Social Worker – Emergency Dept. $3,000.00 Sign-On Bonus at Virginia Mason

Social Worker – Emergency Dept. $3,000.00 Sign-On Bonus In this busy Social Worker position you will work in our ED to provide social work interventions for Emergency Department patients and their families, and assist in other areas of the hospital as needed after hours.

  • Perform psychiatric and substance abuse assessments to determine a safe discharge plan.
  • Provide care coordination with outside agencies to ensure continuity of care.
  • Perform psychosocial assessments for patients to determine appropriate disposition from the ED. Assist in care planning about and education on the appropriate use of the ED for patients who are high utilizers of emergency services.
  • Provide short-term adjustment counseling to assist with emotional, social, and economic stresses of illness and disability. Help optimize care transitions for patients who receive their outpatient care at VMMC.
  • Participate in quality assurance and utilization review to enhance patient satisfaction, and participate as a member of an interdisciplinary team to develop a coordinated care plan for patients.
  • Participate in informal and formal consultations.

Virginia Mason offers much more than competitive compensation and benefits. With continuing education opportunities and the added potential of relocation assistance, you will find our commitment to your well-being is both rewarding and refreshing. For more information or to apply online visit jobs.VirginiaMason.org, job #192537. EOE.

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