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SOC - Social Work/Clinical Social Worker

Company: Aura Staffing Partners
Location: Northbridge
Posted on: June 22, 2022

Job Description:

Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) or Master of Social Work (MSW)We are seeking a Massachusetts Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) or Master of Social Work (MSW) for our Facility in Salem, MA. Must have experience working in a Skilled Nursing Facility and be familiar with working with the post-acute care patient population. The LCSW or MSW will utilize individual and group therapy skills to assist patients and their families in achieving and maintaining a maximum level of physical, social and emotional functioning via teleconferencing. Responsibilities include working as part of a multi-disciplinary treatment team to advise family caregivers, and patients, and help plan a smooth transition to the next level of care.LCSW or MSW consistently demonstrates support of the hospital statement of Mission and Philosophy by striving for excellence, contributing to the team efforts and showing respect and compassion for patients and their families, fellow employees, and all others with whom there is contact at or in the interest of the institute.LCSW or MSW demonstrates Core Attributes: Communication, Accountability, Flexibility/Adaptability, Judgment/Problem Solving, Customer Service and Values (Hope, Compassion, Discovery, Collaboration, & Commitment to Excellence) while fulfilling job duties.*** Must be licensed in Massachusetts to qualify for this position ***Principal Responsibilities:1. Interviews patients and family members to obtain information about home, social environment, family relationships, health history, patient's functioning and treatment goals2. Explains patient's background, needs, and family dynamics to the team and participates in the planning of a comprehensive post-hospital care program for the patient3. Collaborates with Licensed Clinical Social Worker to determine the most effective social work treatment modality and carries out therapy to facilitate the adjustments to disability and resolve psychosocial problems with patient and/or family4. Collaborates with other health care professionals to develop, manage, and measure the effectiveness of the transition program5. Assists patient and family with community integration and referrals including DORS/DOA/Private Attendant Care Services, Home Health referrals, Continuum referrals, School reintegration, and Outpatient Services6. Identifies eligibility and assists family in applying for entitlements. Investigates alternative sources of funding for uncovered services in the community7. Participates in professional organizations and activities; assists in the orientation of other health care professionals in understanding the services and purpose of social work8. Perform all other duties that may be assigned in the best interest of the hospitalKnowledge, Skills & Abilities Required1. Master's Degree in Social Work from an accredited university required2. Current Massachusetts designation as a LCSW or MSW required3. Demonstrated understanding of the principles, practices, techniques and professional standards in the field of social work4. Knowledge of community resources, health care system and interdisciplinary functioning5. Interpersonal communication, advocacy and analytic skills required to work with patients and families, and various medical professionals #plbeckyPandoLogic. Keywords: Clinical Social Worker, Location: Northbridge, MA - 01534

Keywords: Aura Staffing Partners, Worcester , SOC - Social Work/Clinical Social Worker, Healthcare , Northbridge, Massachusetts

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