Clinical Social Worker (D)
Kent Hospital - Social Work Job ID: 07170-x1596-40D
Kent Hospital Warwick ,RI 02886
Weekend & Holiday Shift
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. *ZR
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.