At Boston Children's Hospital, success is measured in patients treated, parents comforted and teams taught. It's in discoveries made, processes perfected, and technology advanced. In major medical breakthroughs and small acts of kindness. And in colleagues who have your back and patients who have your heart. As a teaching hospital of Harvard Medical School, our reach is global and our impact is profound. Join our acclaimed Critical Care, Anesthesia and Perioperative Extension (CAPE) Program Division of Critical Care Medicine and discover how your talents can change lives. Yours included.
The Critical Care, Anesthesia, Perioperative, Extension (CAPE) and Home Ventilation Program is a unique team of clinicians, respiratory therapist, and social worker with the goal of improving the quality of life of children who need long-term ventilator assistance at home. The CAPE Program designs individual care plans for each child with complex medical needs and helps coordinate care with primary care providers, surgical specialties, home care nursing, medical equipment companies, and other community services.
This CAPE Research Mental Health Social Worker will be responsible for:
Delivering a Tele-Mental Health psycho-education intervention for parents enrolled in a research study through the Critical Care, Anesthesia and Perioperative Extension (CAPE) program.
Administration of an hour-long psych-education intervention by video-teleconferencing to study participants, in Spanish or in English.
Participating in training according to research study protocols.
Providing flexible patient intervention sessions within a week of enrollment into the research study, and take part in a weekly supervisory session.
Follow up with patients to facilitate continued participation in the study and taking part in provision of necessary documentation following research protocols.
To qualify, you must have:
A Master's degree in Social Work.
LCSW in the state of MA is required, LICSW is preferred.
Cognitive ability to observe, analyze and interpret general and technical data, (verbal and written) accurately.
Strong communication and interpersonal relationship skills with the ability to respond to events effectively. Interest in working with multicultural patients with complex needs.
Ability to follow research protocols and procedures.
Bilingual English-Spanish preferred, as patients will be Spanish or English speaking Latinos.
Diverse candidates strongly encouraged to apply.
Night and weekend availability is required, to provide flexible patient sessions within a week of enrollment into the study to meet time requirements of the research protocol and patient's needs.
Please note: During a public health emergency, individuals in this role may be expected to take on additional duties to respond to organizational needs.
Boston Children's Hospital offers competitive compensation and unmatched benefits, including affordable health, vision and dental insurance, generous levels of time off, 403(b) Retirement Savings plan, Pension, Tuition Reimbursement, cell phone discounts and discounted rates on T-passes (50% off). Discover your best.
Boston Children's Hospital is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or disability.
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About Boston Children's Hospital
Boston Children's Hospital is a 395-bed comprehensive center for pediatric health care. As one of the largest pediatric medical centers in the United States, Children's offers a complete range of health care services for children from birth through 21 years of age.