Job ID 85999 Full / Part Time: Part-Time
Location: Springfield, Massachusetts
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Department: Inpatient Social Work
Hours: 8 weekly
Schedule: Mondays only
Please include a resume with your application
Baystate Health (BH) is one of New England’s leading and largest integrated health care organizations, serving a population of nearly one million people throughout western New England. With roots dating back to the founding of Springfield City Hospital in 1873, Baystate Health has been providing high-quality and compassionate health care in western Massachusetts for more than 145 years. With more than 12,000 employees, a medical staff of nearly 3,100 physicians, and a net patient service revenue of more than $2.5 billion, the ever-growing health system includes five Massachusetts hospitals and the Baystate Mary Lane Outpatient Center in Ware.
What you will be doing:
Principle duties related to direct clinical services. Responsible for addressing the psychosocial issues that arise in acute care and emergency department settings, through a range of focused Social Work interventions and practices. The role is designed to assist patients, families, physicians, and other members of the health care team to work through an identified problem to positively affect the continuity of care, and optimal outcome of healthcare services at BMC.
Demonstrates knowledge about human behavior and theory; and about the psychosocial impact of disease on individuals and families as it relates to their age and stage of development. Coordinates input from all health care professionals, patient and family to formulate a documented discharge plan assuring continuity of care on a daily basis. Additional responsibilities may include psychosocial research and/or education, as well as collaboration, and/or education, with other members of the health care team. Demonstrates clear written and verbal communication skills. Supports the mission and philosophy of the department as well as the Operating and Service Standards of Baystate Medical Center.
What you need to qualify:
Master’s degree in Social Work or related field
Minimum of two years as a practicing social worker in a health care setting required. Equivalent experience in a health care setting internship will be considered.
Baystate Health is an Equal Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, ancestry, age, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.
Location/Region: Springfield, MA