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The ASAP-PC Clinical Social Worker will be fully integrated into the identified PPOC pediatric primary care practice delivering substance use evaluation and treatment to patients and caregivers both in person and using a virtual platform. This position will include direct patient care in addition to providing trainings and education within the community. All direct patient care activities will be on behalf of the PPOC practice; time spent conducting trainings and providing educational resources will be done so on behalf of Boston Children's Hospital.
The ASAP-PC Clinical Social Worker will be responsible for:
Performing comprehensive evaluations to assess severity of substance use issues and direct treatment planning
Providing individual substance use treatment to patients of the pediatric practice
Providing case coordination for identified patients within the pediatric practice in consultation with the Director of Integrated Substance Use Services 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
Completing data collecting on patient activities and providing such data as required by the project funder.
Participating in departmental meetings, committees, work groups as assigned
Documenting time spent on clinical and non-clinical activities on a bi-weekly basis
Providing training, educational resources and work flow consultation to the pediatric office staff
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.
This is a 20-hour benefits eligible position based in Boston, MA at Longwood Pediatrics.
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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