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Clinical Social Worker- Adult Inpatient Psychiatry
Date Posted: 12/01/2022
Requisition Number: 2674
Location: CHA Everett Hospital
Work Days: 8:30am to 5:00pm
Category: Social Work
Department: Psych Inpatient Everett
Job Type: Full time
Work Shift: Day
Union Name: MNA Health Care Professionals EH
Clinical Social Work support for Adult and Geriatric Psychiatry at the CHA Everett Hospital. These units are part of the Cambridge Health Alliance Psychiatry Department which provides a wide spectrum of inpatient and outpatient treatment across multiple hospitals and outpatient clinics.
The Clinical Social Worker provides assessment, evaluation, treatment to patients in inpatient psychiatry. Collaborates with multidisciplinary team to define and provide the services needed by patients. Demonstrates a capacity to work collaboratively in a team setting, with an ability to listen to others, participate actively, and take appropriate responsibilities. Offers treatment recommendations for specific diagnosis while educating the adult patient about illness and treatment options. Contributes as a member of team in discussions of diagnosis and treatment. Shares problems and considers issues of acuity and risk. Participates in the assignment of mental health and addictions care options based on clinical practice criteria. Participates in the educational therapeutic groups relating to substance abuse, trauma, affective disorders, social skills enhancement, and medical illness. Shares and participates in the knowledge acquisition process of new initiatives, policies and practice. Maintains awareness of medical issues and/or problems of patients to ensure patients have preventative and secondary care. Collaborates on cases through the sharing of assessments and framework of treatment empowering PCP group to improve interventions. Collaborates with other caregivers, community agencies and family members as necessary to provide systemically informed, community-based treatment. Such collaboration may require participation in case review conferences and other meetings as needed. Completes psychosocial assessments, treatment plans, termination notes, CANS assessments, and other required paperwork thoroughly and on time. Provides all necessary documentation in clients' medical charts in an effective and timely fashion. Provides group therapy treatment as needed. Participates in teaching and training activities including continuing education activities needed to maintain yearly licensing requirement.
Qualification/Experience: Independent licensure, Masters degree Current MA license as LICSW (Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker). When required, must be credentialed by the CHA Medical Staff for practice in relevant clinical practice areas. Minimum of two years post-Masters degree for LICSW preferably working in an inpatient psychiatry setting with a relevant population. Candidates with LCSW can be considered based on experience and specific qualifications.
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