Clinical Social Worker, MSW, LICSW, PPOC/ASAP - Needham (20 hours) - Military Veterans

at Boston Children's Hospital

Brookline, Massachusetts

Job Posting Description

At Boston Children’s Hospital, the quality of our care – and our inclusive hospital working environment – lies in the diversity of our people. With patients from local communities and 160 countries around the world, we’re committed to reflecting the spectrum of their cultures, while opening doors of opportunity for our team. Here, different talents pursue common goals. Voices are heard and ideas are shared. Join us, and discover how your unique contributions can change lives. Yours included

The ASAP-PC Clinical Social Worker will be fully integrated into the identified PPOC pediatric primary care practice delivering substance use evaluation and treatment to patients and caregivers both in person and using a virtual platform.  This position will include direct patient care in addition to providing trainings and education within the community. All direct patient care activities will be on behalf of the PPOC practice; time spent conducting trainings and providing educational resources will be done so on behalf of Boston Children’s Hospital.

The ASAP-PC Clinical Social Worker will be responsible for:
  • Performing comprehensive evaluations to assess severity of substance use issues and direct treatment planning
  • Providing individual substance use treatment to patients of the pediatric practice
  • Providing case coordination for identified patients within the pediatric practice in consultation with the Director of Integrated Substance Use Services and the ASAP clinical team
  • Serving as a member of a medical home team to plan and implement patient care, assist in program development and participate in continuous quality improvement efforts as it relates to the integration of substance use treatment into the medical home under the direction and approval of the Director of Integrated Substance Use Services
  • Facilitating communication between patient and family; education of family about adolescent substance use, appropriate levels of care and treatment options
  • Providing consultation to medical home team members on psychosocial and substance use issues and specific patient needs; conducts related staff and/or community education programs as assigned
  • Completing data collecting on patient activities and providing such data as required by the project funder.
  • Participating in departmental meetings, committees, work groups as assigned
  • Documenting time spent on clinical and non-clinical activities on a bi-weekly basis
  • Providing training, educational resources and work flow consultation to the pediatric office staff
 
To qualify, you must have:
  • A Master’s degree in Social Work with a license for independent clinical practice (LICSW) in Massachusetts.
  • Strong clinical skills and experience with various therapeutic modalities.
  • Experience working with substance use disorder identification and treatment is highly preferred.
  • Flexibility and adaptability required to work in a busy medical practice.
 
This is a 20-hour benefits eligible position based in Needham, MA at Needham Pediatrics.
 
Boston Children’s Hospital offers competitive compensation and unmatched benefits, including an affordable health, vision and dental insurance, generous levels of time off, 403(b) Retirement Savings plan, Pension, Tuition Reimbursement, 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.
 

Brookline, Massachusetts

Boston Children's Hospital is a 404-bed comprehensive center for pediatric health care. As one of the largest pediatric medical centers in the United States, Boston Children's offers a complete range of health care services for children from birth through 21 years of age. (Our services can begin interventions at 15 weeks gestation and in some situations we also treat adults.)

We have approximately 25,000 inpatient admissions each year and our 200+ specialized clinical programs schedule 557,000 visits annually. Last year, the hospital performed more than 26,500 surgical procedures and 214,000 radiological examinations.

Our team of physicians and nurses has been recognized by a number of independent organizations for overall excellence, and we're proud to share some notable examples with you here.

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