Social Worker - Baystate Health

Req#: R28781
Category(s): Behavioral Health, Social Worker
Full Time / Part Time: Full-Time
Shift: First

Baystate Health is seeking a Full-time Therapist for our Child & Adolescent Outpatient Department

Up to $5,000 sign-on bonuses (external applicants eligible)

This specialist position in the Child Behavioral Health department will emphasize collaboration with the multi-disciplinary Adolescent Medicine Eating Disorders Clinic and working with medically complex cases. The primary responsibility will be outpatient assessment and treatment of eating disorders and other medical cases. The primary treatment modality in the ED clinic is Family Based Treatment, but a range of therapeutic approaches may be used. Training in the FBT approach will be provided. We take pride in our multidisciplinary team approach to clinical care, which encourages the sharing of perspectives and input both within our clinic, across departments, and with our community partners while working together on challenging cases. In this position, experience providing evidence-based treatment to children and adolescents is required.

In addition, this position offers the opportunity for psychologists for a voluntary academic appointment with UMass Medical School-Baystate. Our department is strongly rooted in a creative, academic environment that emphasizes evidence-based practice and is highly engaging for clinicians.

Additional responsibilities will include:

  • Possess master’s or doctoral level knowledge of eating disorders and their treatment, developmental stages, child and adolescent mental health diagnoses, current treatment modalities, ethical guidelines, and therapeutic processes.

  • Participate in teaching opportunities, including potential supervision of graduate practicum students, as well as teaching medical students, psychiatry residents, and child psychiatry fellows.

  • Provide culturally sensitive treatment to clients.

  • Provide a safe environment.

  • Demonstrate accountability for personal and professional growth.

THE ADVANTAGES OF WORKING WITH BAYSTATE!

  • Excellent Compensation

  • High-quality, low-cost medical, dental and vision insurance

  • Generous PTO – up to 25 days in the first year, with scheduled earned increases

  • Continuing education support and reimbursement

  • First Time Home Buyers Financial Packages

  • Farm Share Memberships

  • 403b retirement company match & annual company contribution increase based on years of service

  • Free money coach advice from a certified professional

  • Wellbeing programs that include but are not limited to mental, physical, and financial health

  • Adoption assistance

  • Pet, home, auto and personal insurance

  • Life insurance

  • Work-life integration

  • Reimbursement for a variety of wellbeing activities, included but limited to gym membership and equipment, personal trainer, massage and so much more!

Qualifications:

  • Doctorate in clinical psychology or independent licensure in social work

  • Licensure in MA

What You Need To Know:

Full-time / 40 hours

Location: Springfield, MA

Organization and Area Information

Baystate Health is a not-for-profit integrated health system headquartered in Springfield, MA and serving Western Massachusetts and the greater Hartford-Springfield region. The system is one of Massachusetts’ largest employers, with four hospitals, over 80 medical practices, and more than 12,000 employees. Baystate Medical Center is located in the Pioneer Valley, a geographically and culturally diverse area of Western Massachusetts, spanning three counties that range in character from highly urbanized (Hampden), to primarily rural (Franklin), to a vibrant college town atmosphere (Hampshire). The area includes easy access to nature, including small mountain ranges and the Connecticut River that flows through the region; multiple museums and historical sites; a variety of arts & cultural events; and abundant recreational opportunities. In addition, the Pioneer Valley area is only a short distance to nearby big city attractions, including Boston (less than two hours by car) and New York City (three hours by car).

Baystate Health is an Equal Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, ancestry, age, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.

We strive to be the place where we can help you build the career you deserve – apply today – YOU belong at Baystate!

OUR COMPENSATION PHILOSOPHY

We offer competitive total compensation that includes pay, benefits, and other recognition programs for our employees. The base pay range shown above considers the wide range of factors that are considered in making compensation decisions including knowledge/skills; relevant experience and training; education/certifications/licensure; and other business and organizational factors. This base pay range does not include our comprehensive benefits package and any incentive payments that may be applicable to this role.

To apply: https://baystatehealthjobs.com/job/eating-disorders-therapist-r9563/

For additional information, please contact: Peter Thunfors, Ph.D. at 413-794-7366 or at Peter.Thunfors@baystatehealth.org 

You Belong At Baystate

At Baystate Health we know that treating one another with dignity and equity is what elevates respect for our patients and staff. It makes us not just an organization, but also a community where you belong. It is how we advance the care and enhance the lives of all people.

DIVERSE TEAMS. DIVERSE PATIENTS. DIVERSE LOCATIONS.

Education:

Master of Science: Social Work (Required)

Certifications:

Licensed Family and Marriage Therapist – Other, Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker – State of Massachusetts, Licensed Mental Health Counselor – Other

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

Baystate Health is an Equal Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, ancestry, age, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.

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