Swedish Medical Center Social Worker - Swedish OBGYN Specialty - First Hill in Seattle, Washington


Swedish Medical Center is looking for a flexible Social Worker (1.0, Days) to split their time in both the Swedish OBGYN Specialty Clinic at Swedish First Hill (Seattle) and Swedish Issaquah Clinic.

The Social Worker is responsible for providing medical related social services and counseling for patients and families. These services include psychosocial, behavioral health needs assessments, planning and intervention.

In this position you will:

  • Communicate effectively with patients, families, co-workers and community agencies

  • Conduct psychosocial assessment and behavioral health needs assessment for women's health

  • Provide emotional support, financial referral, and concrete services to Organ Transplant patients and their families

  • Work as an integral part of the multidisciplinary Women's health teams in the ambulatory settings


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Master's Degree in Social Work

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

  • Experience post Masters work in a medical setting

  • Experience working with behavioral health and women's health issues

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • 2 (Two) years experience as Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker (LICSW) or Licensed Advanced Social Worker (LASW) with the Washington State Department of Health

  • Substance abuse treatment knowledge and experience

About the Issaquah Campus:

With advances in technology, an environmentally friendly design and new hospital infrastructure, the campus is designed to be different. The new campus provides a broad range of inpatient and outpatient medical services.

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: Full-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Social Work / Care Management / Counseling

Location: Washington-Seattle

Req ID: 159988