Location: Winchester, MA
Job ID: 157799-1A
Date Posted: Nov 8, 2019
Category: Clinical Professional
Welcome to Winchester Hospital, part of Beth Israel Lahey Health. Winchester Hospital was the first hospital in Massachusetts to earn Magnet recognition, the American Nurses Association’s highest honor for nursing excellence, three times. It has since received the recognition a fourth time. As the northwest suburban Boston area’s leading provider of comprehensive health care services, the 229-bed facility provides care in general, bariatric and vascular surgery, orthopedics, pediatrics, cardiology, pulmonary medicine, oncology, gastroenterology, rehabilitation, radiation oncology, pain management, obstetrics/gynecology and a Level IIB Special Care Nursery.
About the Job
Education: Master’s in Social Work
Required: At least five (5) years as a clinical/medical social worker
Experience with a variety of populations
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
Primary function is within the emergency department, but the role will also cover patients on a variety of units as needed.
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
Full Time, 40 hours.
Beth Israel Lahey Health is an integrated system providing patients with better care wherever they are. Care informed by world-class research and education. We are doctors and nurses, technicians and social workers, innovators and educators, and so many others. All with a shared vision for what healthcare can and should be. We are committed to attracting, developing and retaining top talent. We strive to create a diverse and inclusive workplace that reflects the communities in which we work and serve. With a team approach to care, we encourage learning and growth at all levels and offer competitive salaries and benefits.
Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans.