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Swedish Health Services School Based Counselor LICSW - Issaquah in Issaquah, Washington


Swedish Medical Center is looking for a Social Worker - LCSW (0.8 FTE, Day SHIFT) to Swedish Issaquah in Issaquah, WA.

*This role would be a temporary assignment, only lasting through the remainder of the 2021-2022 school year.

The Issaquah High Schools Teen Counselor LCSW is responsible for providing case coordination and a full range of clinical social work services including but not limited to psychosocial assessment, treatment planning, therapeutic interventions, crisis intervention and resource referral, within a high school setting. The Teen Counselor partners with the adolescent and when appropriate, his/her support system as well as connecting him/her with resources inside the school system and in the community. The social worker is guided by the NASW Code of Ethics and the Swedish Mission, Vision and Values in his or her daily practice

In this position you will have the following responsibilities:

• Assume daily caseload at their Issaquah High School campus.

• Participate in school based activities with partner organizations such as Public Health – King County, Issaquah Public Schools, etc.

• Develop an individualized treatment plan for the student.

• Effectively assess, diagnos and counsel clinic patients, providing culturally relevant treatment, crisis intervention and/or transition services to treatment elsewhere.

• Demonstrate knowledge of and ability to use crisis intervention techniques, pregnancy and birth options, and to address issues including grief, stress, parenting, coping skills, problem solving, abuse/neglect, chemical dependency and domestic violence services.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Master's Degree in Social Work from an accredited school required

  • Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker (LICSW) with the Washington State Department of Health under Chapter 18.225 RCW required.

  • Excellent clinical experience and ability to manage clients in crisis.

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Education in working in a school environment or Experience in working in a school environment.

  • Experience in working in a school environment or Experience working with families.

  • Experience in working in a school environment.

  • Experience working with families.

  • 1 year Social work/counseling with adolescent populations.

  • Utilization management experience.

We offer comprehensive, best-in-class benefits to our caregivers. For more information, visit

Our Mission

Our Mission is to improve the health and well-being of each person we serve.

Our Vision is Health for a Better World.

About Us

Swedish is the largest not-for-profit health care system in the greater Seattle area. It is comprised of five hospital campuses (First Hill, Cherry Hill, Ballard, Edmonds and Issaquah); emergency rooms and specialty center in Redmond (East King County) and the Mill Creek area in Everett; and Swedish Medical Group, a network of more than 128 primary care and specialty care locations throughout the greater Puget Sound area. Swedish employs nearly 13,000 caregivers (all employees), including nearly 1,400 providers. Whether through physician clinics, education, research and innovation or other outreach, we're committed to caring for the people in our region and beyond. Swedish is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer Swedish does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, protected veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Part-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Behavioral Health

Location: Washington-Issaquah

Work Locations: Issaquah Main Bldg (WA171) 751 Ne Blakely Dr Issaquah, 98029

Req ID: 316650