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Social Worker - Hospital, Ellensburg, WA


Organization: Kittitas Valley Healthcare
Category: Social Worker
Location: Ellensburg, WA
Date Job Posted: October 6, 2021
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Social Worker - Hospital - Full Time (40 hours/week)

Company Description

KVH is an integrated healthcare delivery system that includes 24-hour emergency care, inpatient, and outpatient hospital services through KVH Hospital. Clinics and services provided include family medicine, internal medicine, a geriatric nurse practitioner program, home health and hospice, physical therapy, orthopedics, general surgery, pediatrics, women’s health, and urgent care.

Kittitas Valley Healthcare expects all employees to uphold our Vision & Mission. The KVH Vision, Mission & Guiding Principles can be found at http://www.kvhealthcare.org/mission-and-vision.

Job Description

Assess patients over the age of 65 and those who have been referred to the Social Services department. Develop discharge plans for those patients requiring additional services or intervention related to their chosen disposition. Work with families and staff to offer information on community resources and/or grief support. Respond to and work with CPS/APS referrals and patients involved with CPS/APS.

Qualifications
What is required...

  • Bachelor of Science or Art (preferably in Social Work)
  • Previous hospital or nursing home experience

What is preferred...

  • Master of Social Work degree from an accredited school
  • Minimum of two years’ experience in human services field
  • Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker (LICSW)

Additional Information

Wage: Wage range starts at $25.71/ hour. Actual wage will be based on years' of applicable experience.

FTE: 1.0 = 40 hours/week

Benefits: This position is benefits eligible

Union Status: This is not a union covered position

KVH is following Governor Inslee’s orders in the amended proclamation 21-14 where all Health Care Providers and Workers are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 before October 18th, 2021.

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