Social Worker,MSW I,
Children's Hospital Boston
| MSW I, General Pediatrics/ Young Adult Transitional Unit, Inpatient Social Worker 20 hrs |
The General Pediatrics/ Young Adult Transitional Unit, MSW I provides social work support to patients and families with a high incidence of economic need, social and medical complexity. The Gen Peds/Young Adult Transitional Unit MSW I is an essential part of the interdisciplinary care for these inpatient patients and families. Services include a comprehensive psychosocial assessment, crisis intervention, coordination of care, linkages to community services, psycho-education on multiple issues, and management of family issues including child protection and domestic violence. For patients on the Young Adult Transitional Unit, care will also include assessment of transition readiness, guardianship needs and care coordination with adult providers and systems. The MSW I will also provide consultation and case collaboration to inpatient services treating young adults that are not housed on the Young Adult Unit. This social worker will also take an active role in program development, teaching, and participation in initiatives aimed at improving patient outcomes.
This position will require some Saturday coverage. LICSW and pediatric/adult inpatient experience strongly preferred. Spanish speaking a plus.
Department: Patient Services-Social Work
Standard Hours Per Week: 20.00
Internal Number: 30627BR
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