Social Worker

Profession Specialty City State Position ID
Allied Health Social Worker Harvard MA 165526
Job Description

Social Worker
Full-Time/Permanent Position
Competitive Pay with Great Benefits!
Monday-Friday; Day Shift

A community hospital in northern Massachusetts Social Worker, LICSW to perform care management work within their Geriatric Pyschiatric department.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Perform psychosocial assessments on Medicare, Medicaid and high-risk patients to determine social service and discharge planning needs
  • Communicate social service and discharge planning needs to the physician 
  • Assist physician with facilitating post-hospital care
  • Maintain referral list and resource knowledge for the patient
  • Communicate with family members and caretakers regarding the needs of the patient 
  • Interact with patient/family and involve patient/family in the formation of the plan of care
  • Consult with other departments to collaborate on patient care and performance improvement activities
  • Actively participates in applicable committees and team meetings, as appropriate
REQUIREMENTS: 
  • Master’s Degree from an accredited school of Social Work
  • Massachusetts license as a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker (LICSW)
  • 1 year of outpatient or inpatient social work experience.

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