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Care Management/Social Services

The case management department consists of utilization review, discharge planning and social work. This department is an integral part of a multidisciplinary team caring for our patients.

Our social workers also help coordinate the following:

  • Transitional Care Program (TCP).
  • Volunteer chaplain program.
  • Palliative care/end of life program.
  • Behavioral health referrals.
  • Ethics committee.
  • Ethics consultations.
  • Paternity acknowledgement.
  • Referrals to community based support networks.
  • Social work services in our emergency department.
  • Consultations for at risk patients in our community.
  • Coordination of social services throughout the patients stay.
  • Advance Care Planning - click here for details and watch video below.

Honoring Choices Pacific Northwest video, is from Washington State Hospital Association.

Virtual Advance Care Planning: Best Practice for Crisis and Beyond. Learn about what is different when preparing for, having, and following up after a “virtual” ACP conversation. A one hour discussion among experienced program leaders.

Honoring Choices Pacific Northwest

If you have any questions or concerns, you can also contact our Care Management Department at 509.397.3435, ext. 354/355.