Clinical Social Worker, Per Diem

Surgical Services Worcester, Massachusetts


Position at UMass Memorial Medical Center

Everyone is a Caregiver

At UMass Memorial Health Care, Everyone is a Caregiver regardless of title. Exceptional patient care, academic excellence and leading-edge research make UMass Memorial the premier health care system of Central and Western Massachusetts, and a place where we can help you build the career you deserve. We are more than 14,000 employees, working together as one health care system. And everyone, in their own unique way, plays an important part, everyday.

Requisition #: 203038
Title: Clinical Social Worker - Outpatient
Department: Kidney Acquisition
Location: UMass Memorial Medical Center – University Campus
Grade: PRC6
Posting Date: May 6, 2020
Shift: Mixed
Status: Non-Exempt
Union: Non-Union
Hours: As Needed
Shift Length: 8 hours
Position Summary:

Provides psychosocial assessment and a full range of social services to patients with chronic diseases and their families. Assists in planning, development, implementation and evaluation of funded programs.

Major Responsibilities:
  • Provides psychosocial assessment, crisis intervention, and counseling to patients and their families. Documents evaluations and interventions in medical record.
  • Facilitates referral for psychiatric services. Facilitates access to and coordinates delivery of social services, including financial assistance, health insurance, medication reimbursement, transportation, housing, extended care, home care, hospice, and community–based services.
  • Provides information and referral to specialized intervention programs, including substance abuse, detoxification, and rehabilitation.
  • Organizes and facilitates family meetings, interagency conferences, and groups/workshops for patients and their families, as well as staff psychosocial and multicultural development programs
Position Qualifications:
Required License/Certification/Education:
  • Masters Degree in Social Work (MSW) from an accredited institution with LICSW license.
Required Experience/Skills:
  • One to three years of social work experience, including demonstrated ability in psychosocial assessment, knowledge of community resources, crisis intervention skills, ability in discharge planning, and ability to work in a multidisciplinary team.
  • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely in both oral and written form.
Standards of Respect:

Standards of Respect
We’re striving to make respect a part of everything we do at UMass Memorial – for our patients and for each other. We’re expecting that our new caregivers practice our six Standards of Respect: Acknowledge, Listen, Communicate, Be Responsive, Be a Team Player, and Be Kind, to help us make respect a part of how we take care of business everyday.

As an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer, UMMHC recognizes the power of a diverse community and encourages applications from individuals with varied experiences, perspectives and backgrounds. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, gender identity and expression, protected veteran status or other status protected by law.

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