UW Medicine includes Harborview Medical Center, UW Medical Center - Montlake, UW Medical Center - Northwest, Valley Medical Center, UW Neighborhood Clinics, UW Physicians, UW School of Medicine and Airlift Northwest. UW Medicine - Northwest is a full-service, non-profit community hospital, offering comprehensive medical, surgical and therapeutic services. With 281 beds, more than 1900 employees and a world-class medical staff, we provide innovative, technologically advanced care on a patient-friendly, easy-access campus just north of Seattle. We're proud of the acclaim we've received for our excellence in patient care and safety. Among the local, regional and national recognition we've received are: The Distinguished Hospital for Clinical Excellence Award; The Emergency Medicine Excellence Award; The Stroke Care Excellence Award; Winner of the HealthGrades Distinguished Hospital Award for Patient Safety for the last three years in a row, we’re also one of the safest places to get care – among the top 5% in the country.
UW Medical Center - Northwest Campus has an outstanding opportunity for a Part time Senior Social Worker, MSW in our Emergency Room. Night shift, Part time, variable days, 12 hours per shift.
Under the general supervision of the department director, this position serves as a member of an integrated, multidisciplinary team that is focused on the assessment, support and/or post-acute disposition of NWH patients and their families. This position will seek opportunities to create improvements in resource utilization, length of stay and appropriate discharge planning criteria. These duties will be performed in accordance with, and in adherence to, the mission, vision, and values of Northwest Hospital.
This position provides opportunities to work in a fast-paced, challenging, diverse and rewarding environment. As an employee you will enjoy generous benefits and work/life programs. For detailed information on Benefits for this position, click here.
Requires Washington State Registration
Masters degree in Social Work (MSW) required
Prefer Independent Social Worker (LSW) and Washington State License.
One to two years acute medical experience with discharge planning and resource utilization strongly preferred
Familiarity with Geropsych
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