Status: Per Diem
Schedule: Days (Must be available to work on Fridays 8am-4:30pm)
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.
- Requires Master's Degree from an accredited school of Social Work and experience with trauma-informed care
- Requires a Massachusetts license as a Licensed Certified Social Worker (LCSW) or Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker (LICSW)
- Must be able to work on Fridays (8a-4:30p)
- 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).
- Completesbiopsychosocial 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 case managers to assist with barriers to discharge.
- Collaborates with multi-disciplinary teams and community providers on behalf of patients and families.
- Provides brief, solution-focused interventions and develops safety plans with patients as needed.
- Uses techniques including motivational interviewing, reflective listening, and trauma-focused cognitive behavioral treatment to support patients and families
- Provides crisis intervention and problem solving support as needed.
- Provides information and referrals regarding community resources and agencies relative to health, protective services, crisis intervention, substance use disorders, psychiatric disorders, disability, etc.
- Communicates effectively and proactively with various healthcare professionals.
- Develops and maintains effective therapeutic relationships with patients and families.
- Works with families to assist with guardianship applications as needed.
- Other related tasks as assigned by manager.
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