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Emerson Hospital Medical Social Worker, $20,000* sign-on! in Concord, Massachusetts

Job Summary

Reports to the Social Work Supervisor. In partnership with nurses in the Care Management Department, social workers’ focus is to provide support to patients and families. Completes psychosocial assessments which enable them to address a range of issues including adjustment to illness, safety and protection, socioeconomic issues, non-compliance, cultural and spiritual issues, crisis intervention and end-of-life care, and facilitating appropriate discharge planning and disposition.

Minimum Qualifications: *Eligible for sign-on bonus with 1+ year of experience

  • Education

  • Masters degree from a school of social work accredited by the Council on Social Work Education.

  • Experience

  • At least two year experience as a Medical Social Worker, preferably in a community setting.

  • Licensure and/or Certification

  • Licensed to practice as a Social Worker by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, BLS for the healthcare provider.

  • Skills

  • Communication skills.

  • Assessment skills.

  • Critical thinking skills.

  • Organizational skills.

  • Computer skills.

  • Ability to maintain confidential information.

  • Ability to read, write and communicate in English.

  • Excellent customer service skills require

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