mso-bidi-font-size:10.0pt">A Social Worker LSW/Counselor
reports to the Manager
of the Department of Social Work and Counseling and Program
Director/Unit Chief and evaluates and treats a wide range of
problems applying clinical social work skills in order to assist
their families in the resolution of personal and environmental
attributed to mental or physical illness.
Provides direct clinical
services to children and families as determined by
Provides discharge planning
case management and acts as community liaison as necessary for
Coordinates clinical services
provided with members of the interdisciplinary team.
according to established policies and procedures.
Participates in service
related meetings including but not limited to: team meetings
conferences community meetings staff meetings and
Participates in committees
and other activities of the social work department.
Attends Social Work and
Counseling Department staff meetings and meets all
responsibilities related to
the social work department.
Observes all hospital
policies rules and regulations.
May provide clinical
supervision and/or consultation to social work/counseling staff
students and other trainees or staff as arranged with the
May participates in the MSW/LMHC
training program and in providing staff development as arranged
with the Manager
of Social Work and Counseling.
May implement other
administrative teaching and training functions as delegated and
agreed upon by
Program Chief and Social Work and Counseling Manager.
other duties as necessary.
Masters Degree from an
accredited school of social work or related field and must be a
Social Worker (LCSW) a RI Licensed Independent Social Worker
(LICSW) a RI
Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC) or RI Licensed Marriage
Demonstrated knowledge and
skills necessary to provide care to patients throughout the life
consideration of aging processes human development stages and
patterns in each step of the care process.
For general social work/counseling
privileges; must have relevant clinical experience and have RI
For independent clinical
privileges: must have four years post masters experience and
LICSW/LMHC/LMFT. Experience in a clinical
setting with children adolescents and families. Experience
supervising clinical social workers
preferred. Eligibility for privileging in three of the five
independent practice. Recommendation of immediate supervisor and
WORK ENVIRONMENT AND PHYSICAL
Works in a normal office
environment with exposure to patient care.
Performs independently within
department policies and practices.
Refers specific complex problems to supervisor where
departmental policies and procedures may be required.
May supervise MSW/LMHC
Interns commensurate with experience.
Lifespan is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment
without regard to race color religion sex national origin age
ethnicity sexual orientation ancestry genetics gender identity or
expression disability protected veteran or marital status. Lifespan
is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.
Location: Bradley Hospital USA:RI:East Providence
Work Type: Full Time
Shift: Shift 1