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Social Services Specialist - EDMH at Seattle Children's Hospital in Seattle, Washington

Posted in Other 15 days ago.

Type: Full Time





Job Description:

About Us..
Overview
Under general supervision, provides assistance to SCH Social Workers and other hospital personnel in provision of direct services to patients. Plays a key role in assessing patient's post hospital care / continuity of care needs and connecting patients/families with community resources. In collaboration with social workers, assumes responsibility for the provision of concrete resources such as housing, transportation, food assistance, etc.. Acts as a content expert in community resources and services to support patients, families, and the larger organization.

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Requirements
Required Education/Experience:
- Bachelors degree in a social science or a related field.
- Experience working with patients who have a diagnosis of Autism or other psychiatric conditions, and their families
- At least six (6) months of experience, on PBMU or similar work setting (PBMU Only)
- Strong written and oral communication skills, detail oriented.

Required Credentials:
- Agency Affiliated Counselor Registration in Washington State.
- Registration as a Nursing Assistant in Washington State required within 90 days of start date.
- Basic Life Support (BLS).

Preferred:
- Experience working with children or adolescents in group settings
- Working knowledge of entitlement programs, including Medicaid, Medicare Social Security Disability, WA State DSHS benefits/programs, etc.
Our Commitment to Diversity..

- Area of Interest: Social Work/Behavioral Health;
- FTE/Hours per pay period: 0.75 FTE (60 hours per bi-weekly pay periods);
- Work Status: Regular;
- Department: Child Psych Consultation;
- Shift: Evening/Night Shift;
- Job ID: 36606;.

Our community welcomes diverse experiences, backgrounds, and thoughts as this is what drives our spirit of inquiry and allows us to better connect with our increasingly diverse patients and families. Our organization recruits, employs, trains, compensates, and promotes without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics. The people who work at Seattle Children s are members of a community that seeks to respect and celebrate all the qualities that make each of us unique. Each of us is empowered to be ourselves within this community, which cultivates and promotes equity, diversity, and inclusion at all levels. Seattle Children s is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Workplace and Affirmative Action Employer.