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Job Details

Social Worker, LCSW

Date Posted: 04/05/2022

Requisition Number: 1599

Location: CHA East Cambridge Care Center

Work Days: 8-4:30 - up to 5 days, flexible

Category: Social Work

Department: CHA PACE

Job Type: Temporary

Work Shift: Day

Hours/Week: 40.00

Union: No

Are you starting out in healthcare or looking for a career change? If you are looking to make a difference CHA's temporary staffing department may have a role for you. We offer flexible schedules, varied assignments, competitive pay, and health insurance. Come join an organization where your contribution is valued and continuous learning is part of your day.

Responsible for the evaluation and treatment of an assigned caseload of clients, providing a range of psychosocial care. Works at one or more service sites, under social work clinical supervision and administrative supervision at the service site or in the service line.

Provides psychosocial assessments, evaluations, and referrals for adults, children, and/or families with psychiatric illness, substance abuse, and medical illness. Casework or therapy may take place in the hospital, offices, or community settings, as appropriate.
Provides a range of psychological and psychosocial treatment, including
individual, couple, family, and group psychotherapy treatments and clinical case management services.
Collaborates with multi-disciplinary team at service site, and specifically with the team leader to define and provide the services needed by clients. Demonstrates a capacity to work collaboratively in a team setting, with an ability to listen to others, participate actively, and take appropriate responsibilities.
Collaborates with other caregivers and community agencies as necessary to provide systemically informed, community based treatment. Such collaboration may require participation in caregiver conferences, Patient at Risk meetings, and other meetings as needed.
Completes billing forms, managed care documentation, statistics, and other required paperwork thoroughly and on time.
Provides all necessary documentation in clients' medical charts in an effective and timely fashion.
Provides all necessary documentation in clients' medical charts in an effective and timely fashion.
Participates in activities of the Cambridge Hospital Community Health Network Department of Social Work.
Participates in teaching and training activities, including continuing education activities needed to maintain yearly licensing requirements.
May participate in PI activities, both in the service line/site and in the Department of Social Work.
Facilitates access to entitlements and insurance benefits, and Department of Public Health and Department of Mental Health services. Assists patients with applications and assists with follow-up as appropriate.
May participate in the design and implementation of patient education and psycho-education programs for clients, families, and others.
Performs other duties as assigned by supervisor, including providing evening and weekend social work coverage when assigned


Other information:
Education: BA/BS required
Licensure: Current MA licensure as LCSW (Licensed Clinical Social Worker) or eligibility for licensure.
Work Experience:
Minimum of clinical internship training or job experience in clinical human service work with population specific to service site.

In keeping with federal, state and local laws, Cambridge Health Alliance (CHA) policy forbids employees and associates to discriminate against anyone based on race, religion, color, gender, age, marital status, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, disability or any other characteristic protected by law. We are committed to establishing and maintaining a workplace free of discrimination. We are fully committed to equal employment opportunity. We will not tolerate unlawful discrimination in the recruitment, hiring, termination, promotion, salary treatment or any other condition of employment or career development. Furthermore, we will not tolerate the use of discriminatory slurs, or other remarks, jokes or conduct, that in the judgment of CHA, encourage or permit an offensive or hostile work environment.

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