Social Worker LCSW Kidney/Liver Transplant

Location: Burlington, MA
Job ID: 161073-1A
Date Posted: Nov 19, 2020
Category: Clinical Professional

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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

Do You Have Your LCSW? If so, we would love to hear from you.

Lahey Hospital & Medical Center is seeking a Lic. Clinical Social Worker to support the Kidney and Liver Transplant Department. We are seeking clinician to support the inpatient setting following transplantation and ambulatory clinic as needed. Successful candidate will conduct initial evaluation and subsequent regular follow-up assessments of transplant recipients functioning, compliance, adjustment to transplantion and psychosocial needs. Provide interventions as identified in assessment to address any psychosocial problems/barriers that interfere with post-transplantation plan of care. Provide counseling, psycho-education, groups, support, crisis intervention and other psychosocial services to patients and their families in order to help them cope with psychosocial stresses related to end stage Kidney or Liver disease and adjustment to Transplantation.  Assist patients through advocacy procedures and referrals to community agencies as indicated.  Experience working with end stage liver or kidney disease a plus.

Qualifications: Skilled in the areas of psychosocial assessment, treatment/intervention and coordination of care. Able to provide a variety of treatment modalities; including individual, couples, group and family therapy. Utilizes a theoretical base of knowledge to assess, diagnose, formulate interventions and evaluate clinical outcomes. Candidate should be able to prioritize and manage caseload within a fast paced multi-disciplinary setting.

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

Licensure, Certification, Registration: Currently licensed at the LCSW level by the Massachusetts Board of Licensure for Social Work. Shift: 8-4:30p

About Us

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.