Clinical Social Worker, LICSWJob ID 3661844256
Clinical Social Worker provides clinical services to patients seeking treatment in the Dual Diagnosis Partial Hospital Program and other affiliated programs by providing education, individual and group therapy, and diagnosing and developing a treatment plan for patients with addiction and psychiatric co-morbid conditions. Ensures Joint Commission, CMS, DPH, DMH and BWH/BWFH compliance.
Responsible for the following for patients admitted to the Dual Diagnosis Partial Hospital Program:
Completion of an inital assessment
Formulation of an intial treatment plan
Provide detailed orientation to the program
Completion of the treatment consent
Provision of education, individual and group treatment, and case management services to patients and their families
Meet with patients for weekly individual psychotherapy as deemed necessary
Development of a clinical discharge plan for continuing care
Refer patients to the appropriate level of care as needed
Verification of treatment letters
Completion of all required daily progress notes, discharge planning, group planning, billing and other documentation as necessary
Obtain medication authorizations
Provide clinical coverage for affiliated programs in the Addiction Recovery Program as requested by the supervisor
Participate in research or quality improvement projects as requested by the supervisor
Assisting in the education of trainees (e.g. medical students, psychiatry residents) as requested by the supervisor
Vacation coverage to other Psychiatry/Addictions areas as necessary for safe patient care
Attendance at all staff and treatment team meetings
Assist in research and quality improvement projects as requested
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.
Master in Social Work
Staff adheres to all I.C.A.R.E. Standards
Ability to write/formulate a psychosocial assessment.
Ability to use diagnostic criteria based on the DSM IV/5 to formulate a diagnostic impression and determine level of functioning
Academic and working knowledge of addiction/addictive behavior and implications in a clinical practice
Outstanding problem solving skills
Excellent verbal and telephone skills
Time management, ability to organize and manage multiple priortities and take initiative
Strong team player
Ability to manage confidential information
Computer skills including Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and Outlook
The Outpatient Department is an intensive clinical environment. Focus: Individual treatment, family work, consultations nads utilization review with insurance companies for continued care authorizations. Patient/social worker ratio is variable and dependent on patient census and acuity.
Brigham and Women’s Faulkner Hospital is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to an employee’s protected status, such as age, race, sex, color, ancestry, religion, national origin, physical or mental disability, veteran status, citizenship, gender identity or expression or sexual orientation.
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