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Swedish Health Services Supervisor MSW Case Management - Care Coordination in Edmonds, Washington


Swedish Medical Center is looking for a Supervisor (MSW) (1.0 FTE, Days) to work in Case Management at Swedish Edmonds in Edmonds, WA.

The Supervisor position reports to the Manager, Case Management and is responsible for the direct supervision of assigned Social Workers. Supervision includes the daily coordination and management of all assigned Social Work staff to ensure excellence in customer service. The Supervisor develops and implements an operational plan that includes staffing resources, policy and procedures, orientation and education, and quality improvement activities under the direction of the manager. The position assures timely provision of coordinated patient care that includes all social work functions of care coordination, discharge planning, and psycho-social assessment and interventions through application of social work standards of care. The Supervisor maintains expertise in social service processes and ensures that services are aligned with the vision and goals of the department.

In this position you will:

  • Collaboration: Works collaboratively with patients nurses, social workers, physicians, other practitioners, caregivers and community resources and agencies. The case manager and healthcare team are jointly accountable for measurable outcomes that are cost effective and reflect patient preferences and values.

  • Communication: Communicates timely, relevant and accurate information to all parties involved with a patient’s care.

  • Facilitation: Facilitates the progression of care by advancing the care plan to achieve desired outcomes.

  • Coordination: Integrates the work of the healthcare team by coordinating resources and services necessary to accomplish agreed-upon goals.

  • Advocacy: Advocates on behalf of patients and caregivers for service access or creation, and for the protection of the patient’s health, safety and rights.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Master's Degree in Social Work

  • 3 years recent experience dealing with diverse patient populations including various age groups with physical or developmental disabilities, emotional, behavioral, and mental disorders, and substance abuse, or complex care needs in acute inpatient care areas

  • Social Work experience

  • Current Washington State Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker (LICSW) or Licensed Advanced Social Worker (LASW) with the Washington State Department of Health under Chapter 18.225 RCW required

  • Minimum 1 year in a licensed status

Preferred qualification for this position include:

  • Supervisor or lead experience

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: Day

Job Category: Clinical Lead Supervisor/Manager

Location: Washington-Edmonds

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

Req ID: 266958