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State of Washington Classified Job Specification

SOCIAL WORKER 1 - ACADEMIC MEDICAL CENTERS

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SOCIAL WORKER 1 - ACADEMIC MEDICAL CENTERS
351E
Category: Social Services

Definition

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.

Distinguishing Characteristics

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.

Typical Work

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.

Legal Requirement(s)

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.

Desirable Qualifications

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.

OR

Equivalent education/experience.

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.

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