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Licensed Clinical Social Worker- Emergency Department On Call Per Diem (Hours 12am-7:30am)

Location: Boston, MA
Post Date: 4/2/2020
Utilizing clinical social work techniques and theory, consults on, assesses, and intervenes with high-risk patients and their families regarding the impact/amelioration of emotional and social problems. Duties also include, but are not limited to, conducting psychosocial assessments, making a psychosocial diagnosis, planning and implementing effective treatments, evaluation, education, supervision, coaching and mentoring of the patient (client) and family members. The position consults with, collaborates and communicates with a wide range of social, governmental and legal agencies, courts, schools, clinics, other hospitals, physicians and other sources in the overall care of the patient.

Licensed Clinical Social Worker (Hours 12-7:30AM) (SEIU) Emergency Department On Call

Minimum Qualifications:

This overnight position (12:00am-7:30am) is located in the Emergency Department, requires on-call and the ability to arrive on-site within 30 minutes of being paged.


  • Requires Master’s Degree from an accredited school of Social Work
  • Requires a Massachusetts license as a Licensed Certified Social Worker (LCSW) or Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker (LICSW)
  • Crisis experience preferred.
  • Knowledge about trauma and experience providing trauma-informed care required.
  • Previous experience in hospital or healthcare setting preferred.
  • Excellent English language skills to summarize and communicate orally and in writing moderately complex information in varied formats to internal and external customers.
  • Cultural sensitivity and comfort with a wide range of racial and ethnic populations.  Cultural competence is very important. Bicultural/Bilingual competency a plus.
  • Computer literacy with ability to use standard word processing, spreadsheet programs and e-mail (i.e. MS Word, Excel, Outlook) and web browsers.
  • Must be comfortable in a fast paced and dynamic work environment (sense of humor is valued).


  • Provides support to patients and families dealing with acute grief, catastrophic injuries or illness, abuse/protective concerns, intimate partner violence, community violence, and death.
  • Collaborates with multi-disciplinary teams on behalf of patients and families.
  • Consults with Child Protection Team regarding suspected abuse/neglect and mandated reporting.
  • Provides brief interventions and develops safety plans with patients as needed.
  • Completes biopsychosocial assessments and other specialized trauma assessments.
  • Provides trauma informed, strengths-based interventions on behalf of patients and families.
  • Screens and assesses patients for needs regarding social determinants of health.
  • Provides case management and advocacy on behalf of patients and families.
  • Collaborates with multi-disciplinary teams and community providers on behalf of patients and families.
  • Provides crisis intervention and problem solving support as needed.
  • Develops and maintains effective therapeutic relationships with patients and families.
  • Other related tasks as assigned by manager.

    An Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Females, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply. ?

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