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Clinical Social Worker

The PPOC*-ASAP Clinical Social Worker will be an embedded, fully integrated, ASAP-affiliated clinician delivering direct services in pediatric primary care offices and participating in office-based collaborative team rounds and multi-disciplinary care. They will report directly to the Director of Integrated Substance Use Treatment Services.

This is a 20 hour, grant-funded position located at Bridgewater Pediatrics in Bridgewater, MA.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities
• Delivers 15 hours of direct patient care per week in the pediatric office setting
• Performs comprehensive evaluations to assess severity of substance use problems and disorders, psychosocial and mental health needs
• Provides individual therapy to patients of the pediatric practice
• Provides case coordination for identified patients within the pediatric practice in consultation with the Director of Integrated Substance Use Treatment Services and the ASAP clinical team
• Serves 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 services into the medical home under the direction and approval of the Director of Integrated Substance Use Treatment Services, ASAP, the PPOC and practice leadership
• Facilitates communication between patient and family; education of family about substance use and substance use disorders, appropriate levels of care and treatment options
• Provides 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
• Participates in departmental meetings, committees, work groups as assigned

*Pediatric Physician's Organization at Children's

• A Master's degree in Social Work with a license for independent clinical practice (LICSW) in Massachusetts or license eligible within 12 months of hire
• Strong clinical skills and experience with various therapeutic modalities
• Experience working with substance use disorder identification and treatment
• Flexibility and adaptability required to work in a busy medical practice

To expedite the response time, please visit:
http://www.childrenshospital.org/career-opportunities/search-career-opportunities and enter 44275BR into the AutoReqID section of the search option to complete an application.