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Medical Social Worker

Company: Franciscan Children's Hospital
Location: Brighton
Posted on: September 25, 2022

Job Description:

The Medical Social Worker is responsible for the delivery of clinical social work services to children and families. The candidate will be licensed independently at the LICSW level and can provide supervision to other social workers or social work interns as needed. As a member of an organization committed to service excellence, participation in quality improvement planning, team, and staff meetings are expected. PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
* Identifies family needs, finds appropriate resources, and completes necessary applications/referrals.
* Schedules and facilitates family team meetings. Attends other regularly scheduled meetings, such as interdisciplinary rounds, rehab rounds, transition meetings, discharge planning meetings and patient care conferences.
* Completes required documentation and paperwork, including assessments and progress notes in a timely manner.
* Provides therapeutic services to families.
* Works in collaboration with multidisciplinary team members, including external partners.
* Maintains contact with collaterals. In cases where the child is in DCF custody, medical social worker will liaise with the Department as needed for coordination of care.
* Provides staff support when needed and assists staff in recognizing challenges related to patient and family's social complexities to allow staff to provide trauma informed care. EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
* MSW in clinical social work is required
* At least three to five years' experience (preferably at least two years of which were in a hospital setting)
* Experience with children and families dealing with complex medical issues (preferably at least one year of which was in a hospital or rehabilitation setting)
* Prior experience with supervising staff and/or social work interns is preferred Job Type: Full-time Benefits:
* 401(k)
* Dental insurance
* Health insurance
* Paid time off
* Vision insurance
Medical specialties:
* Pediatrics
* Psychiatry
* 8 hour shift
* Monday to Friday Ability to commute/relocate:
* Brighton, MA 02135: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required) Experience:
* Social work: 3 years (Preferred) Work Location: One location

Keywords: Franciscan Children's Hospital, Boston , Medical Social Worker, Healthcare , Brighton, Massachusetts

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