Social Worker MSW

Job Ref: 18082
Category: Social Work
Location:
Emerson Hospital, 133 Old Road to Nine Acre Corner, Concord, MA 01742

Department: Care Management
Schedule: Full Time
Shift: Day shift
Hours: 8a-4:30p

Job Summary
Reports to the Social Work Supervisor. In partnership with nurses in the Care Management Department, social workers’ focus is to provide support to patients and families. Completes psychosocial assessments which enable them to address a range of issues including adjustment to illness, safety and protection, socioeconomic issues, non-compliance, cultural and spiritual issues, crisis intervention and end-of-life care, and facilitating appropriate discharge planning and disposition.

Minimum Qualifications
Education
Masters in Social Work from an accredited school of social work.

Experience
Hospital experience required
Knowledge of psycho-social implications of illness and disease on individual and family systems.

Licensure and/or Certification
LCSW required
LICSW prefered

Skills
Knowledge of Medical terminology.
Ability to work in a team framework.
Critical thinking skills.
Organizational skills.
Excellent customer service skills.
Must be able to read, write, and communicate in English.
Computer skills required
Ability to maintain confidential information