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This PPOC ASAP Clinical Social Worker will be responsible for:
Remotely delivering patient care for several pediatric programs based in Northwestern MA - (Lexington Pediatrics, Greater Lowell Pediatrics and Framingham Pediatrics), but once the pandemic is under control the ability to be physically present in the practices some of the time may be required.
Performing comprehensive evaluations to assess severity of substance use issues and direct treatment planning
Providing individual substance use treatment to patients of the pediatric practices
Providing case coordination for identified patients within the pediatric practices in consultation with the Director of Integrated Treatment and the ASAP clinical team
Serving as a member of a medical home team to plan and implement patient care, assist in program development and participate in continuous quality improvement efforts as it relates to the integration of substance use treatment into the medical home under the direction and approval of the Director of Integrated Substance Use Services
Facilitating communication between patient and family; education of family about adolescent substance use, appropriate levels of care and treatment options
Providing consultation to medical home team members on psychosocial and substance use issues and specific patient needs; conducts related staff and/or community education programs as assigned
Participating in departmental meetings, committees, work groups as assigned
To qualify, you must have:
A Master's degree in Social Work with a license for independent clinical practice (LICSW) in Massachusetts.
Strong clinical skills and experience with various therapeutic modalities.
Experience working with substance use disorder identification and treatment is highly preferred.
Flexibility and adaptability required to work in a busy medical practice.
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 an affordable health, vision and dental insurance, generous levels of time off, 403(b) Retirement Savings plan, Pension, Tuition Reimbursement, 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.