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Clinical Social Worker, LICSW (per diem)

Company: Partners Healthcare System
Location: Newton
Posted on: June 8, 2021

Job Description:

The Clinical Social Worker (CSW) is responsible for assisting patients and their families or significant others with the stress and difficulties related to illness, personal issues, financial difficulties, and other emotional/mental health issues. The social worker's interventions take into consideration the patient's strengths, resources, insurance coverage, family system, and motivation for change. The clinical social worker collaborates with nurse care managers and other members of the multidisciplinary team to faciliitate safe and effective discharge plans. Additionally, the social worker supports the mission of the Hospital and participates in the Hospitals' performance improvement and patient safety intiatives.

The CSW provides services to patients admitted to med/surg, pediatrics, maternity, critical care units, the Emergency Department and in outpatient areas as needed.

Master's degree from a graduate program accredited by the Council on Social Work Education. Previous experience includes work with adults and families with major mental illness, chemical dependency, and other clinical disorders identified in the DSM IV. Licensed in Massachusetts at the licensed independent social work level or licensed clinical social work level. Post master's experience (2-3 years) preferred. Knowledge of the special needs and behaviors of adolescent, adult, and older adult patients preferred.

Keywords: Partners Healthcare System, Newton , Clinical Social Worker, LICSW (per diem), Other , Newton, Massachusetts

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