Clinical Social Worker-Emergency Department, -24 hrs, rotating weekends

Brigham & Women's Faulkner Hospital(BWFH) - Boston, MA (30+ days ago)4.1

SCHEDULE-Part time-24 hours week, every other weekend

The clinical social worker will provide psychosocial assessments and interventions for patients and their families in the Emergency Department. The social worker must be able to intervene using best clinical practice regarding a medical crisis, trauma, concern for abuse/neglect and filing mandated reports when indicated, assess for and provide treatment planning for substance use disorders (familiarity with Section 35 process and other treatment modalities and resources), assess for and provide problem solving regarding barriers to discharge from the ED as well as barriers to inpatient admission when indicated, and collaborate with community resources and agencies to expedite patient care needs.

As member of interdisciplinary team, will collaborate with MD, RN, RNCM, and all other disciplines involved with the patients’ care. Will participate in daily huddles regarding patients’ medical and psychosocial needs and will remain available to ED staff for social work consultation as indicated.

Brigham and Women's Faulkner Hospital is a 171 bed non-profit, community teaching hospital located in Jamaica Plain directly across the street from the Arnold Arboretum. Founded in 1900, Brigham and Women's Faulkner Hospital has a long history of meeting the health care needs of our patients by offering comprehensive care in a wide variety of specialties. At Brigham and Women's Faulkner Hospital, our world revolves around our patients and their families, which is why we’ve been nationally recognized for our best practices in patient care, safety measures and surgical outcomes. If you’re looking for more than a career, join Brigham and Women’s Faulkner Hospital. Our patients call it better care. Our employees call it home.

Education: Master’s of Social Work Degree from accredited Social Work program required
Licensure: Current Massachusetts Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) required
Experience: Previous clinical social work experience in a hospital setting preferred, but will consider other settings that required similar social work skills necessary for this position
Competencies: Clinical experience and comfort working with patients of all ages and medical concerns, diverse cultures, abuse, neglect, violence, trauma, grief, loss, bereavement, substance use, complex family dynamics, and ability to support staff managing the same patient and family challenges.
Position reports to Social Work Manager for Inpatient Medicine, Surgery, Addiction, and ED.

EEO Statement Brigham and Women’s Faulkner Hospital is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, protected veteran status, or on the basis of disability.

Primary Location
: MA-Boston-Brigham & Women's Faulkner Hospital
Work Locations
Brigham & Women's Faulkner Hospital
1153 Centre Street
Boston 02130
: Social Worker
: Brigham & Women's Faulkner Hospital(BWFH)
: Part-time
Standard Hours : 24
: Day Job
Employee Status
: Regular
Recruiting Department : BWFH Social Work Department
Job Posting
: Aug 1, 2018