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Providence Health & Services Social Worker MSW - Social Services in Missoula, Montana


Providence is calling a Social Worker (Social Services, Variables, 0.8 FTE) to St. Patrick Hospital in Missoula, Montana. We are a community of caregivers delivering every day on our Mission to provide compassionate care that is accessible for all – especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

In this position you will:

  • Assess patient/family learning needs, abilities, preferences and readiness to learn. Complete on going assessments and documents according to policy. Communicate with other members of the health care team regarding the patient’s needs, plan and response to care. Evaluate response to plan and makes adjustments as indicated.

  • Assess, collaborate and coordinate patient’s discharge planning needs and readiness for discharge with other members of the care team.

  • Consult regarding cases that are presenting problems and/or experiencing significant deviations from the plan of care, conferring with the Medical Director/Department Director as needed.

  • For the ages listed, screen, assess, monitor, document and interpret psychosocial, spiritual, environmental, self-care, educational, and discharge planning needs.

  • In collaboration with the patient/family, and in a developmentally and culturally appropriate manner, implement the plan of care according to established Social Work policy.

  • Maintain current knowledge of reimbursement and regulatory issues of the payors most frequently seen with the patient population.

  • Obtain a history through the interview process, maintain ongoing monitoring/assessment of assigned patients.


Required qualification for this position include:

  • Master’s degree in Social Work

Preferred qualification for this position include:

  • 2 years experience in medical social work

About the hospital you will serve.

St. Patrick Hospital in Missoula, Montana has more than 250 licensed beds and serves patients from 17 counties. We have been recognized as a Thomson Reuters Top 100 Hospital and among many other awards, have earned the Premier Award for Quality award repeatedly. Missoula is halfway between Yellowstone and Glacier National Park. It is a university city of 65,000, surrounded by big sky, scenic mountains, forests and renowned rivers.

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: Part-time

Shift: Variable

Job Category: Social Work

Location: Montana-Missoula

Req ID: 260650