Behaviorist Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) *0.0 FTE, Days*
Company: Providence Health & Services
Posted on: June 8, 2021
Providence is calling a Licensed Social Worker Behavioral Health
(0.0 FTE, Days) to work in Inpat Behavioral Health at Providence
Regional Medical Center Everett in Everett, WA
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The Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) independently
provides comprehensive biopsychosocial/spiritual assessment,
diagnosis and/or treatment/interventions/advocacy of patients and
their support systems. The LCSW incorporates concepts and theories
associated with life span development, neurobiology, and behavioral
change. The LCSW will collaborate with patient and support system
to develop and implement trauma informed evidence based
person-centered care plans across the care continuum in
collaboration with the Inter-Disciplinary Team (IDT). The LCSW
shall perform duties in a manner that respects patient
self-determination that reduces health disparities/barriers to
care, and adheres to the NASW code of ethics, Standards of Practice
(SOP), and mission.
In this position you will:
- Assessment: Independently provides strength based comprehensive
biopsychosocial, emotional, spiritual, and cultural assessments.
Assess for and recognize social determinants for wellness and
recovery. Conducts ongoing assessment of patients appropriate to
age and cultural background in accordance with patient directed
goals. May include advance care and end of life discussion as
appropriate to setting.
- Intervention: In the context of a clinical relationship,
provides social work interventions with a Trauma Informed Care
basis to support and empower patients and their family/support
systems to effectively cope with the impact of medical and/or
mental health conditions, optimize functioning and improve overall
well-being. Formulates, implements, and monitors a social work plan
of care that supports and identifies therapeutic solutions or
adjustments to medical, social, emotional and financial problems
which may impact health or well-being. Care plans are
patient-centered, strength-based, and culturally-relevant. Utilizes
counseling, motivational interviewing, crisis intervention,
education, case management, etc. as appropriate and required to the
- Diagnosis: As appropriate and required to the clinical setting,
perform diagnostic evaluation of psychiatric and substance use
disorders. Establish a diagnosis based upon DSM and ICD diagnostic
- Treatment: Incorporate Trauma Informed Care evidence based
theories and methods, provide specialized clinical treatment
services as appropriate and required to the clinical setting.
Utilizes the Professional Edition: Current Procedural Terminology
(CPT) for psychiatric and substance use disorders to resolve and/or
reduce signs and symptoms of diagnosis as appropriate and required
to the clinical setting.
- Case Management: Provides effective case management including
triaging patient needs, adapting approaches to meet additional
needs, and collaborating with internal and external resources as
- Coordination of Care: Creates strength-based, collaborative
care planning with the patient and their family/support systems.
Uses Trauma Informed Care theories to develop and maintain
effective working relationships with various departments, community
health, social service agencies, payors and other partners.
Advocates for support appropriate to the age, biopsychosocial
needs, cultural, spiritual, and health literacy of the patient.
Identifies barriers to continuing care and planning of next level
of care. Functions within the existing care team model.
Collaborates with the inter/multi-disciplinary team facilitating
care conferences for complex patient care coordination.
- Documentation: Maintains timely, written documentation as well
as verbal hand-offs within professional standards and in accordance
with department policies and procedures. Submits relevant ICD/CPT
and DSM codes for reimbursement as appropriate and required to the
- Advocacy: Acts as an advocate for the needs and interests of
the patient and their family/support system by supporting
self-determination and autonomy. Advocates for navigation of
complex healthcare systems, various payers, community services,
education, system changes, etc. Adheres to mandatory reporting of
abuse, neglect, and/or exploitation.
Required qualifications for this position include:
- Master's Degree in Social Work or related field of study.
- 5 years of relevant Social Work experience. May include post
MSW LICSWA experience.
- Social Worker Associate Independent Clinical License, or
Licensed Clinical Social Worker, or Licensed Clinical Social
Worker, or Licensed Mental Health Counselor, or Licensed
Independent Clinical Social Worker.
- Current Basic Life Support (BLS) card must be from the
following authorized governing bodies: American Heart Association
(AHA) - (BLS Provider), American Red Cross (ARC) - (BLS for Health
Care Provider), or Military Training Network (MTN) - (BLS Provider)
Preferred qualifications for this position include:
- 1 year of experience as a Social Worker in a Behavioral Health
setting. Experience with both involuntary and voluntary psychiatric
- Chemical dependency counselor/ alcohol and drug abuse counselor
About the hospital you will serve.
Providence Regional Medical Center Everett in Everett, WA is the
state's most award-winning hospital for medical care; having
received the HealthGrades Distinguished Hospital Award for Clinical
Excellence four years in a row. Our new state-of-the-art 12 story
hospital tower and the implementation of Epic EMR will
significantly enhance our patient's experience throughout the
continuum of care.
The hospital is located in Snohomish County on the Sound and
close to the mountains, so outdoor activities such as snow skiing,
kayaking, and golfing are at your doorstep. The communities in
Snohomish have all the comforts and appeal of small towns, with
historical districts, beautiful homes, interesting boutiques, and
unique restaurants, yet the city life of Seattle and Bellevue are
just 30 minutes south, while the cosmopolitan city of Vancouver, BC
lies only 2 hours north.
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