LICSW - Medical Social Worker
Posted on: May 14, 2022
$10,000 Sign On Bonus
Provides a wide range of clinical social work services in a primary
care or home health setting, including support and consultation to
care team in managing patients. Evaluate psychosocial assets and
deficits for the purpose of enabling the pt to maintain the
greatest level of independence. Coordinates with others to
establish a plan of care. Provides short term counseling, teaching
and brokering with other resources for care giving needs.
Provide appropriate social work interventions to all age patients
and their families including but not limited to psychosocial
assessment, brief individual or family, advocacy, linkage,
referral, group work, case coordination, and long-term care
planning and placement.
Consultation and coordination with multidisciplinary team of care
professionals and primary care site medical/nursery staff, to
include family conferences, care conferences, team meetings and
Assesses patient and family needs for care and communicates with
other health care providers appropriately. Collects data relevant
to visit with ongoing assessment throughout the duration of care.
Evaluate psychosocial assets and deficits for the purpose of
enabling the pt to maintain the greatest level of independence.
Evaluates patients/family needs through timely assessment,
communication and observation. Modifies plan of care through
assessement based upon patient/care systems response.
Minimum one (1) year of previous social work experience.
Per the National Agreement, current KP Coalition employees have
this experience requirement waived.
Masters degree in social work (MSW).
License, Certification, Registration
Licensed Social Work Associate & Independent Clinical (Washington)
OR Licensed Advanced Social Worker License (Washington) OR Licensed
Independent Clinical Social Worker (Washington)
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Demonstrated success as part of a multi-disciplinary team and
commitment to diversity.
Two (2) years of post-masters experience.
Care coordination experience in managed care system, in-/outpatient
setting, skilled nursing or long-term care facility.
Knowledge of social case management, conflict resolution and team
Familiarity with Microsoft Office.
Familiarity with electronic charting.
Job Category: Behavioral Health, Social Services & Spiritual
Keywords: Kaiser, Tacoma , LICSW - Medical Social Worker, Healthcare , Elma, Washington
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