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Emerson Hospital Medical Social Worker MSW - Per Diem, Minimum 24 hours/month! 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 Education Masters in Social Work from an accredited school of social work.

Experience Hospital experience required Knowledge of psycho-social implications of illness and disease on individual and family systems.

Licensure and/or Certification LCSW required LICSW prefered

Skills Knowledge of Medical terminology. Ability to work in a team framework. Critical thinking skills. Organizational skills. Excellent customer service skills. Must be able to read, write, and communicate in English. Computer skills required Ability to maintain confidential information