Social Worker - Ambulatory Care

Providence Health & Services Everett , WA 98201

Posted 3 weeks ago

Providence is calling a Behaviorist Social Worker Ambulatory Care to work in Ambulatory Care at Providence Health & Services in Everett, WA

The Social Workers role is to work with and support the providers through the provision of resources, advocacy and referrals that address patient's social determinants of health. The Social Worker is also an internal resource for community referrals and linkages. They will partner with the interdisciplinary team (Behavioral Health, PSAR, pharmacists, PCP's, RN Care Managers) to help patients access appropriate care.

In this position you will:

  • Make referrals, based on the identified needs, to appropriate agencies/services or provide information and assist clients regarding self-referral.

  • Partner with Care Management, Behavioral Health, and Patient Service Access representatives to help patients receive appropriate care and resources.

  • Provide advocacy as needed to encourage participation from clients in resolving problems (such as transportation or language barriers).

  • Function within the scope of practice for Social Work and Psychosocial Services as detailed by the NASW. Utilizes the NASW Core Clinical Indicators as a standard of care and measurement of needs for education and/or additional training needs.

  • Assist clients in connecting with staff to help with tasks necessary to access services such as filling out appropriate forms, obtaining necessary documentation or authorizations.

Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Master's Degree in Social Work (MSW).

  • Experience in Case management.

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Experience working in an out-patient setting.

About the clinic you will serve:

Providence Medical Group is a group of primary care, specialty care and hospital-based medical providers who serve Snohomish County in more than 10 locations in scenic northwest Washington. Our providers and staff strive to create a distinctive health care experience for each patient one focused on trust, respect, communication and teamwork.

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