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Clinical Social Worker

Southcoast Health is one of the largest employers in the region. With hospitals in Fall River, New Bedford and Wareham, MA, urgent care centers, cancer centers, rehabilitation, lab and VNA, as well as a number of physician practices throughout the South Coast region and Rhode Island, you can find a doctor near you that offers a specialty to meet your needs. In fact, through the Southcoast Physicians Group, we provide a group of more than 450 providers dedicated to the health of our community.

Position available: Clinical Social Worker

Schedule/Hours: Per Diem; Part Time  Day shift,w/e, holiday rotation;eve/night rotation as needed, flexibility with schedule

Summary of Duties:

Perform  diversified duties both within and in support of the Dept of Social Services’ functions. Provide case management services independently including but not limited to application of clinical diagnostic, assessment or treatment knowledge or skills. Identify and address psychosocial factors that may impede the patients’ ability to optimize benefit from the health care delivery experience. Intervene as necessary preventing over and under utilization of health care resources. Actively participate in discharge planning to assure timely individual patient discharges within the scope of position responsibilities.  Ability to authorize a section 12A for emergency evaluation of the person by a psychiatrist. Responsible for on-call coverage/shift coverage and holiday coverage. 

Education and/or Experience

  • Master's Degree in Social Work  from an accredited college or university or equivalent knowledge and experience in a related field is required.
  • Current Massachusetts Licensed Independent Clinical Social Work (LICSW) is required.
  • Over three years of related work experience including one year experience in a medically oriented setting