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Swedish Medical Center Care Navigator - Case Manager in Edmonds, Washington


Swedish Medical Center is looking for a Care Navigator (1.0 FTE, Variable Shift) to work in Outpatient Psych at S wedish/Edmonds in Edmonds, WA.

The Care Navigator is responsible for providing clinical case management functions via a collaborative process that transitions patients to optimal clinical outcomes while assuring safe, cost-effective care. Demonstrates a daily commitment to the department’s value of teamwork.This

position is an integral member of a multidisciplinary community network,

provides administrative coordination and is the point of contact for

individuals with opioid use disorders in receiving medication assisted

treatment, chemical dependency, behavioral health, and support services. This

position involves interaction with the individual and professionals and

requires professionalism, good judgment, discretion, public relations,

excellent customer service, and organizational skills. This position requires

extensive interaction with both internal and external contacts. Overall, this

position assists individuals receiving Medication Addiction Treatment with

navigating care.

In this position you will:

  • •Maintain a collaborativerelationship with the healthcare team and community Opioid Treatment Network(OTN) to ensure the best possible coordination of care for individualsthroughout their continuum of care. •Conduct behavioral healthand/or substance use disorder screenings and assessments, including, but notlimited to the Columbia Suicide Scale.•Coordinate data entry asrequired by OTN grant contract.•Assist individuals withresources available throughout the OTN to assist with program outcomes.•Communicate with OTNagencies, providers and other community agencies in support of linkingindividuals to MAT services. •Provide education andreferral for opioid use disorder medication treatment and related services tointernal and external customers.•Reduce barriers toindividuals obtaining screening and MAT.•Coordinate, arrange andschedule appointments.•Provides accurate and timelyinformation using discretion and protecting confidentiality of information.•Assist with overallnavigation of the OTN grant.•While engaged in workrelated activities, represent the agency in a positive and professionalmanner. •Comply with all contractrequirements and Swedish policies and procedures. This position is supported by Foundation Funding. Continued employment is contingent on continued funding availability.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Master's Degree in Social Work or related field

  • Licensed Social Work Associate – Independent Clinical (LSWAIC) required or Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC)

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Licensure as an Independent Clinical Social Worker (LICSW) with the Washington State Department of Health under Chapter 18.225 RCW

  • ACM/CCM certification

  • Minimum one year directly related work experience social services in a heath care setting

  • Experience in crisis intervention

About the Edmonds Campus:

Swedish/Edmonds (formerly Stevens Hospital) has been providing sound and thoughtful care for patients in the greater Seattle area for more than 45 years. We pride ourselves in employing only the most qualified and caring professionals. We are not simply a hospital or a workplace. We are a family. We are a community. Our mission is to improve the health and well-being of the community through local, high-quality and compassionate health care services. On Sept. 1, 2010, Stevens joined the Swedish family and became Swedish/Edmonds to create an innovative, regional health-care delivery network that provides more local services, while giving residents greater access to the latest medical treatments and the comprehensive services of the Swedish system.

The Swedish/Edmonds campus includes:

  • 217 licensed beds

  • 450 of the most qualified physicians and specialists on medical staff

  • 1,400 staff including clinical and non-clinical personnel

  • Full scope of medical and surgical services, including Level IV Trauma emergency medicine, diagnostic, treatment and support services

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


Our Mission

Our nonprofit Mission is to improve the health and wellbeing of each person we serve. Our Vision is to demonstrate the highest-quality, best-value healthcare to all 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 118 primary care and specialty locations throughout the Puget Sound. Swedish employs more than 13,300 employees and 3,100 physicians and allied health professionals. Whether through physician clinics, education, research and innovation or other 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: Variable

Job Category: Social Work

Location: Washington-Edmonds

Work Locations: Edmonds Main Bldg (WA151) 21601 76th Ave W Edmonds, 98026

Req ID: 221058