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Per Diem Social Worker, MSW (LICSW or LCSW)

Company: Melrose Wakefield
Location: Medford
Posted on: May 9, 2022

Job Description:

Company DescriptionMelroseWakefield Healthcare is a coordinated system of hospitals, physician practices and community-based services providing care for communities throughout north suburban Boston. We are distinguished by the range of clinical care and services we provide locally for the continuum of care in clinical collaboration with Tufts Medical Center, as well as an affiliation with the Lawrence Memorial. Our focus is simple: a better approach to providing health care, we bring together top-quality primary, emergency and specialty care, locally. Everything you and your family need, right in your neighborhood to be your best healthy.Job DescriptionProvides evening and weekend social work and case management services to patientson the inpatient Geriatric Med-Psych unit, based on local and national Professional Social Work Standards and Code of Ethics.Completes psychosocial assessment on assigned inpatients within 72 hours of admission.Assesses discharge planning needs for assigned patients and implements completed aftercare plan.Maintains contact with patient's family, other mental health providers, and other collaterals in order to facilitate their input and involvement in treatment and discharge planning.Conducts utilization review as requested or required on all assigned patients when patient insurance plan requires. Facilitates group treatment in the milieu. QualificationsMaster's Degree from an accreditedSchoolofSocial Work.LCSW required, LICSW preferred.Previous experience in inpatient psychiatry or mental health setting working with major mental illness and substance abuse diagnoses preferred.Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing.Ability to work as a team player.Ability to engage a wide variety of patients and collaterals in the acute treatment and discharge planning process.Ability to identify and access community resources.Additional InformationAll your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES STATEMENT:Must be able to perform all essential functions of this position with reasonable accommodation if disabled.The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. They are not intended to be construed, as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified. MelroseWakefield Healthcarereserves the right to modify position duties at any time, to reflect process improvements and business necessity.COVID-19 POLICY:Please note that effective October 1, 2021, as a condition of employment at MelroseWakefield, all employees and new hires must have received their complete dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, unless they have been granted an exemption.PDN-9583981b-119a-4d32-a49f-1ae95decb2ed

Keywords: Melrose Wakefield, Medford , Per Diem Social Worker, MSW (LICSW or LCSW), Healthcare , Medford, Massachusetts

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