crisis and conflict management
Experience in leading small groups
Experience with pediatrics
Experience with oncology patients
About the ministry you will serve.
Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center has a commanding presence in Spokane, Washington and is a beacon of hope and healing for patients throughout the region. We have over 600 beds and are chosen by people from across the state for the da Vinci surgical robotic for heart surgery and parents from all over the Inland Northwest who have children with life-threatening conditions know they’ll find the care and comfort they need at Sacred Heart Children’s Hospital.
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 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.
Job Category: Social Work
Req ID: 279964