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UMass Memorial Health Care, Inc. CLIN Social Worker LCSW in Worcester, Massachusetts

This position may have a signing bonus available a member of the Recruitment Team will confirm eligibility during the interview process. Everyone Is a Caregiver At UMass Memorial Health, everyone is a caregiver - regardless of their title or responsibilities. Exceptional patient care, academic excellence and leading-edge research make UMass Memorial the premier health system of Central Massachusetts, and a place where we can help you build the career you deserve. We are more than 16,000 employees, working together as one health system in a relentless pursuit of healing for our patients, community and each other. And everyone, in their own unique way, plays an important part, every day. \$5000 sign-on bonus Provides assessment of patients/families and their adaptation to patient\'s illness. Provides counseling as needed and ensures maximum patient participation in plans for discharge and recovery. Identifies system or discharge problems and develops discharge plans and presents options to patients. Assessment of all potential cases of abuse: child, elderly, disabled and/or domestic violence. Major Responsibilities: \ Provides clinical service to patients and their families through individual, family or group work, such as biopsychosocial assessment, crises intervention, treatment planning and counseling relative to medical conditions. \ Identifies clinical resources and make referrals when necessary. \ Collaborates with physicians, care coordinators, discharge planners, and other health care professionals to identify barriers to discharge or treatment and help resolve these issues with patients, families or external sources. \ Advocates for patients and families as they negotiate the health care system so that effective care, treatment and planning may occur. \ Documents all information obtained in evaluation, assessment, consultation, referral and disposition to comply with regulatory requirements, as well as ensuring best possible patient outcome. Position Qualifications: Required: \ Master\'s Degree in Social Work. \ Current Massachusetts Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) licensure. Experience/Skills: Required: \ Demonstrated ability in psychosocial assessment, knowledge of community resources, crisis intervention skills, ability in discharge planning, and ability to work with a multidisciplinary team. \ Data compilation and analysis skills. \ Excellent written and communications skills. \ Basic computer skills. Preferred: \ One to three years of Social Work experience. Click Here to Apply