Social Worker - Baystate Health

Req#: R28766
Category(s): Behavioral Health, Social Worker
Full Time / Part Time: Per Diem
Shift: First

We are looking for a Per Diem Medical Social Worker to join our Social Work team at Baystate Franklin Medical Center in Greenfield, MA!

Resume Required with Application

SCHEDULE:

  • Per Diem

Baystate Franklin Medical Center is an 89-bed community hospital in Greenfield, MA. Rooted in a rich tradition of service and accountability to the people of Franklin County, North Quabbin, and surrounding communities, BFMC services include emergency, surgery, cancer, heart and vascular, obstetrics, and more.

  • More than 200 physicians on active and courtesy staff
  • More than 24,000 Emergency Department visits annually.
  • More than 400 babies delivered each year in The Birthplace – a progressive, midwife-driven service.
  • Training site for the Family Medicine residency, and for residents in emergency medicine, surgery, and obstetrics programs based at Baystate Medical Center
  • Franklin Medical Center joined Baystate Health in 1986

Rooted in a rich tradition of 125 years of service and accountability, our highly skilled team is committed to advancing care with our state-of-the art facilities and technology. Baystate Franklin houses a $26 million surgical center and the talented surgical teams of the Baystate Health network. Our spacious pre-surgery, recovery, and family waiting areas offer privacy and comfort with natural light, healing gardens, and other amenities. Our multidisciplinary approach gives you access to specialists from across the Baystate Health system, offering comprehensive and collaborative medical treatments close to home.

For more information, please visit us online at: baystatehealthjobs.com or interact with us socially at facebook.com/BaystateCareers or on Twitter @BaystateCareers

All correspondence can be directed to:

Cole Courtemanche, Healthcare Recruiter

cole.courtemanche@baystatehealth.org

Summary: 

Provide clinical social work to enhance the medical treatment plan and to support and maximize the psychosocial functioning and adjustment of patient who receive home health care services.

Job Responsibilities: 

1) Clinical Practice/Biopsychosocial Assessment/Documentation
Provides a comprehensive psychosocial assessment of patients. Demonstrates sensitivity to the issue of culturally appropriate service and able to identify spiritual issues. Participates with team, patient and family to develop plan of care and provide counseling for long-range planning and for discharge from BVNAH services. Accurately document social work interventions in the patient record in accordance with agency policy. Familiarizes self with Medicare/Medicaid and other third-party guidelines and eligibility requirements.

2) Clinical intervention/counseling
Provide counseling for long-range planning and for discharge from VHAH services. Provide counseling, education and support to patient and family related to the identified medical condition/stressors. Provide short term therapy regarding psychosocial barriers to the medical treatment plan.

3) Patient/family relationship/advocacy
Develop and maintain network with community referral resources. Make referrals for appropriate community resources and assist patients and families in negotiating community systems. Provide crisis intervention in consultation with supervisor.

4) Professional Development/Education
Support and educate staff regarding psychosocial and spiritual aspects of patient care. Participate in clinical and administrative meetings. Attend educational programs to improve skills and knowledge in the medical social work field as per requirements of the Massachusetts Board of Licensing for Social Workers. Demonstrates knowledge of developmental stages for the applicable age groups (neonate, infant, toddler, adolescent, child, adult, elder adult) and applies developmental theories and concepts when implementing care for patients.

5) Assume additional responsibilities as needed
Adhere to system and department compliance policies, and any applicable Laws and regulations.

Required Work Experience: 

1) Degree must be from a school accredited by the Council on Social Work Education

2)  Knowledge of NASW standards

Preferred Work Experience: 

1) None Listed

Skills and Competencies: 

1) Experience working in a healthcare setting

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:

Bachelor of Science: Social Work (Required)

Certifications:

Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker – State of Massachusetts

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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