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Clinical Social Worker

The Pediatric Physicians' Organization at Children's (PPOC), a preferred Boston Children's Hospital Community of Care member, is seeking candidates for an exciting opportunity in pediatric behavioral health integration.  Successful candidates will join the provider staff at a PPOC primary care practice and work within the patient-centered medical home.

There are currently two .5 FTE positions available. One position is in Andover. The other, in Revere, requires availability on Mondays 2-8pm, Wednesdays 8am-5pm, and Saturdays 9am-2pm.  

Responsabilities:

  • Delivering fully-integrated behavioral health services within the practice;
  • Conducting behavioral health screenings and diagnostic evaluations;
  • Delivering evidence-based treatment to children and families;
  • Providing consultative support to medical staff of the practice;
  • Making behavioral health referrals to specialty providers.

 Requirements: 

  • Master's degree in Social Work.
  • License for independent practice in state of MA.
  • Analytical skills to collect information from diverse sources, apply professional principles in performing various analyses, and summarize the information and data in order to solve problems.
  • Excellent oral, written and interpersonal communication skills.

The successful applicant will have a minimum of five years of clinical experience working with children, adolescents, and families.  Experience in pediatric primary care, or other pediatric medical setting is strongly preferred.  Experience with cognitive behavioral therapy, motivational interviewing, and problem solving therapy is highly desirable.  Candidates should have a proven record of collaborative service delivery, and the flexibility and adaptability required to work in a busy medical practice. 

Please apply on-line,  http://www.childrenshospital.org/career-opportunities, or contact Ellen Goodman, LICSW, ellen.goodman@childerns.harvard.edu.