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Children's Hospital Boston Clinical Social Worker, MSW Emergency Dept. - 16 hrs Sat/Sun 9:30a-6p in Boston, Massachusetts

65117BRJob Posting Title:Clinical Social Worker, MSW Emergency Dept. - 16 hrs Sat/Sun 9:30a-6pDepartment:Medicine-Emergency MedicineAutoReqId:65117BRStatus:Part-TimeStandard Hours per Week:16 Job Posting Category:Social ServicesJob Posting Description:Boston Children’s Hospital’s acclaimed Social Work Emergency Services team responds to social needs and issues in the Emergency Department and throughout inpatient services. This includes performing biopsychosocial assessments, as well as implementing trauma-informed, strengths-based interventions. We also provide management and advocacy for both patients and families.

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, Sat/Sun 9:30a-6p

This position is eligible for a $5,000 sign on bonus!

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

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