Clinical Social Worker: Integrated Behavioral Health Clinician, Center For Infectious Diseases (Cid)

Boston Medical Center Boston , MA 02298

Posted 2 months ago

Position Summary:

Under the clinical supervision of the Department of Psychiatry's Integrated Behavioral Health team, the Integrated Behavioral Health Clinician will work as a member of the Center for Infection Diseases (CID) Clinic. The CID practice provides comprehensive services in all areas of infection diseases, with particular expertise in HIV/AIDS. The role of the clinician is to work collaboratively with the Infectious Disease team to ensure that the behavioral health and substance use needs of the patients are met. The clinician will have knowledge or experience working with HIV/AIDS, LGBTQ+, Sexual Health, and Substance Use. The clinician will support the ReCOVer Long COVID clinic embedded in CID. The ReCOVer clinic provides comprehensive care to patients who have COVID-19 symptoms for more than four weeks after recovering from initial infection. The clinician will provide assessments and behavioral health treatment to patients experiencing behavioral health symptoms secondary to COVID. Clinical responsibilities include, but are not limited to, conducting psychosocial assessments, crisis interventions, leading groups, formulating psychosocial diagnoses and treatment plans, and implementing effective treatments for patients and family members. The clinician will also provide education/teaching regarding behavioral health conditions and treatment to CID providers and staff.

Position: Clinical Social Worker: Integrated Behavioral Health Clinician, Center for Infectious Diseases (CID)

Department: Social Services

Schedule: Full Time

Requirements

  • Requires Master's Degree from an accredited school of Social Work or mental health counseling and experience with trauma-informed care

  • Requires a Massachusetts license as a Licensed Certified Social Worker (LCSW) or Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker (LICSW) or Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC) or obtain LCSW or LMHC within 6 months of hire date.

  • Previous experience in Integrated Behavioral Health or Medical Setting preferred.

  • Previous experience with infectious disease, LGBTQ+, and substance use preferred

  • Requires level of knowledge of Social Work process and community resources and agencies in relation to health, illness, and disability, and social determinants of health

  • Advanced interpersonal skills necessary to interact effectively with various healthcare professionals, to develop and maintain effective therapeutic relationships with patients and families

  • Cultural sensitivity and comfort with a wide range of racial and ethnic populations. Cultural competence is very important. Bicultural/Bilingual competency a plus.

  • Ability to work in an interdisciplinary team.

  • Computer literacy with ability to use standard word processing, spreadsheet programs and e-mail (i.e. MS Word, Excel, Outlook) and web browsers.

  • Must be comfortable in a fast paced and dynamic work environment (sense of humor is valued).

Other Responsibilities:

  • Attendance at IBH and Psychiatry meetings and in-service education program offerings through the Department of Psychiatry

  • Attendance at Infectious Disease meetings under the direction of supervisor

  • Obtaining continuing education as necessary to maintain licensure

  • Utilizes hospital's behavioral standards as the basis for decision making and to facilitate the hospital's mission.

  • Follows established hospital infection control and safety procedures.

  • Maintains patient confidentiality according to hospital policy. Practices professional discretion when determining the inclusion of any patient information into medical record or department clinical record notes.

  • Documents each patient encounter in the medical record or the Department clinical record concurrently according to Department policies

  • Performs other duties as needed.

  • May be requested to provide coverage in other clinics as assigned

Must adhere to all of BMC's RESPECT behavioral standards.

(The above statements in this job description are intended to depict the general nature and level of work assigned to the employee(s) in this job. The above is not intended to represent an exhaustive list of accountable duties and responsibilities required).

JOB REQUIREMENTS

EDUCATION:

Requires Master's Degree from an accredited school of Social Work or school of Mental Health Counseling or related field as determined by the Board of Registration of Allied Mental Health and Human Services Professions or National Certified Counselor (NCC) preparing for licensure as an LMHC

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS REQUIRED:

Requires a current Massachusetts Licensed Certified Social Worker (LCSW), Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker (LICSW), or Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC).

EXPERIENCE:

  • Previous experience in Integrated Behavioral Health or Medical Setting preferred.

  • Requires level of knowledge of Social Work process and community resources and agencies in relation to health, illness, and disability, and social determinants of health

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS:

  • Advanced interpersonal skills necessary to interact effectively with various healthcare professionals, to develop and maintain effective therapeutic relationships with patients and families

  • Cultural sensitivity and comfort with a wide range of racial and ethnic populations. Cultural competence is very important.

  • Bicultural/Bilingual competency a plus.

  • Ability to work in a multidisciplinary team.

  • Computer literacy with ability to use standard word processing, spreadsheet programs and e-mail (i.e. MS Word, Excel, Outlook) and web browsers.

