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Exciting full-time position available for a Social Worker on our soon to open inpatient psychiatry unit at Boston Children's Hospital @ Waltham. The unit serves children 8-18 years, many of whom have co-morbid medical problems, e.g. eating disorders, neurological disorders, etc. This person will orient and train on our Boston inpatient psychiatry unit until the Waltham unit opens.
The Clinical Social Worker will be responsible for:
Collaborating with attending psychiatrist to oversee/coordinate direct delivery of care to assigned patients and their families on an acute 12 bed medical-psychiatric unit.
Providing individual and family therapy within a multidisciplinary team.
Crisis intervention, psychosocial assessment, trauma and bereavement counseling, child protection evaluation and management, and after care planning.
To qualify, you must have:
A Master's degree in Social Work, and an LCSW (LICSW preferred) in the state of MA
Analytical skills to collect information from diverse sources, apply professional principles in performing various analyses, and summarize the information and data in order to solve problems
An ability to independently carry cases while working well within an interdisciplinary team model
Excellent oral, written and interpersonal communication skills.
Experience working with children and adolescents in an acute psychiatric setting preferred.
Please note: During a public health emergency, individuals in this role may be expected to take on additional duties to respond to organizational needs.
Boston Children's Hospital offers competitive compensation and unmatched benefits, including affordable health, vision and dental insurance, generous levels of time off, 403(b) Retirement Savings plan, Pension, Tuition Reimbursement, cell phone plan discounts and discounted rates on T-passes (50% off). Discover your best.
Boston Children's Hospital is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or disability.
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About Boston Children's Hospital
Boston Children's Hospital is a 395-bed comprehensive center for pediatric health care. As one of the largest pediatric medical centers in the United States, Children's offers a complete range of health care services for children from birth through 21 years of age.