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Our founding promise to the community is as valid today as it was over a century ago: we will care for all children in our region, regardless of the families’ ability to pay. Together, we deliver superior patient care, advance new discoveries and treatments through pediatric research, and serve as the pediatric and adolescent, academic medical center for Washington, Alaska, Montana and Idaho – the largest region of any children’s hospital in the country.
In 2019, U.S. News & World Report once again ranked Seattle Children’s among the nation's best children's hospitals – for the 27th year in a row. We received national rankings in all 10 specialty areas evaluated by U.S. News & World Report, and are honored to be the only pediatric medical center in Washington to be ranked.
As a Magnet designated institution, and classified among America’s best large employers by Forbes, we recognize the importance of hiring and developing great talent to provide best-in-class care to the patients and families we serve. Our organizational DNA takes form in our core values: Compassion, Excellence, Integrity, Collaboration, Equity and Innovation. Whether it’s delivering frontline care to our patients in a kind and caring manner, practicing the highest standards of quality and safety, or being relentlessly curious as we work towards eradicating childhood diseases, these values are the fabric of our culture and community. The future starts here.
This is a 0.6 FTE clinical social work position, Monday-Wednesday, on the Sarcoma/Solid Tumor service. This position follows patients both inpatient and outpatient and works with a job share social work partner. Experience in the field of Oncology is preferred.
This position will provide clinical social work services to children followed by Sarcoma/Solid Tumor team, their families, the staff of Seattle Children’s Hospital and the community in a managed care environment. This individual will assist in promotion of culturally appropriate family-centered care and wellness of patients and families by identifying, interpreting, and reducing psychosocial factors contributing to illness. Additionally, the social worker will counsel and aid patients and their families to understand medical recommendations and its impact on lifestyle as well as provide crisis intervention. Participation in coordinating and planning programs and activities to meet the social and emotional needs of patients and/or patients’ family is desired.
- Master’s degree in Social Work (MSW) from a school of social work accredited by the Counsel on Social Work Education
- Ability and flexibility to work evening, night, weekend shifts, and holidays as well as provide on-call coverage.
- Currently Licensed in Washington State as a Licensed Social Work Associate Independent Clinical (LSWAIC)
- Current clinical social work experience in acute healthcare settings
- Current clinical social work experience in working with children and families in acute care settings and dealing with all aspects of care including but not limited to crisis intervention, protective services, and mental health
- Demonstrated knowledge and experience in working with multicultural/diverse patients
- Multidisciplinary team experience
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.