Join our award-winning team at University of Washington Medical Center (UWMC). Among the top medical centers in the United States, and ranked as the number 1 hospital in Washington State, as rated by U.S. News & World Report 2019-2020 "America's Best Hospitals", UWMC prides itself on compassionate patient care as well as its pioneering medical advances. UWMC is operated by the University of Washington (UW) and serves as a training site for UW's School of Medicine. The UW is proud to be one of the nation's premier educational and research institutions. Our people are the most important asset in our pursuit of achieving excellence in education, research, and community service. Our staff not only enjoys outstanding benefits and professional growth opportunities, but also an environment noted for diversity, community involvement, intellectual excitement, artistic pursuits, and natural beauty.The University of Washington Medical Center has an outstanding opportunity for a part-time (90% FTE), day shift, SOCIAL WORKER 2, LICSW. This position will primarily support services in the Pain Clinic.The Center for Pain Relief is a state-of-the-art, outpatient clinic that provides comprehensive pain evaluations and inter-professional treatment services for patients with difficult to treat and complex persistent pain. This position supports the team and patients/caregivers by ensuring that the psychosocial and tangible needs of the patient are met, including initial and ongoing assessment of psychosocial functioning, assisting the patient and caregivers with resources that help manage care and treatment, brief therapeutic interventions, group facilitation, and collaborating with team members in ongoing care planning. The position will also provide social work services to other clinics as needed. The position reports to the UWMC Social Work & Care Coordination Department.RESPONSIBILITIES:Patient screening and comprehensive assessment of tangible and psychosocial issues influencing treatmentBrief therapy as indicatedConnect patients with resources within UW Medicine and the communityCrisis interventionGrief and loss supportPyschosocial education to patients and familiesAssist with planning for patients and their families needing transition of care to other providersPerform other duties as requiredThis position provides opportunities to work in a fast-paced, challenging, diverse and rewarding environment. As an employee you will enjoy generous benefits and work/life programs. For detailed information on Benefits for this position, click here.REQUIREMENTS:A Master of Social Work Degree from a program accredited by the Council on Social Work Education AND two years of full-time professional social work experience in a health-care setting eligible to begin social work practicum instruction for the School of Social Work. OR Equivalent education/experience. SW2 LEGAL REQUIREMENT: Within 90 days of hire must hold the following credentials issued by the state of Washington: Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker DESIRED:Experience with CBT, CPT and group facilitationClinical experience in a mental health setting or practice
Founded in 1861, the University of Washington is one of the oldest public institutions in the west coast and one of the preeminent research universities in the world. The University of Washington is a multi-campus university comprised of three different campuses: Seattle, Tacoma, and Bothell. The Seattle campus is made up of sixteen schools and colleges that serve students ranging from an undergraduate level to a doctoral level. The university is home to world-class libraries, arts, music, drama, and sports, as well as the highest quality medical care in Washington State and a world-class academic medical center. The teaching and research of the University’s many professional schools provide undergraduate and graduate students the education necessary toward achieving an excellence that will serve the state, the region, and the nation. As part of a large and diverse community, the University of Washington serves more students than any other institution in the Northwest.