Medical Social Work -Inpatient Oncology LCSW

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Location: Burlington, MA
Job ID: 169644-2A
Date Posted: Oct 7, 2021
Category: Clinical Professional

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Job Description

Welcome To

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

Lahey Hospital & Medical Center is seeking a (40 hour per week) Clinical Social Worker to join a multidisciplinary team on the inpatient medical / surgical floors. Responsibilities include evaluating and supporting adjustment to illness and engagement in care, as well as addressing barriers and coordination of care. Provide brief counseling to patients and families, community referrals as appropriate, facilitation of family meetings and consultation to interdisciplinary care teams. Individual should be comfortable working with addictions, mental health, homeless/housing, complicated family dynamics, trauma, mandated reporting and competent/comfortable around end of life and or hospice discussion. 

Clinical supervision offered for those at the LCSW level.

Skills, Knowledge & Abilities: 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 either at the LICSW or LCSW level by the Massachusetts Board of Licensure for Social Work.

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.