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Position Summary: The Mary Bridge Mental Health Clinician-SW I is a trainee designated position for individuals who are in the process (LSWAIC) of obtaining clinical licensure (LICSW). All job duties and accountabilities outlined in this job description will be supervised by a Mary Bridge Mental Health Clinician Social Work II or III. Responsible for assisting pediatric patients and their families in addressing the social, psychological, developmental and economic impacts of illness, injury and chronic disease. As part of an interdisciplinary team, and to promote optimal health outcomes, the MHC-SW completes comprehensive assessment and provides support and resources to identify and intervene regarding patient/family needs related to: mental health, trauma, environmental and caregiver safety; child abuse and neglect; trauma; grief and loss; adjustment to injury/illness; food, shelter and other basic needs; education and developmental needs, and parenting resource needs. The MHC-SW joins with patients and their families in identifying solutions to problems that serve barriers as to disease management. The PHP-SW partners with physicians, schools, law enforcement, Childrens Administration, community mental health providers and other service providers in the community to ensure well-coordinated care across the health care continuum.
Minimum Requirements: 2 years post and pre MSW Hospital or other equivalent and position relevant experience such as graduate level practicum/internship in a health care setting (esp MHS/MB), public child welfare work (DCYF/CPS), community mental health, or private practice therapy Health industry knowledge preferred
Leadership experience preferred
Education/Licenses/Certifications: Masters Degree in Social Work (MSW) Licensed in the state of Washington Licensed Social Worker Associate & Independent Clinical (LSWAIC)
Position Type: Intern Full Time Employee: NoPrimary Shift: Day Work Schedule: Variable Days Evenings Nights weekend Holidays
MultiCare is a not-for-profit health care organization with more than 20,000 team members, including employees, providers and volunteers. MultiCare has been caring for our community for well over a century, since the founding of Tacoma’s first hospital and today is the largest community-based, locally governed system of health in the state of Washington, serving communities across Washington and Northern Idaho.
MultiCare’s comprehensive system of health includes numerous primary care, urgent care and specialty services — including Mary Bridge Children’s Hospital & Health Network; MultiCare Indigo Urgent Care; Pulse Heart Institute; MultiCare Medical Associates, affiliated physicians; MultiCare Rockwood Clinic, the largest multispecialty clinic in the Inland Northwest region; and MultiCare Connected Care, our Accountable Care Organization.
Eleven hospitals complete the organization: Allenmore Hospital, Auburn Medical Center, Capital Medical Center, Covington Medical Center, Deaconess Hospital, Good Samaritan Hospital, Mary Bridge Children’s Hospital — the Puget Sound region’s only children’s hospital and state-designated Level II Pediatric Trauma Center for Western Washingt...on — Navos Behavioral Health Hospital, Valley Hospital, Tacoma General Hospital — which is home to the South Puget Sound region’s only Level IV Neonatal Intensive Care Unit — and Wellfound Behavioral Health Hospital.
Our core values of Respect, Integrity, Stewardship, Excellence, Collaboration and Kindness, serve as our guiding principles and impact every aspect of our organization, including how we provide patient care and what we expect from each other.
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