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Under the general supervision of the Department Director and ED Social Work Supervisor, this position serves as a member of an integrated, multidisciplinary team that is focused on the assessment, and identification of high-risk cases that require support and/or acute disposition. Provides psychosocial intervention and support for patients/families as needed and will seek opportunities to create improvements in resource utilization and appropriate disposition. The ED social worker will also collaborate with case management and the inpatient social worker to streamline the care for the patients at UW Medicine Northwest Hospital. These duties will be performed in accordance with, and in adherence to, the mission, vision, and values of Northwest Hospital. AH123 *CA
Licensure, Registration, Certification
Physical Demand Level: Sedentary
In an 8-hour workday, must be able to-
Lift / Carry 10 pounds occasionally
As required, must be able to-
Sit, Stand, Walk, Bend, Squat, Kneel, Crawl, Climb and Reach above shoulders
Push and Pull
Perform fine motor functions
Must possess functional vision, hearing, and speech in order to communicate effectively with clients, client advocates, and staff.