• Social Services Specialist

    Job ID 2018-28711
    Area of Interest
    Social Work/Behavioral Health
    Location Name
    Hospital Main Campus
    FTE/Hours per pay period
    0.6 FTE (48 hours per bi-weekly pay periods)
    Work Status
    Regular
    Department
    Cranio Admin
    Shift
    Day Shift
  • 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.

    Requirements

    Required Education/Experience:
    - Bachelors degree in a social science from an accredited university.
    - At least five (5) years of experience, preferably in a medical or social work setting, and to include: customer service experience, experience working with computers.
    - Strong written and oral communication skills, detail oriented.

    Required Credentials:
    - N/A

    Preferred:
    - Bachelors degree in social work.
    - Bilingual in Spanish or other language.
    - Working knowledge of entitlement programs, including Medicaid, Medicare Social Security Disability, WA State DSHS benefits/programs, etc.

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