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Providence Health & Services Social Worker - Utilization Review in Centralia, Washington


Providence is calling a Social Worker (Per Diem, Day Shift) to Providence Centralia Hospital, Utilization Review in Centralia, WA.

We are seeking a licensed social worker to develop post-hospital plans to assure seamless transitions for patients and their families.

In this position you will:

  • Enable patients and their families to recover or maintain optimal levels of physical, mental, and psychosocial well being.

  • Use your exceptional communication skills to help patients and families deal with the impact of illness, extended care placement, or end-of-life planning.

  • Provide psychosocial assessment, counseling, and discharge planning for long term care.

  • Implement social work treatment plans and documentation consistent with insurance guidelines.

  • Work collaboratively with other members of the patient-care team to ensure successful care management.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Social Workfrom an accredited school

  • Active license in Washington State under new counseling guidelines

  • Current BLS certification

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Master’s degree from an accredited school of Social Work

  • Prior social work experience in a hospital, hospice or palliative care setting

About the hospital you will serve .

Providence Centralia Hospital in Centralia, Washington is a 127-bed, not-for-profit hospital providing emergency, diagnostic, cancer, birthing and surgical services. It consistently receives high scores on accreditation surveys by the Joint Commission, the Washington Department of Health (DOH) and the Washington Department of Social and Health Services (DSHS).

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits - see our website for details

Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence Health & Services is a not-for-profit Catholic network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services guided by a Mission of caring the Sisters of Providence began over 160 years ago. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: On Call

Shift: Day

Job Category: Behavioral Health

Location: Washington-Centralia

Req ID: 246248