Swedish Medical Center Clinical Social Worker - Swedish Cancer Institute Integrated Care in Seattle, Washington


Swedish Medical Center is looking for a Clinical Social Worker (Per Diem, Days) to work in the Swedish Cancer Institute of Integrated Care at Swedish First Hill in Seattle, WA.

The Social Worker is responsible for providing care coordination, identification, assessment and intervention ofpatient / family needs including coordination of cancer support resources,referral to appropriate resources and emotional supportive counseling topatients and their families receiving their care at the Swedish CancerInstitute. Facilitates educational classes and supportgroups. In addition, participates as a social work practicum instructorfor interns. Must be able to commute to multiple Swedish Medical Center sitesand affiliate locations to provide oncology social work services.

In this position you will:

  • Complete initial assessments on all patients admitted

  • Develop an individualized treatment plan for the patient's anticipated stay

  • Arrange post-discharge planning

  • Coordinate treatment activities with other disciplines and team members

  • Collect, analyze and repeat quality management data for the social work department


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Master's Degree in Social Workfroman accredited School of Social Work

  • Licensed Social Work Associate - Advanced (LSWAA) or Licensed Social Work Associate - Independent Clinical (LSWAIC)

  • Clinical Experience

  • Graduatedsocial work interns through the Swedish Cancer Institute internship program areeligible to apply. Otherwise, a minimum of two years post-graduate experiencein providing services to clients who have chronic and acute illness in a healthcare setting, preferably oncology

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker (LICSW) or Licensed Advanced Social Worker (LASW) with the Washington State Department of Health

  • Education/experience in geriatric and adult populations

  • Education/experience with a disabled population

  • Utilization management experience

  • Social work/discharge planning experience in a rehabilitation unit or acute care hospital

About the First Hill Campus:

The 697-bed tertiary-care center on the Swedish/First Hill campus is the flagship of the Swedish health-care system. Swedish/First Hill has one of the most active and advanced birthing programs in Washington state and houses a Level III neonatal intensive-care unit. More surgeries are performed each year at Swedish/First Hill than at any other facility in the region; volumes include more total joint replacements than any other medical center in the state.

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits — see our website for details


Our Mission

Our Non-Profit Mission: Improve the health and well-being of each person we serve.

About Us

Swedish is the largest nonprofit health care provider in the Greater Seattle Area. It is comprised of five hospital campuses (First Hill, Cherry Hill, Ballard, Edmonds and Issaquah); ambulatory care centers in Redmond and Mill Creek; and Swedish Medical Group a network of more than 183 primary care and specialty locations throughout the Great Puget Sound area. Swedish employs more than 13,000 employees and 4,200 physicians. Whether through physician clinics, health education, research and innovation or other means of outreach, we’re committed to caring for the people in our region and beyond. Swedish is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Swedish does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, protected veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: On Call

Shift: Day

Job Category: Social Work / Care Management / Counseling

Location: Washington-Seattle

Req ID: 158422