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Job Details

Clinical Social Worker I (LSCW)

Category: Social Work
Location:
CHA Everett Hospital, Everett, MA

Department: Psych Inpatient Admin
Job Type: Per Diem
Job Class: Union
Union Name: WH MNA - WH Mass Nurses Assoc
Work Shift: Varied Rotation
Work Days: Weekdays, weekends
Hours/Week: 0
Date Posted: 03/08/2019
Requisition Number: hrq-84697

Job Details

  • The Clinical Social Worker I will provide evaluation and treatment to adults ranging in age from 18 to 80+ years who can derive maximum benefit from inpatient care across the spectrum of programs offered within the department. The diversity of the adult patient population served in addition to the treatment modalities utilized requires interdisciplinary expertise and collaboration. This per diem position will provide weekend staffing on one weekend day.

    Job-Specific Duties and Responsibilities: Running treatment groups, providing individual clinical assessments and treatment plans. Provides assessment, evaluation, treatment and/or referral of adult patients to outpatient services. 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. Completes psychosocial assessments, treatment plans, CANS assessments and other required paperwork. Documents notes and assessments in clients' medical charts in a timely fashion.

    Qualifications/Experience: Masters in Social Work; LCSW with 1 to 2 years experience in adult psychiatry.

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