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Providence Health & Services Social Worker *Up to $5,000 Hiring Bonus* in Spokane, Washington


$5,000 Hiring Bonus for eligible external candidates who meet all conditions for payment ($2,500 upon hire, $2,500 12 months after hire) - this is in addition to the fantastic benefits and compensation package offered by Providence that begin on your first day of employment. This is applicable to new, external hires to Providence.

Providence is calling a Social Worker (Social Services, Day Shift, 0.6 FTE) to Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center

& Children's Hospital 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.

Apply Today! Applicants that meet qualifications will receive a text with some additional questions from our Modern Hire


In this position you will:

• Customer Service: Maintains and promotes positive, open and honest interpersonal relationships with customers (physicians, employees, visitors, patients, and other PSHMC publics). Provides high quality service to all customers; focuses on understanding customers’ needs and follows through. Demonstrates respect for the capabilities, different cultures and or personalities of co-workers and Medical Center publics within the mission/values of PSHMC.

• Communication: Promotes and demonstrates effective, open and honest written and verbal communication skills.

• Self Management: Demonstrates 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: Demonstrates good stewardship of resources by treating property of customers, Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center and co-workers with care and respect.

• Teamwork: Works cooperatively and collaboratively with all levels of staff and other disciplines for problem solving without blaming.

• Flexibility: Demonstrates flexibility by readily adapting to different situations to complete work.

• Practices Leadership functions in Social Work Services, with social worker group and on units:

• Seeks to continually meet or exceed social work standards of professional work by facilitating the meeting of quality care outcomes.

• Participates in Social Work Services shared leadership approach to management.

• Stays updated on community and regional resource availability, as well as, age, financial and diagnosis related criteria necessary to access these resources.

• Leads or participates on identified committees/task forces within Social Work Services groups related to social work, standards, education, operational methods, and quality improvement.

• Leads or participates in performance/quality improvement efforts at multiple levels including self improvement, Social Work improvement, services line/unit improvement, and interdepartmental improvement efforts. Contributes consistently to PI/QI work and outcomes.

• Contributes unique social worker perspective in service lines as they are developed.

• Effectively functions as a liaison between patients/families, staff and physicians with special attention given to strengths and barriers of personal and social systems that may impact communication.

• Maintains record keeping activity to provide information on departmental productivity.

• Meets department deadlines on record keeping activity.

• Participates professionally in assessing quality of care provided to patients/families.

• Actively participates in a problem-solving process based on comprehensive analysis of situation and demonstrates the use of logical, reasoned, factual and systematic approach.

• Participates in cross-training and recognizes its necessity to the functioning and work of the department.

• Social Work Process: Implements the social work process as an essential means of meeting patient/family needs which are determined through holistic assessment of life systems:

• Assessment: Assesses and legibly documents and/or dictates psychosocial history, resources, problems areas and care plans as contributing member of treatment team.

• Planning: Utilizes social work assessment to formulate appropriate/holistic ongoing care plan and discharge plan consistent with patient/family, their community needs, and the interdisciplinary process.

• Intervention / Implementation: Intervenes based on assessed needs, referrals from interdisciplinary team, legal requirements and interdisciplinary plan of care. Implements and coordinates resources including community resources as needed.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Master's degree in Social Work, required within 2 months in position.

  • Acceptable references from previous employers.

  • 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 -OR-

  • 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.

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • 2 years hospital experience

About the hospital you will serve.

Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center & Children’s Hospital 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.

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: Part-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Social Work

Location: Washington-Spokane

Req ID: 326612