Kaiser Permanente Care Management Social Worker (MSW) - LICSW in SEATTLE, Washington

Title: Care Management Social Worker (MSW) - LICSW Location: WA - Seattle-Seattle-Central Hospital Job Number: 172005

At Kaiser Permanente, our mission is to enrich people’s lives by improving health. As a Kaiser Permanente employee, your role is to deliver on that mission every day by living our values—Customer Focus, Accountability, Innovation, Excellence, and Integrity. You take initiative, set goals, and solve problems while collaborating with friends and colleagues. Together we make a meaningful impact on our community.

In return, Kaiser Permanente is committed to providing you competitive pay, excellent benefits, and an opportunity to make a difference each day as we strive to reach our vision to be the preferred health care partner by excelling in quality, service, and affordability.

Provides a wide range of clinical social work services predominantly in a primary care setting with some urgent care work as needed, including support and consultation to care team in managing patients. Evaluate psychosocial assets and deficits for the purpose of enabling the patient 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.

The ideal candidate will have demonstrated success as part of a highly adaptable, and interdependent multi-disciplinary team.

MSW will manage patients in the hospital setting. Many have non-medical issues preventing a discharge. Need MSW support/resources to address financial, psych-social and behavioral issues. Also work with the team for clinical issues. Must know community /state resources available to meet patient's need.

Work location is based at Capitol Hill and Swedish Hospital. Meet with the patient/family & care team to address the non-medical barriers to patient discharging to the next level of care. Qualifications: Education Minimum Education Requirements Masters Degree Masters of Social Work (MSW) from an accredited school Knowledge/Skills Minimum Knowledge/Skills Requirements Advanced written and verbal communication skills. Demonstrated success as part of a multi-disciplinary team and commitment to diversity. Preferred Knowledge/Skills Advanced knowledge of social case management, conflict resolution and team building practices. Familiarity with Microsoft Office. Familiarity with electronic charting. Experience Minimum Experience Requirements 1 year Previous social work experience Preferred Experience 2 years Of post-Masters experience. Care coordination experience in managed care system, in-/outpatient setting, skilled nursing or long-term care facility. License/Certifications Minimum License/Certifications Requirements At time of hire Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker (LICSW) for MSW in Delivery System Operations

External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with Federal, state and local laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran, or disability status. Job: Behavioral Health & Social Services Bargaining Unit: SEIU Soc Wkrs & Therapist West FTE: 1 Schedule: Full-time Shift: Day Job Days of shift: M - F Hours of shift: 8:00am - 4:30pm Travel: Yes, 50 % of the Time Job level: Individual Contributor Job type: Standard Employee status: Regular J2W code: BH5, D1V

External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with Federal, state and local laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran, or disability status.