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Social Worker (Clinical) Per-diem openings

Universal Health Services


Location:
BOSTON, MA
Date:
03/24/2017
Job Code:
215344
Universal Health Services
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Social Worker (Clinical) Per-diem openings

Job Code:  215344
Facility: Arbour Hospital
Location: BOSTON, MA US Northeast
Region: Northeast
Travel Involved: 0-10%
Job Type: Per Diem
Job Level: 
Minimum Education Required: Master's Degree 
Skills: Health Care -> Behavioral Health
 
Category: Allied Health
FTE: 0.01
Position Summary:
Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS) is one of the nation's largest and most respected health care management companies, operating through its subsidiaries acute care hospitals, behavioral health facilities and ambulatory centers nationwide. Founded in 1978, UHS subsidiaries now have more than 65,000 employees. The UHS business strategy is to build or purchase health care properties in rapidly growing markets and create a strong franchise based on exceptional service and effective cost control. Our success comes from a responsive management style and a service philosophy based on integrity, competence and compassion.
 
Arbour Hospital, a 118 bed (106 Adult/12 Adolescent) private psychiatric facility located in Boston’s Jamaica Plain neighborhood; the hospital also manages a satellite adult psychiatric unit in Quincy. Arbour Hospital is accredited by The Joint Commission and licensed by the MA Department of Mental Health. 

Position Summary:
Arbour Hospital currently has per-diem Social Worker (Clinical) positions available. The Social Worker is responsible for the completion of a biopsychosocial assessment/evaluation, provides treatment, therapy, psycho-education and/or counseling utilizing individual, family or group modalities as well as the development of a clinical discharge plan for continuing care. Fluency in Spanish strongly preferred.

This is a per-diem position for day and evening shifts.

Main responsibilities:
Biopsychosocial assessments, treatment plan and goals
• Coordinates discharge planning with patient, family and outside agencies as necessary
• Coordinates aftercare planning with psychiatrist
• Must possess knowledge and skills necessary to interact compassionately and appropriately with patients on a regular basis.
• Strong assessment and treatment skills

 
Requirements
The following are the job requirements for the Social Work position:
• Masters Degree in Social Work/Counseling with appropriate licensure or license eligible
• Experience preferred working in an inpatient hospital or mental health setting.
• Must possess knowledge and skills necessary to interact compassionately and appropriately with patients on a regular basis.
• Strong assessment and treatment skills.
• Exceptional organizational skills and ability to set priorities.
• Demonstrated ability to communicate effective orally and in writing.
• Exemplary professionalism with respect to confidentiality.
• Strong interpersonal skills enabling effective team collaboration.
• Demonstrates ability to understand the role of social worker in a complex, fast-paced inpatient environment.

UHS is not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms for this employment opportunity. Please, no phone calls or emails. All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at UHS via-email, the Internet or in any form and/or method without a valid written search agreement in place for this position will be deemed the sole property of UHS. No fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by UHS as a result of the referral or through other means.


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