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Dialysis Clinic, Inc. Dialysis Social Worker-MSW in Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts


Dialysis Clinic, Inc. is recruiting top talent interested in supporting our nonprofit mission to prioritize individualized care for patients facing chronic kidney disease. Our mission states “the care of the patient is our reason for existence,” and our dedicated team embodies our sole purpose during every patient interaction. We seek motivated, compassionate individuals to provide top-notch patient care. DCI offers paid training, competitive pay, weekends off, outstanding benefits and a positive, mission-driven culture. Join DCI today to build relationships and gain fulfillment serving individuals in our comfortable clinical setting with a lower caregiver-to-patient ratio than other providers.

The Dialysis Social Worker is responsible for assessing and responding to the psychosocial needs of our dialysis patients to ensure the best possible outcomes and improve quality of life.

Schedule: Regular Part-Time (min. 20 hrs./week)

Compensation : Pay range from $55,000-$89,000 per year depending on dialysis experience


  • Support and mentorship opportunities available through peer and corporate training for individuals new to renal care

  • Comprehensive medical, dental and vision benefits

  • Life and long-term care insurance provided at no additional expense to employee

  • Paid time off (PTO) including holidays

  • Extended Sick Bank (ESB) in addition to PTO – paid time for doctor appointments, sickness or medical leave

  • Retirement plans with $.50 of each contributed dollar matched for eligible employees, up to 8 percent

  • Employee assistance program

  • Wellness program

  • Among others


What You Can Expect:

  • Provide patient support to address emotional, financial and lifestyle changes associated with chronic kidney disease

  • Assist patients with utilizing community resources for nutritional, emotional, transportation and housing support

  • Advocate and assist patients with accessing healthcare and other benefits

  • Educate patients and their families regarding end-stage renal disease treatment options, including dialysis, transplant and medical management

  • Help patients compare treatment options, empowering them to make informed decisions about their care

  • Coordinate translation services for patients and caregivers

  • Assess family and support system and refer for additional services as needed

  • Provide counseling services to patients and their families directed at helping them cope with kidney failure and dialysis, follow the treatment plan and achieve the patient’s rehabilitation goals

  • Develop and implement individualized care plans with interdisciplinary care team based on psychosocial assessment to help patients enjoy a better quality of life

  • Collaborate with interdisciplinary care team to assess ongoing needs and modify care plan as necessary

  • Educate interdisciplinary team members about emotional aspects of dialysis

  • Advocate for patients at clinic, community and state/federal levels

  • Serve as ESRD Network liaison

  • Engage in a data-driven quality improvement process to positively impact outcomes


Successful Candidates Bring:

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Active listening skills to understand patient and family concerns

  • Desire to collaborate with care teams

  • Ability to problem solve


  • Master’s Degree in Social Work (MSW) required

  • Licensed in the state of practice as required by state regulations

  • New MSW graduates welcome, job shadow opportunities available

  • Renal care experience preferred, not required

DCI’s Differentiator:

Since opening the first clinic 50 years ago in Nashville, Tenn., our Dialysis Clinic, Inc. family has grown to be the nation’s largest nonprofit dialysis provider with more than 270 locations in 30 states, serving nearly 14,000 patients each day. DCI invests in our care teams and funds research to further kidney care and treatment options. DCI prioritizes a holistic approach and offers hemodialysis, home dialysis and peritoneal dialysis treatment options. We empower patients to live meaningful and productive lives while also delivering high quality kidney care, saving lives and reducing hospitalizations. Learn more about DCI and see if we’re hiring in a clinic near you!

DCI is committed to building a diverse and inclusive organization. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability or veteran status.

DCI is a federal contractor and an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer-Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities. If you are having difficulty using the online application system or would like to request other accommodations or application methods, please contact Doug Patterson at or 615-327-3061. Once a request has been made, DCI will initiate a discussion with you about your needs and whether an accommodation can be provided. DCI is committed to providing such accommodations where possible.

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Job Location US-MA-Jamaica Plain

Posted Date 3 weeks ago (4/3/2024 3:41 PM)

ID 2024-18811

# of Openings 1

Address 1155 Centre Street

Category Social Work