Clinical Social Worker - Medical Weight Loss

Location: Burlington, MA
Job ID: 152883-1A
Date Posted: Nov 14, 2019
Category: Clinical Professional

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Job Description

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Lahey Hospital & Medical Center  is part of 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

Under the direction of the Chair of the Department of Psychiatry, supporting psychiatrists, provides professional psychiatric social work services to patients that require health and treatment services in ambulatory settings.

  1. Provides sound clinical interventions (individual, couple, family and group therapies) as indicated.

            -Conducts thorough assessments.

            -Provides appropriate clinical interventions.

            -Involves patients and families in the treatment process as indicated.

            -Provides comprehensive documentation of interventions.

            -Communicates pertinent Clinical data to other providers as indicated.

  1. Devises and implements treatment plans which include interventions to meet the psychosocial needs of the patient/family.
  1. Makes appropriate referrals within Psychiatry.

            -Identifies specific patient needs, and refers patient/family to appropriate available resources.

Locations: Burlington and Peabody

Minimum Qualifications: MSW, LICSW.

Education:  Graduate of an accredited Master’s of Social Work.

Licensure, Certification, Registration:    Currently licensed as an LICSW by the Massachusetts Board of Licensure for Social Work.

Be able to travel between Burlington and Peabody.

Skills, Knowledge & Abilities:     Skilled in the areas of psychiatric assessment, treatment and coordination of care. Able to provide a variety of treatment modalities; including individual,couples,group and family therapy. Utilizes a thoeretical base of knowledge to assess, diagnose, formulate interventions and evaluate clinical outcomes.

Experience:     Minimum of 4 years of clinical experience in an inpatient or ambulatory psychiatric and/or addiction treatment setting.

Scheduled Hours

40 hours. Monday through Friday.

Schedule will support the needs of the patients.

About Us

The Lahey Model of Care—right care, right time, right place—is exactly what patients, providers and payers need and deserve. Identifying and delivering on this convergence of interests has positioned Lahey Health for further growth. Our model ensures care is highly coordinated and locally delivered, with lower costs and exceptional quality.

Lahey Health is a robust, regional system including a teaching hospital, community hospitals, primary care providers, specialists, behavioral and home health services, skilled nursing and rehabilitation facilities, and senior care resources throughout northeastern Massachusetts and southern New Hampshire. The system has a global presence with programs in Canada, Jordan and Bermuda.

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