Boston Medical Center Clinical Social Worker-Boston Medical Center-Inpatient Adults and Outpatient OB/GYN-16 Hours Days (SEIU) in Boston, Massachusetts
Clinical Social Worker-Boston Medical Center-Inpatient Adults and Outpatient OB/GYN-16 Hours Days (SEIU)
Job ID 5100052 Date posted 07/12/2017
Boston Medical Center (BMC) is more than a hospital. It´s a network of support and care that touches the lives of hundreds of thousands of people in need each year. It is the largest and busiest provider of trauma and emergency services in New England. Emphasizing community-based care, BMC is committed to providing consistently excellent and accessible health services to all—and is the largest safety-net hospital in New England. The hospital is also the primary teaching affiliate of the nationally ranked Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) and a founding partner of Boston HealthNet – an integrated health care delivery systems that includes many community health centers. BMC provides a full range of pediatric and adult care services, from primary to family medicine to advanced specialty care.
BMC is also committed to our employees, who are a very important piece to who we are. We pride ourselves in providing equal employment opportunity and non-discrimination for all employees and qualified applicants without regard to a person's race, color, gender, age, religion, national origin, ancestry, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation or any characteristic protected under applicable law. BMC will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities, in accordance with applicable law.
Clinical Social Worker 16 Hours Tuesdays and Fridays 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Inpatient Adults and Outpatient OB/GYN
Utilizing clinical social work techniques and theory, the clinical social worker consults on, assesses, and intervenes with high-risk patients and their families regarding the impact/amelioration of emotional and social problems. Duties also include, but are not limited to, conducting psychosocial assessments, making a psychosocial diagnosis, planning and implementing effective treatments, evaluation, education, supervision, coaching and mentoring of the patient (client) and family members. The position consults with, collaborates and communicates with a wide range of social, governmental and legal agencies, courts, schools, clinics, other hospitals, physicians and other sources in the overall care of the patient.
Requires Master’s Degree from an accredited school of Social Work.
Requires a Massachusetts license as a Licensed Certified Social Worker or Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker (or eligible for licensure within 90 days of hire).
Duties and Responsibilities: (these are a general summary and not all inclusive)
Previous experience in hospital or healthcare setting preferred.
Requires knowledge of Social Work process and community resources and agencies relative to health, protective services, crisis intervention, disability, etc.
Advanced interpersonal skills necessary to interact effectively with various healthcare professionals, to develop and maintain effective therapeutic relationships with patients and families, and to supervise graduate students.
Must be comfortable in a fast paced and dynamic work environment (sense of humor is valued).
Excellent English language skills to summarize and communicate orally and in writing moderately complex information in varied formats to internal and external customers.
Cultural sensitivity and comfort with a wide range of racial and ethnic populations. Bicultural/Bilingual competency a plus.
Computer literacy with ability to use standard word processing, spreadsheet programs and e-mail (i.e. MS Word, Excel, Outlook) and web browsers.
An Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Females, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.