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Child/Adolescent Clinician LICSW Griswold Center Baystate Wing Hospital

Job ID R524 Full / Part Time:Full time
Location:Palmer,Massachusetts
Regular/Temporary:Regular

As the Child/Adolescent Clinician in the Griswold Center at Baystate Wing Hospital, your essential functions include; to provide direct evaluation and treatment services to patients as directed by the Director of Behavioral Health and/or the Medical Director. They are responsible to maintain such documentation of services as is required by hospital policy and to participate in the utilization review and quality assurance programs of the hospital.

Job Responsibilities: 

  • Performs intake assessments and evaluations of individual and/or family dynamics and treatment needs, including the formation of a psychological diagnosis and treatment plan.

  • Prepares case histories of patient's personal, social and emotional development.

  • Develops, coordinates and implements a clinical treatment program for the diagnosis, treatment or referral of patients exhibiting moderate to severe social adjustment problems.

  • Implements and adheres to policies which ensure patient confidentiality.

  • Communicates with family members to further the effectiveness of patient treatment and progress.

  • Maintains records and reports and progress notes as required by agency policy.

  • Participates in Quality Assurance Programs as required by hospital policy.

  • Documents therapy in accordance with hospital policies and procedures on medical records.

  • Is able to assess and treat the age specific mental health needs of children/adolescents/adults which they service.

  • Demonstrates knowledge of the principles of growth and development in each category cared for.

  • Participates in supervision per agency policy.

  • Participates in planning conferences, educational seminars and in-service training activities.

  • Maintains and complies with established departmental policies and procedures, objectives, safety, environmental and infection control standards.

  • Enhances professional growth and development through participation in educational programs, current literature, in-service meetings and workshops.

  • Participates in orientation and training programs as required by agency policy.

  • Obtain CEU's required to maintain license.

  • Participates in providing supervision to staff and/or interns per agency policy.

  • Enhances agency visibility in the community through participation in lectures, presentations, program development, workshops and fairs.

What you will need?

  • Master's Degree in Social Work
  • Current Massachusetts LICSW License required
  • Previous behavioral health therapy

Other Information:

Position located at the Griswold Center at Baystate Wing Hospita, Palmer, MA

Full-time, 40 Hours/Week

Please submit resume with online application

Education:

Master of Social Work (Required)

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Certifications:

Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker - State of Massachusetts

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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.

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