Providence Health & Services Social Worker in Spokane, Washington
Providence is calling a Social Worker ( Social Services , Days, 0.8 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.
This position will be working 3 days per week at Sacred Heart Medical Center and 1 day per week working at Holy Family Hospital. It will be supporting patients with longer lengths of stays.
In this position you will:
Maintain and promote 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.
Promote and demonstrate effective, open and honest written and verbal communication skills.
Demonstrate self-management behaviors which reflect a positive image of PSHMC, following established policies and procedures and promote an efficient, cost effective work environment.
Demonstrate good stewardship of resources by treating property of customers, Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center and co-workers with care and respect.
Work cooperatively and collaboratively with all levels of staff and other disciplines for problem solving without blaming.
Demonstrate flexibility by readily adapting to different situations to complete work
Practice Leadership functions in Social Work Services, with social worker group and on units
Implement the social work process as an essential means of meeting patient/family needs which are determined through holistic assessment of life systems
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 qualification 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.
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.
Job Category: Social Work
Req ID: 265398