Social Worker LICSW - Ctr for Healthy Aging

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Location: Danvers, MA
Job ID: 168944-1A
Date Posted: Aug 18, 2021
Category: Clinical Professional

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Job Description

Welcome To

Welcome to Beverly Hospital, part of Beth Israel Lahey Health. Beverly Hospital is a full service, community hospital providing leading-edge, patient-centered care to North Shore and Cape Ann residents. The hospital provides a full-range of state-of-the-art care and services including primary care, cardiovascular care, surgery, orthopedics, emergency care, maternity, pediatrics, as well as many other specialties. Beverly Hospital is nationally recognized for patient safety as it is one of only 42 hospitals in the United States to be awarded an “A” grade from The Leapfrog Group – the nation’s leading nonprofit watchdog on hospital quality and safety.

 

Beverly Hospital promotes the culture and philosophy which enables employees to give and receive the best of care. You can become a part of the team that achieves this success through our CREATE values of Community, Respect, Excellence, Accountability, Teamwork and Empathy.

 

About the Job

Position Summary:

Responsibilities include: Psychosocial assessment, supportive counseling and care coordination for geriatric (65+) population and their families dealing with behavioral and memory/medical issues associated with aging.  Experience and interest in running therapeutic and psychoeducational groups preferred. Certification or experience in treatment modalities such as CBT, DBT or MBSR preferred. Experience or desire to work with an outpatient geriatric population and their families.

Scheduled Hours

32 hours per week, day shift.  This position is located at Lahey Outpatient Center, Danvers.

About Us

Beth Israel Lahey Health is dedicated to improving health and wellness and making a difference in the lives of our patients, their families and all members of the communities we serve.  Formed in March 2019, Beth Israel Lahey Health is a patient-centered, integrated care delivery system providing a continuum of services spanning academic, tertiary and community hospitals, dedicated orthopedic and psychiatric hospitals, primary and specialty care, community acute care, ambulatory care, behavioral services and home health.  Beth Israel Lahey Health Performance Network is a unified joint contracting and population health management organization, jointly governed by participating physicians and hospitals.

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

Qualifications

Experience:

Minimum of Master’s Degree in a Human Services field, four (4) year post-master’s experience.  Minimum of two (2) years experience with seniors, protective services, crisis intervention and patients and families struggling with chronic illness, memory disorders, psychiatric illness and substance use disorders.  Must be able to triage crises and coordinate with collateral agencies.

Education:

A candidate will have successfully completed a Master's degree in Social Work

Certificate/License: 

Current Massachusetts LICSW Licensure required