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Children's Hospital Boston Clinical Social Worker, MSW Emergency Dept. 16 hrs Sat/Sun 3:30p -12a in Boston, Massachusetts

65221BRJob Posting Title:Clinical Social Worker, MSW Emergency Dept. 16 hrs Sat/Sun 3:30p -12aDepartment:Medicine-Emergency MedicineAutoReqId:65221BRStatus:Part-TimeStandard Hours per Week:16 Job Posting Category:Social ServicesJob Posting Description:This Clinical Social Worker Emergency Services will be responsible for:

  • Responding to social needs and issues in the Emergency Department and throughout the inpatient services.

  • Completes biopsychosocial assessments and other specialized trauma assessments.

  • Provides trauma-informed, strengths-based interventions on behalf of patients and families.

  • Screens and assesses patients for needs regarding social determinants of health.

  • Provides case management and advocacy on behalf of patients and families.

  • Collaborates with multi-disciplinary teams and community providers on behalf of patients and families.

  • Provides brief, solution-focused interventions and develops safety plans with patients as needed.

  • Uses techniques including motivational interviewing, reflective listening, and trauma-focused cognitive-behavioral treatment to support patients and families

  • Provides crisis intervention and problem-solving support as needed.

  • Provides information, referrals, and counseling relative to child protective needs, intimate partner violence, end of life needs, community violence, substance use/abuse, mental health concerns, and homelessness.

  • Provides education, crisis intervention, and emotional support to patients and families as needed.

  • Communicates effectively and proactively with various healthcare professionals and team members.

  • Develops and maintains effective therapeutic relationships with patients and families

To qualify, you must have:

  • A Master’s degree in Social Work, and LCSW or LICSW is required.

  • Strong clinical skills and experience with various therapeutic modalities.

  • Cultural sensitivity and comfort with a wide range of racial and ethnic populations. Cultural competence is very important. Bicultural/Bilingual competency is a plus.

  • Must be comfortable in a fast-paced and dynamic work environment (sense of humor is valued!).

This position is 16 hours, every Saturday and Sunday, 3:30PM – 12AM

This position is eligible for a $2000 sign on bonus!

Office/Site Location:BostonRegular, Temporary, Per Diem:Regular