Clinical Social Worker LICSW

Location: Burlington, MA
Job ID: 160777-1A
Date Posted: Apr 30, 2020
Category: Clinical Professional

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Job Description

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Welcome to Lahey Hospital & Medical Center, part of Beth Israel Lahey Health. Lahey Hospital & Medical Center is a world-renowned tertiary medical center known for its innovative technology, pioneering medical treatment and leading-edge research. A teaching hospital of Tufts University School of Medicine, the hospital provides quality health care in virtually every specialty and subspecialty, from primary care to cancer diagnosis and treatment to kidney and liver transplantation. It is a national leader in a number of health care areas, including stroke, weight management and lung screenings, among many others. Lahey also helps to advance medicine through research and the education of tomorrow's health care leaders.

About the Job

Provides professional psychiatric social work services to acute and chronically ill patients that require mental health and addiction treatment services in an ambulatory setting.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities including but not limited to:

  1. Comply with NASW code of Ethics and Standards (on file in the department).
  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.

   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.

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.