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Verified Pay $80,517.00 to $115,877.00 per year
Hours Full-time
Location Tacoma, Washington

About this job

You Belong Here.

At MultiCare, we strive to offer a true sense of belonging for all our employees. Across our health care network, you will find a dynamic range of meaningful careers, opportunities for growth, safe workplaces, and flexible schedules. We are connected by our mission - partnering and healing for a healthy future - and dedicated to the health and well-being of the communities we serve.


Depending on experience this could be offered at either a Hospital Social Worker Trainee or Hospital Social Worker role
 

Trainee Requirements and scale

$36.18/$75,254 - $52.06/$108,285

Requirements

  • Master’s degree in Social Work with Healthcare-based practicum
  • Licensed in the state of Washington as Social Worker Associate Independent Clinical (LSWAIC) with a commitment to obtain their LICSW within four (4) years
  • Hospital or equivalent experience preferred; experience prior to obtaining a Master’s degree may be considered
  • Health industry knowledge preferred
  • Healthcare financial assistance knowledge preferred

FTE:: 1.0, Shift: : Days, Schedule: Days

Position Summary

The Hospital Social Worker is an exciting opportunity at MultiCare, responsible for cross continuum care coordination, psychosocial assessments, and psychosocial interventions. In this role you will identify opportunities to continually improve patient care, services and population health.

Responsibilities

  • You will perform cross continuum care activities, which may include clinic, provider practice, urgent care, phone care agency, skilled care, or other sites of care, as appropriate
  • You will provide customer service to the patient, family, physician/APP, and care team members to include discharge milestones and progression to next level of care
  • You will model and orchestrate consistent, professional communications and maintain consistent and proactive communication patterns with colleagues and staff
  • You will delegate responsibilities appropriately but remains accountable for outcomes
  • You will ensure that the patient and family experiences medically appropriate transitions of care

Requirements

  • Master’s degree in Social Work
  • Licensed in the state of Washington
  • Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker (LICSW); OR Social Worker Associate Independent Clinical (LSWAIC) with a commitment to obtain their LICSW within four (4) years
  • Minimum three (3) years Hospital or equivalent experience
  • Health industry knowledge preferred
  • Healthcare financial assistance knowledge preferred
  • Leadership experience a plus

Our Values

As a MultiCare employee, we'll rely on you to reflect our core values of Respect, Integrity, Stewardship, Excellence, Collaboration and Kindness. Our values serve as our guiding principles and impact every aspect of our organization, including how we provide patient care and what we expect from each other.

Why MultiCare?

  • Mission-driven: Partnering for healing and a healthy future
  • Market Leadership: Washington's largest community-based, locally governed health system
  • Technology: "Most Wired" healthcare system 10 years in a row
  • Employee-centric: Named Forbes "America's Best Employers by State" in 2021
  • Lifestyle: Live and work in the Pacific Northwest - offering breathtaking water, mountain, and forest at every turn

Pay and Benefit Expectations

We provide a comprehensive benefits package, including competitive salary, medical, dental and retirement benefits and paid time off. As required by various pay transparency laws, we share a competitive range of compensation for candidates hired into each position. The starting pay for this position is $80,517.00 and the pay scale is $80,517.00 - $115,877.00 USD. However, pay is influenced by factors specific to applicants, including but not limited to: skill set, level of experience, and certification(s) and/or education. If this position is associated with a union contract, pay will be reflective of the appropriate step on the pay scale to which the applicant’s years of experience align.

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