  • Must be comfortable in a fast paced and dynamic work environment (sense of humor is valued).

icon no score

See how you match
to the job

Find your dream job anywhere
with the LiveCareer app.
Mobile App Icon
Download the
LiveCareer app and find
your dream job anywhere
App Store Icon Google Play Icon
lc_ad

Boost your job search productivity with our
free Chrome Extension!

lc_apply_tool GET EXTENSION

Similar Jobs

Want to see jobs matched to your resume? Upload One Now! Remove
Integrated Behavioral Health ClinicianObstetrics And Gynecology

Boston Medical Center

Posted 1 week ago

VIEW JOBS 6/17/2022 12:00:00 AM 2022-09-15T00:00 POSITION SUMMARY: Under the clinical supervision of the Department of Psychiatry's Integrated Behavioral Health team, the Integrated Behavioral Health Clinician will work as a member of the Obstetrics and Gynecology (OB-GYN) clinic. The role of the clinician is to work collaboratively with the Obstetrics team to ensure that the behavioral health and substance use needs of the pre and post-natal patients are met. The clinician will have knowledge or experience working with maternal health, pre and post-partum mood disorders and substance use. The clinician will utilize trauma-informed, strengths based evidence based techniques and theories in providing clinical care to patients and families. Clinical responsibilities include, but are not limited to, conducting psychosocial assessments, crisis interventions, leading groups, formulating psychosocial diagnoses and treatment plans, and implementing effective treatments for patients and family members. The clinician will also provide education/teaching regarding behavioral health conditions and treatment to OB-GYN providers and staff. Position: Integrated Behavioral Health Clinician-Obstetrics and Gynecology Department: Social Services Schedule: Full Time ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES / DUTIES: Requirements * Requires Master's Degree from an accredited school of Social Work or mental health counseling and experience with trauma-informed care * Requires a Massachusetts license as a Licensed Certified Social Worker (LCSW) or Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker (LICSW) or Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC) or obtain LCSW or LMHC within 6 months of hire date. * Previous experience in Integrated Behavioral Health or Medical Setting preferred. * Previous experience with maternal health, pre and post partum mood disorders and substance use preferred * Requires level of knowledge of Social Work process and community resources and agencies in relation to health, illness, and disability, and social determinants of health * Advanced interpersonal skills necessary to interact effectively with various healthcare professionals, to develop and maintain effective therapeutic relationships with patients and families * Cultural sensitivity and comfort with a wide range of racial and ethnic populations. Cultural competence is very important. Bicultural/Bilingual competency a plus. * Ability to work in an interdisciplinary team. * Computer literacy with ability to use standard word processing, spreadsheet programs and e-mail (i.e. MS Word, Excel, Outlook) and web browsers. * Must be comfortable in a fast paced and dynamic work environment (sense of humor is valued). Other Responsibilities: * Attendance at IBH and Psychiatry meetings and in-service education program offerings through the Department of Psychiatry * Attendance at Obstetrics and Gynecology meetings under the direction of supervisor * Obtaining continuing education as necessary to maintain licensure * Utilizes hospital's behavioral standards as the basis for decision making and to facilitate the hospital's mission. * Follows established hospital infection control and safety procedures. * Maintains patient confidentiality according to hospital policy. Practices professional discretion when determining the inclusion of any patient information into medical record or department clinical record notes. * Documents each patient encounter in the medical record or the Department clinical record concurrently according to Department policies * Performs other duties as needed. Must adhere to all of BMC's RESPECT behavioral standards. (The above statements in this job description are intended to depict the general nature and level of work assigned to the employee(s) in this job. The above is not intended to represent an exhaustive list of accountable duties and responsibilities required). JOB REQUIREMENTS EDUCATION: Requires Master's Degree from an accredited school of Social Work or school of Mental Health Counseling or related field as determined by the Board of Registration of Allied Mental Health and Human Services Professions or National Certified Counselor (NCC) preparing for licensure as an LMHC CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS REQUIRED: Requires a current Massachusetts Licensed Certified Social Worker (LCSW), Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker (LICSW), or Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC). EXPERIENCE: * Previous experience in Integrated Behavioral Health or Medical Setting preferred. * Requires level of knowledge of Social Work process and community resources and agencies in relation to health, illness, and disability, and social determinants of health KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS: * Advanced interpersonal skills necessary to interact effectively with various healthcare professionals, to develop and maintain effective therapeutic relationships with patients and families * Cultural sensitivity and comfort with a wide range of racial and ethnic populations. Cultural competence is very important. * Bicultural/Bilingual competency a plus. * Ability to work in a multidisciplinary team. * Computer literacy with ability to use standard word processing, spreadsheet programs and e-mail (i.e. MS Word, Excel, Outlook) and web browsers. * Must be comfortable in a fast paced and dynamic work environment (sense of humor is valued). Boston Medical Center Boston MA

Clinical Social Worker: Integrated Behavioral Health Clinician, Center For Infectious Diseases (Cid)

Boston Medical Center