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Social Worker (MSW/LCSW or LICSW)

Plymouth, Massachusetts

Organization Facility: Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital Plymouth Category: Social Services Job ID: JR46401 Date posted: 04/02/2024
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When you join the growing BILH team, you're not just taking a job, you’re making a difference in people’s lives.

Job Type:


Scheduled Hours:


Work Shift:

Evening (United States of America)

40hpw; Day/ Evening Shift; Split Shift; Rotating weekends and holidays

Job Description:


Provide clinical intervention, including psychosocial, risk and level of care assessments, for patients identified as meeting high risk criteria by Care Team members. Complete the Case Management Initial Assessments for patients assigned to Social Work upon admission. Provide consultation to members of the Care Team on bio-psychosocial, environmental and cultural factors. Provide brief therapeutic intervention with patient and families around the issues of diagnosis, adjustment, grief or loss. Utilize appropriate case management interventions to address current and/or future barriers to care and well-being; facilitate referral to support services to promote well-being and manage length of stay. Upon patient admission, initiate the process of developing a discharge plan with patient, family and medical interdisciplinary team which will result in a safe disposition for the patient. Facilitate family and treatment team meetings early in the admission, as clinically indicated. Participate in supervision and team meetings. Adhere to National Association of Social Work ethics and scope of service standards for Social Work Case Management practice.

It is understood that this is a summary of key job functions and does not include every detail of the job that may reasonably be required.

Experience/Knowledge/Skills Required

  • Four years of Social Work experience within healthcare setting, psychiatric and substance use.
  • Knowledge of community resources
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills
  • Person-centered engagement skills
  • Ability to build relationships with patients, family members, community collaborators and colleagues
  • Brief treatment and crisis intervention skills

Education Required

  • Masters in Social Work (MSW)


  • Licensed Independent Clinical Social Work (LICSW)

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As a health care organization, we have a responsibility to do everything in our power to care for and protect our patients, our colleagues and our communities. Beth Israel Lahey Health requires that all staff be vaccinated against influenza (flu) and COVID-19 as a condition of employment. Learn more about this requirement.

More than 35,000 people working together. Nurses, doctors, technicians, therapists, researchers, teachers and more, making a difference in patients' lives. Your skill and compassion can make us even stronger.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled

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Why join Beth Israel Lahey Health?

If you’re looking for a career where you can make a difference and explore your potential, Beth Israel Lahey Health is the place you belong. Our system includes a network of hospitals, physician practices, outpatient centers, and other healthcare facilities and we offer a broad range of careers in direct patient care, environmental services, registration, finance and many other fields. We are focused on providing compassionate and personalized healthcare with a strong reputation for clinical excellence and research and offer diverse opportunities for career growth and development. Conveniently, we have many locations in communities across Eastern Massachusetts and Southern New Hampshire.

At Beth Israel Lahey Health, we see you for all that you are – your experience and your dreams. Explore our open opportunities and find out why so many have already chosen to join our team.

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