Social Worker - MSW - Per Diem

Location: Winchester, MA
Job ID: 150449-1A
Date Posted: Sep 2, 2020
Category: Clinical Professional

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Job Description

Welcome To

Winchester Hospital is a vibrant and growing health care system, recognized as a trailblazer in medicine and a standard bearer in patient experience. It includes an award-winning academic medical center, a superb constellation of community hospitals, home care services, rehabilitation facilities and more.

We are committed to attracting, developing and retaining top talent in a market long recognized and revered as a global leader in health. With a team approach to care, we encourage learning and growth at all levels, and we offer competitive salaries and benefits. We adhere to the principles of a just and fair work environment for all colleagues, where respect is foundational and performance is rewarded.

About the Job

QUALIFICATIONS:

Education:  Master’s in Social Work

Required:  LCSW  

 

EXPERIENCE

Required: At least five (5) years as a clinical/medical social worker

                 Hospital experience.

Preferred:

  • Experience with a variety of populations

 

Other Skills/Knowledge

  • Ability to work as a part of a multi-disciplinary team in a busy emergency room.
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively apply professional principles and contribute to the successful management of patients
  • Assess patients to determine psychosocial needs, ensuring a safe transition home or to the next level of care
  • Patient coverage will include inpatient medical units as well as ICU and Emergency Department 
  • Provide therapeutic intervention to help support and empower patients in achieving positive health outcomes.
  • Function as a part of the case management team as well as the emergency services team.
  • Participate in complex care planning and assume responsibility for meeting the unique needs of patients.
  • For safety and quality reasons, must be able to read, write and communicate effectively in English with patients, visitors, vendors, and fellow members of the hospital team

 

LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS, CERTIFICATIONS: 

Required: Commonwealth of Massachusetts Licensed Social Worker

 

 

 

Scheduled Hours

Per diem, weekend rotation.

About Us

Winchester Hospital serves the health care needs of many communities in northwest suburban Boston for acute-care inpatient services plus an extensive range of outpatient services and integrated home care. Since 1912, it has been a trusted pillar of the community, amassing an enviable list of professional awards and honors, including: an “A” safety rating from The Leapfrog Group, a ninth-in-the-state ranking on the U.S. News & World Report’s Best Hospitals list and repeated accolades as a top area employer. Winchester Hospital was also the first community hospital in the state to achieve Magnet® recognition, the industry’s gold standard for nursing excellence.

Winchester Hospital colleagues rally around our mission: To Care. To Heal. To Excel. In Service to Our Community. Our affiliation with Lahey Health furthers our mission by allowing us to offer patients streamlined, coordinated and comprehensive care, close to home.

Join our team and embrace our mission by applying today!

Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans.