Virginia Mason Medical Center Social Worker Assoicate - Bailey Boushay House in Seattle, Washington

Job Number: 182880

Department: BBH Rcp Nursing

Hours: 8:00a - 4:30p.

Located in Seattle, WA, Virginia Mason is an internationally recognized leader in the continuous improvement of health care. With an extensive list of awards and distinctions that includes our recognition as Top Hospital of the Decade by The Leapfrog Group, Virginia Mason offers you the opportunity to partner with exceptionally talented peers at every level.

You will contribute to the strength of our Team Medicine approach to collaborative medicine and benefit from the changes enacted through our Virginia Mason Production System, a model that has transformed health care by providing patients with easier access to care, reducing errors, and continuously innovating patient safety and quality that has been adopted by other organizations here and abroad. Join us, and find out how many ways Virginia Mason offers you the chance to focus on what really matters - our patients.

The Social Work Associate serves as part of a self-directed work team to provide care management and therapeutic connection for clients with disabling HIV/AIDS in Outpatient Services and clients in the Residential Care Program. This job also manages the assigned caseload, provides support to the care team, coordinates client services, and creates and implements treatment plans.


  • Bachelor's degree Social Work, Counseling, or a related field, or equivalent required.

  • Registration as an Agency Affiliated Counselor by the state of Washington required.

  • Also required are: excellent interpersonal skills; excellent communication skills; excellent case management and time management skills; skill in using PC and software (e.g., MS Office); ability to respond appropriately in stressful situations.

  • Preferred: Three years experience in a counseling capacity, including experience with minority issues, chemical dependency, and mental health in a multi-disciplinary team. Working knowledge of grief, bereavement, dementia, and end of life care a plus

  • Fluency in Spanish strongly preferred

Just as Virginia Mason is dedicated to improving the lives of our patients and our community, we are equally dedicated to your professional and personal success. With a wide range of perks that includes comprehensive compensation and benefits, continuing education and support, and the opportunity to live in one of the most livable cities in the country, you will find that an opportunity with Team Medicine is one worth taking.

We are an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

Virginia Mason Medical Center is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. Virginia Mason provides healthcare without regard to race, color, religion (creed), sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin (ancestry) or disability. Disability Accommodation: To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact the Recruiting Offices at 866-422-2275 (voice) or 206-515-5891 (fax). Virginia Mason makes every effort to honor disability accommodation requests. Requests can be responded to most effectively if received as far in advance as possible.