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Clinical Social Worker

Kent Hospital - Social Work Job ID: 07170-x1596-PDD

Location
Kent Hospital  455 Tollgate Rd  Warwick ,RI 02886
Status
Per Diem
Hours
Per Diem
Shift
N/A
Has Benefits
No
Job Description
Responsible for providing social work services to the hospital’s patients and their families to address psychosocial and environmental factors which impact their healthy functioning and/or recovery. Functions as a member of the interdisciplinary health care team providing direct clinical services including assessment, brief intervention, and coordination of services. Develops a network of community agencies to facilitate referrals. The clinical social worker assists in the development/implementation of department policies, programs, and procedures.
Required Education
A Master’s degree in Social Work required (for those hired into this position after May 1, 2015. Those hired prior to this date may hold a Master’s Degree in Counseling and are required to have their LMHC). Certification as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) required. Licensure as an Independent Clinical Social Worker (LICSW) strongly preferred. Applicants with an LCSW would be required to obtain their LICSW within a period of three years from the date of hire. Experience in a healthcare setting or hospital strongly preferred.
Application Method
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