UMass Memorial Health Care
UMass Memorial Medical Center \u2013 University Campus UMass Memorial Medical Center is the region's trusted academic medical center, and part of the UMass Memorial Health Care system. We are committed to improving the health of people in Central Massachusetts through excellence in care, comprehensive health services, teaching and research. Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. There is also a requirement for an on-call and holiday rotation. There is a total of 4 weeks on call per year including a holiday week rotation. \u00a0Position Summary: \u00a0 Provides assessment of patients\/families and their adaptation to patient\u2019s illness. Provides counseling as needed and ensures maximum patient participation in plans for discharge and recovery. Identifies system or discharge problems and develops discharge plans and presents options to patients. Assessment of all potential cases of abuse: child, elderly, disabled and\/or domestic violence. \u00a0 Position Qualifications: \u00a0 Master\u2019s Degree in Social Work. Current Massachusetts Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) licensure required and one to three years of Social Work experience preferred. Demonstrated ability in psychosocial assessment, knowledge of community resources, crisis intervention skills, ability in discharge planning, and ability to work with a multidisciplinary team. Excellent written and communications skills. Basic computer skills required. Major Responsibilities: Provides clinical service to patients and their families through individual, family or group work, such as biopsychosocial assessment, crises intervention, treatment planning and counseling relative to medical conditions. \u00a0 Identifies clinical resources and make referrals when necessary. \u00a0 Collaborates with physicians, care coordinators, discharge planners, and other health care professionals to identify barriers to discharge or treatment and help resolve these issues with patients, families or external sources. \u00a0 Advocates for patients and families as they negotiate the health care system so that effective care, treatment and planning may occur. \u00a0 Documents Social Work intervention. \u00a0 Utilizes the language of the current DSM-IV-TR to establish comprehensive diagnostic evaluations and subsequent planning and treatment. Complies with established departmental policies, procedures, and objectives. \u00a0 Attends variety of meetings, conferences, and seminars as required or directed. \u00a0 Demonstrates use of quality improvement in daily operations. \u00a0 Complies with all health and safety regulations and requirements. \u00a0 Respects diverse views and approaches, and contributes in maintaining an environment of professionalism, tolerance, civility and acceptance toward all employees, patients and visitors. \u00a0 Performs other similar and related duties as required or directed. All responsibilities are essential job functions.
UMass Memorial Health Care
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UMass Memorial Medical Center is the region's trusted academic medical center, committed to improving the health of the people of Central New England through excellence in clinical care, service, teaching and research. As the hub of an integrated health care system, we are proud to partner with our four community member hospitals: Clinton Hospital, HealthAlliance Hospital, Marlborough Hospital and Wing Memorial Hospital.