Social Worker Neurology LICSW

Location: Burlington, MA
Job ID: 169310-1A
Date Posted: Aug 27, 2021
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.

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Neurology Social Worker - 40 hours
Lahey Hospital & Medical Center is seeking a (40 hour per week) Clinical Social Worker to join the Cognitive and Movement Disorder Neurology team. Candidate will provide clinical assessments and ongoing counseling to patients and family members referred for services by the multidisciplinary team. May also run groups and provide support to caregivers. 

Essential Responsibilities: Screens and triages patients who request service, are referred, or meet screening criteria. Responsible for psychosocial assessments, diagnosis, treatment and provides indicated services including crisis intervention, short term counseling, and group services. Assists in the adjustment and processing to new diagnosis, life altering illness or treatment. Assists patients and families in accessing resources including referrals to community agencies and treatment providers. Provides clinical intervention for issues of grief, depression, anxiety, caregiver stress, insomnia, goal setting for healthy life styles. Collaborates with physicians, nurses, external case managers, other community agencies and providers, and other health care professionals to implement patient care across the continuum. Assumes some regular responsibility for conducting seminars, primary supervision of social work staff and/or students; formal and informal interdisciplinary teaching and consultation. The successful candidate practices clinical social work at an advanced level independent of regular clinical supervision.

Prior experience working w/cognitive or movement disorder population a plus.  

LICSW required

 

 

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.