Licensed Independent Clinical Social WorkerApply Now Department Case Management Schedule Per diem Shift Days Hours Days vary, 8a-430p
Statement of Purpose:Under the general direction of the Director of Care Management, evaluates, diagnoses and treats a wide range of psycho-social problems applying individual clinical social work skills in order to assist patients and their families/significant others in the resolution of personal and environmental problems, attributable to mental or physical illness, which prevent them from achieving their highest level of psycho-social functioning. Interpersonal skills necessary to interact with patients, families, medical staff and outside agencies in providing services, reaching consensus and problem resolution.
Functions independently within the scope of department policies and goals and within the framework of licensure. Training and experience necessary to address the specific needs of the patients served in an assigned area of responsibility. This includes issues relating to age and stage of development and the particular special needs and cultural patterns of the patient populations being served. Analytical and therapy skills necessary to evaluate patients, develop treatment plans, initiate therapy, and evaluate results.
Qualifications:1. Education: Masters degree in Social Work from an accredited graduate school.
2. Certification / License: Massachusetts LICSW is required
3. Experience: Twoyears experience in a clinical setting, preferably in health care.
Interpersonal skills necessary to interact with patients, families, medical staff and outside agencies in providing services, reaching consensus and problem resolution.