State of Washington Classified Job Specification
SOCIAL WORKER 1 - ACADEMIC MEDICAL CENTERS
As a member of a health care team, perform basic professional social work services and/or teach and consult with relevant staff regarding specific client/patient care and/or conduct research projects or studies.
Under general supervision, provide social work services to clients/patients or client/patient families and/or others; and/or participate in health sciences research; and/or participate in teaching activities.
Consults with assigned health care teams regarding psychosocially focused aspects of client/patient care;
Represents the Social Work Department with hospital, university, and community groups;
Performs the duties of Social Work Resident;
Performs related duties as required.
There may be instances where individual positions must have additional licenses or certification. It is the employer’s responsibility to ensure the appropriate licenses/certifications are obtained for each position.
A Master of Social Work Degree from a program accredited by the Council of Social Work Education AND six months of experience in a health care delivery system.
Health care experience can include a practicum placement as part of a social work training program and/or employment experience.
Class Specification History
New class adopted January 3, 1973.
Revise class. Revises class adopted December 14, 1973.l
Revise class. Revises title, general revision; adopted May 1, 1982.
Revise class. Revises title, general revision; adopted January 18, 1988.
Revise class. Revises minimum qualifications; adopted July 2, 1990.
Revise class. Revises minimum qualifications; adopted March 15, 2002.
Revise class. Revises class code (formerly 6115); adopted May 10, 2007, effective July 1, 2007. Revise class. Revises title (formerly Social Worker I); adopted June 14, 2007, effective July 1, 2007.
Revise legal requirements, effective July 1, 2009.
Revise legal requirements, effective September 18, 2009.