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Position Summary: The Case Management Professional Development SpecialistSW has primary responsibility for independently developing and implementing tools, theories, skills and knowledge of social work professional development to improve the evidence-based practice of social work staff throughout MultiCare Health System. The incumbent will practice in the position by assuming the following role(s) as needed to demonstrate competent practice: learning facilitator, change agent, mentor, leader, champion for scientific inquiry, advocate for social work as a specialty and partner for practice transitions. This position operates independently, under limited supervision, by the Executive Director and in collaboration with the Executive Director. Work situations are varied with an emphasis on Assessment of Practice Gaps/Root Cause Analysis, Identification of Learning Needs, Outcomes Identification, Planning, Implementation, Coordination, Facilitation of Positive Learning and Practice Environments, Consultation, Evaluation, Ethics, Education, Evidence-based Practice (EBP) and Research, Quality of Professional Development Practice, Change Management, Leadership, Collaboration, Professional Practice Evaluation, Resource Utilization, Mentorship/Advancing the Profession, Customer Relations, Standardization, Communication, Organization, Prioritization, Flexibility and Creativity as it relates to Onboarding/Orientation, Competency Management, Continuing Education, Role Development, Collaborative Partnerships and Evidence-Based Practice, Research and Quality. This position will collaborate significantly with Case Management Leadership Team and Continuum of Care Leadership.
Minimum Requirements: 5 years of medical social work practice LICSW post-licensure required Must be able to provide clinical supervision to Social Workers per WA State regulations RCW 18.225.090 and WAC 246-809-334 At least two years of social work leadership experience preferred Previous experience as unit educator, system educator, deployed educator, SW Specialist preferred Consideration may be given to internal candidates not meeting the minimum qualifications
Education/Licenses/Certifications: Masters Degree in Social work required Bachelors Degree in Social work or related area required Licensed as a Licensed Independent Certified Social Worker (LICSW)Social Worker in the State of Washington
Position Type: Full-Time Regular Full Time Employee: YesPrimary Shift: Day Work Schedule: Day Shifts
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.
MultiCare is also proud of our commitment to workforce diversity and culturally competent care. This commitment is led by our CEO and supported through employee education and community outreach.