CLINICAL SOCIAL WORKER, iCMP LCSW 9/13/2016

Massachusetts General Hospital(MGH) Boston, MA

Company
Massachusetts General Hospital(MGH)
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
3024741
AJE Ref #
576163417
Location
Boston, MA
Experience
Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
Job Type
Regular

JOB DESCRIPTION

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The Integrated Managed Care Program (iCMP) at MGH is looking for clinical social worker with: MSW required. MA LICSW preferred, however, LCSW with experience working toward LICSW will be considered. Experience in the field of Geri-psych, substance abuse and/or community mental health services preferred. Clinical experience, understanding of, and comfort working with patients of all ages who suffer complex medical and psychiatric problems, ability to work with the families/caregivers of such patients, and ability to help patients and families/caregivers understand and access the resources required to support care. Strong understanding of psychiatric and family system and ability to use this understanding to formulate succinct case summaries. Good organizational and time management skills Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing Strong interpersonal skills, enabling effective team collaboration, as well as ability to work independently. Knowledge of specific medical/psychiatric illnesses, procedures and treatments. Ability to provide rapid clinical psychosocial assessments and brief, short or long term treatment/management with individuals, families, caregivers, couples and/or groups. Advanced crisis intervention/treatment/management skills. Demonstrated competency in age specific behaviors, cultural issues, effect of illness, as well as family member illness, on patient. Knowledge of end of life care issues. Ability to work effectively as a member of a multi-disciplinary team. Demonstrated ability to consult/teach.Knowledge of community agencies/resources. Ability to advocate/negotiate systems for/with patients. Documents in medical record according to policies and procedures. Maintains confidentiality in accordance with HIPPA and MGH policies Normal office working conditions, home visits, patient visits in a community setting, and inpatient and outpatient medical and psychiatric settings. MA LICSW strongly preferred, however, LCSW with experience working toward LICSW will be considered. This position is in the MGH main campus. Massachusetts General Hospital is an Equal Opportunity Employer. By embracing diverse skills, perspectives and ideas, we choose to lead. Applications from protected veterans and individuals with disabilities are strongly encouraged.