Job Board


Clinical Social Worker

Assesses patient and family to ascertain psychosocial problems.
Identifies those issues to be addressed during the patient's care, and formulates plan with the family.
Reports any and all suspected cases of abuse and neglect and follows up to ensure patient receives timely comprehensive
consultations and compliance with legal mandates.

Consults and collaborates with GROW clinic team members to insure that patient's emotional and psychosocial needs are addressed.
Utilizes Social Work technique and theory to assist patient and family in coping with illness or social problem to achieve improved
functioning and emotional state.
Maintains patient confidentiality according to hospital policy. Practices professional discretion when determining the inclus ion of
any patient information into medical record or department clinical record notes.
Notes in medical record the exclusion of critical patient information and its availability.
Documents each patient encounter in the hospital electronic medical record. Specifically, documents ongoing treatment work in the
Department clinic records. Each recording shall include date, time, title and signature.
Complies with departmental, regulatory and professional requirements for documentation recording, and data collection.
Submits department statistics and other records and reports within required time frames.
Maintains competency in areas of responsibility to ensure quality care.
Attends scheduled staff meetings and in-service education program offerings with punctuality and consistency.
Obtains continuing education units necessary to maintain licensure.
Assists management in the operation of a quality department by participating in department programs and complying with
department policies and procedures.
Supports graduate and undergraduate training programs by supervising students (per assignment).
Identifies weaknesses in operation and recommends improvements.
Works diligently on department committees, per Director's appointments.
Represents department throughout hospital and outside community.
Regularly maintains work area and equipment in a neat and orderly manner; assists in the cleaning and organizing of department on
own initiative and reports any malfunctioning equipment as observed by supervisor.
Maintains a complete understanding of emergency procedures.
Conforms to hospital standards of conduct, including those pertaining to patient rights, so that the best possible customer service and
patient care may be provided.
Home and school visits in Boston inner city neighborhoods and surrounding towns, particularly gateway cities.
Helps find and deliver concrete resources, camperships, and providing a holiday party for Grow clinic children and families.

Requires Master's Degree from an accredited school of Social Work. MSW or equivalent degree minimum.

Requires a Massachusetts Licensed Certified Social Worker or Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker

Requires level of knowledge of Social Work process and community resources and agencies in relation to health, illness, and
disability, generally acquired through one to two years on-the-job training.


Multilingual, multicultural applicants encouraged to apply - Spanish and/or Portuguese are especially useful.
Knowledge of community resources and agencies that serve the children and families. Advanced interpersonal skills necessary to interact effectively with various healthcare professionals, to develop and
maintain effective therapeutic relationships with patients and families, and to supervise graduate students.
Must be comfortable in a fast paced and dynamic work environment (sense of humor is valued).
Ability to work in an interdisciplinary team.
Cultural sensitivity and comfort with a wide range of racial and ethnic populations. Bicultural/Bilingual competency a
Computer literacy with ability to use standard word processing, spreadsheet programs and e -mail (i.e. MS Word, Excel,
Outlook) and web browsers.
Valid driver's license required. Access to a vehicle preferred for home visits.

Apply directly on the Boston Medical Center website:

No phone calls please.