BWH Senior Social Worker
Description: Serves as the senior clinician in the department and provides clinical supervision to assigned social workers. Assists the manager in the day to day operations of the department including quality improvement activities.. Attends treatment teams and consults on an as needed basis with other team members around issues of his/her expertise, including case management and disposition planning. Also, provides direct clinical service to assigned in-patients, inclusive of individual and family treatment interventions, case management, disposition planning and care consultation. Is responsible for assessments, treatment and discharge planning for each patient assigned. Assists and serves as a resource to social workers in the department in problem solving on difficult to manage cases.
Incumbent performs duties in accordance with corporate, organization and department policies and procedures while adhering to the overall mission of Bournewood Health Systems.
Bournewood Health Systems is dedicated to providing quality, evidence-based and person-centered treatment for people with mental health and substance use conditions in a safe and respectful environment in partnership with the individuals and families we serve, focusing on support, hope and recovery.
Bournewood is committed to a philosophy and an environment of care in which we treat people with dignity, respect and mutuality; protect their rights; provide the best care possible; support them in returning to their natural communities; and include patients and families as partners in their treatment. Our philosophy stands for providing a safe and therapeutic environment for patients, families and staff in which restraint and seclusion are prevented through the use of a range of resources and tools. All Bournewood employees are educated in and support this philosophy. All candidates must be able and willing to promote the values of trauma-informed and patient-centered care.
Start Date: ASAP
Qualifications: Candidates must have experience with individuals with mental health, substance use and co-occurring mental health and substance use conditions; strong organizational and interpersonal skills, and the ability to multitask. Must be LICSW and preference will be given to the candidate with at least 2 years supervisory experience.
Location: Brookline, MA