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Senior Social Worker

Company name
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Location
Boston, MA
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The primary responsibilities of the Addiction Clinical Social Worker (ACSW) are to practice clinical social work at an advanced level and be responsible for psychosocial, assessment, treatment, and follow-up for patients and families enrolled in two outpatient addiction medicine clinics as well as consultation and education for substance use disorders on the inpatient and outpatient services. The ACSW will also play an integral role as a core member of the Addiction team in developing programs throughout BIDMC. The ACSW will collaborate with other health professionals within and outside of the medical center to implement total patient care. Job Summary: Practices clinical social work at an advanced level independent of regular clinical supervision and is responsible for psychosocial screening, assessment, diagnosis, treatment, and follow-up for patients and families in assigned care area. Collaborates with physicians, nurses, internal and external case managers, community agencies, and other health care professionals to implement coordinated patient care. Reports to the social work manager/manager of clinical service area. Essential Responsibilities: Screens and triages patients who request service, are referred, or meet screening criteria. Conducts psychosocial assessments and provides indicated services. Provides counseling, psychotherapy and group services. Assists with discharge planning and/or outpatient continuity of care. Provides risk management. Documents care, treatment and planning in medical records. Identifies practice and systems issues. May develop new modes of approaching problems, such as therapy and educational groups. May initiate research. Participates in Departmental and interdisciplinary CQI and Quality Assessment. Seeks opportunities and sets goals for professional development. Identifies and learns from mentors. Serves as a mentor and/or training resource to less experienced staff. Supports an environment of idea sharing and feedback. Conducts seminars and formal interdisciplinary teaching. Provides clinical supervision of social work staff and/or students. Collaborates with patients, families, professionals, and providers in- and outside the hospital to develop and implement care across the continuum. Refers to and collaborates with interdepartmental specialists and programs, outside agencies, facilities, payers, and other relevant community resources. Provides consultation to patient care team around ethical and risk related concerns and management of psychosocially complex cases.     Required Qualifications: Master's degree in Social Work required. License Lic Indep Clinical Social Work required. 3-5 years related work experience required. Current Massachusetts license Experience with computer systems required, including web based applications and some Microsoft Office applications which may include Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint or Access.   Competencies: Decision Making: Ability to make decisions that are guided by precedents, policies and objectives. Regularly makes decisions and recommendations on issues affecting a department or functional area. Problem Solving: Ability to address problems that are highly varied, complex and often non-recurring, requiring staff input, innovative, creative, and Lean diagnostic techniques to resolve issues. Independence of Action: Ability to set goals and determines how to accomplish defined results with some guidelines. Manager/Director provides broad guidance and overall direction. Written Communications: Ability to summarize and communicate in English moderately complex information in varied written formats to internal and external customers. Oral Communications: Ability to comprehend and communicate complex verbal information in English to medical center staff, patients, families and external customers. Knowledge: Ability to demonstrate in-depth knowledge of concepts, practices and policies with the ability to use them in complex varied situations. Team Work: Ability to act as a team leader for small projects or work groups, creating a collaborative and respectful team environment and improving workflows. Results may impact the operations of one or more departments. Customer Service: Ability to provide a high level of customer service and staff training to meet customer service standards and expectations for the assigned unit(s). Resolves service issues in the assigned unit(s) in a timely and respectful manner. Physical Nature of the Job: Light work: Exerting up to 20 pounds of force frequently to move objects. Some elements of the job are sedentary, but the employee will be required to stand for periods of time or move through out the hospital campus ,@type:JobPosting,responsibilities: Required Qualifications: Master's degree in Social Work required. License Lic Indep Clinical Social Work required. 3-5 years related work experience required. Current Massachusetts license Experience with computer systems required, including web based applications and some Microsoft Office applications which may include Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint or Access.   Competencies: Decision Making: Ability to make decisions that are guided by precedents, policies and objectives. Regularly makes decisions and recommendations on issues affecting a department or functional area. Problem Solving: Ability to address problems that are highly varied, complex and often non-recurring, requiring staff input, innovative, creative, and Lean diagnostic techniques to resolve issues. Independence of Action: Ability to set goals and determines how to accomplish defined results with some guidelines. Manager/Director provides broad guidance and overall direction. Written Communications: Ability to summarize and communicate in English moderately complex information in varied written formats to internal and external customers. Oral Communications: Ability to comprehend and communicate complex verbal information in English to medical center staff, patients, families and external customers. Knowledge: Ability to demonstrate in-depth knowledge of concepts, practices and policies with the ability to use them in complex varied situations. Team Work: Ability to act as a team leader for small projects or work groups, creating a collaborative and respectful team environment and improving workflows. Results may impact the operations of one or more departments. Customer Service: Ability to provide a high level of customer service and staff training to meet customer service standards and expectations for the assigned unit(s). Resolves service issues in the assigned unit(s) in a timely and respectful manner. Physical Nature of the Job: Light work: Exerting up to 20 pounds of force frequently to move objects. Some elements of the job are sedentary, but the employee will be required to stand for periods of time or move through out the hospital campus ,validThrough:2018-07-13T04:00:00Z,title:Senior Social Worker,datePosted:2018-06-13T16:47:48Z}

Company Profile
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) is one of the nation's preeminent academic medical centers. We are committed to excellence in clinical care, biomedical research and education and to the health and wellness of our patients and our communities.

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