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Social Worker (Bachelors Degree)

Company: Yakima Valley Memorial Hospital
Location: Yakima
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

ROLE SUMMARY # The Social Worker is responsible for assessing and providing support and intervention for the social and emotional needs of patients and their families to promote continuity of care and services. Work includes professional activities such as psycho-social assessment, mental health evaluation # referral, crisis intervention, environmental assistance, patient advocacy, after-care planning and others of similar scope and complexity, depending on the assigned work unit. # # #QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS # Education: #Bachelor#s Degree in Social Work required, Master#s preferred. # If working in Home Health/Hospice setting, Master#s degree required. # Experience: #One year of experience in health care setting preferred. # Licenses/Certificates/Registration: # 1.#### Current LICSW-Washington State, Licensed Advanced SW-Washington State or Current Counselor Agency Affiliated Registrations within 60days of hire-Washington State required # 2.#### BLS required based on location. Required for: outpatient environments (Compass Care,#Early Intervention, Transitions, Cleft Lip # Palate, North Star Lodge/Oncology Care, Signal Health # Spiritual Care) # 3.#### Current Washington State driver#s license and proof of insurance if applicable to location # 4.#### Cell phone for use during working hours, car for travel to and from home visits during shift if applicable. # # ABOUT US: Yakima Valley Memorial (YVM) is a 256-bed acute-care, not-for-profit community hospital that has served Central Washington#s Yakima Valley for 70 years. YVM also includes a multispecialty team of more than 300 physicians and 20+ primary care and specialty care locations. Specialty care services include cardiac care, a continuum of cancer care, hospice care, and advanced services for children with special health care needs. We offer a comprehensive benefit plan including medical, dental, and vision coverage; plus we have a generous 401K plan (with an employer contribution!), competitive compensation, and a diverse workforce that is passionate about patient care. At YVM, we know the best care is provided by employees who are well-supported. As the region#s leading health care provider and Yakima#s largest employer, we believe that by inspiring people to thrive, we can transform lives. Our vision at YVM is creating healthy communities one person at a time. With such an important goal, we work together to demonstrate our values of Respect, Accountability, Teamwork, Stewardship, and Innovation for everyone who walks through our doors, patients and coworkers alike. We would love to hear from you! # #Yakima Valley Memorial provides reasonable accommodations to assist qualified individuals in order to perform the essential duties/requirements their job requires. The description is intended to provide only basic guidelines for meeting job requirements and serves as merely a summary rather than a complete listing of duties. Responsibilities, knowledge, skills, abilities, and working conditions may change as needs evolve. This job description does not constitute a contract as employment is at will.# #

ROLE SUMMARY

The Social Worker is responsible for assessing and providing support and intervention for the social and emotional needs of patients and their families to promote continuity of care and services. Work includes professional activities such as psycho-social assessment, mental health evaluation & referral, crisis intervention, environmental assistance, patient advocacy, after-care planning and others of similar scope and complexity, depending on the assigned work unit.

QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS

Education: Bachelor's Degree in Social Work required, Master's preferred.

If working in Home Health/Hospice setting, Master's degree required.

Experience: One year of experience in health care setting preferred.

Licenses/Certificates/Registration:

  1. Current LICSW-Washington State, Licensed Advanced SW-Washington State or Current Counselor Agency Affiliated Registrations within 60days of hire-Washington State required

  2. BLS required based on location. Required for: outpatient environments (Compass Care, Early Intervention, Transitions, Cleft Lip & Palate, North Star Lodge/Oncology Care, Signal Health & Spiritual Care)

  3. Current Washington State driver's license and proof of insurance if applicable to location

  4. Cell phone for use during working hours, car for travel to and from home visits during shift if applicable.

ABOUT US:

Yakima Valley Memorial (YVM) is a 256-bed acute-care, not-for-profit community hospital that has served Central Washington's Yakima Valley for 70 years. YVM also includes a multispecialty team of more than 300 physicians and 20+ primary care and specialty care locations. Specialty care services include cardiac care, a continuum of cancer care, hospice care, and advanced services for children with special health care needs.

We offer a comprehensive benefit plan including medical, dental, and vision coverage; plus we have a generous 401K plan (with an employer contribution!), competitive compensation, and a diverse workforce that is passionate about patient care. At YVM, we know the best care is provided by employees who are well-supported.

As the region's leading health care provider and Yakima's largest employer, we believe that by inspiring people to thrive, we can transform lives. Our vision at YVM is creating healthy communities one person at a time. With such an important goal, we work together to demonstrate our values of Respect, Accountability, Teamwork, Stewardship, and Innovation for everyone who walks through our doors, patients and coworkers alike. We would love to hear from you!

"Yakima Valley Memorial provides reasonable accommodations to assist qualified individuals in order to perform the essential duties/requirements their job requires. The description is intended to provide only basic guidelines for meeting job requirements and serves as merely a summary rather than a complete listing of duties. Responsibilities, knowledge, skills, abilities, and working conditions may change as needs evolve. This job description does not constitute a contract as employment is at will."

Keywords: Yakima Valley Memorial Hospital, Yakima , Social Worker (Bachelors Degree), Other , Yakima, Washington

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