McLean Hospital will be opening a 68-bed facility in
Middleborough Massachusetts during the summer of 2021. This will
give candidates an opportunity to advance their careers at a
comprehensive psychiatric hospital affiliated with the Harvard
Medical School and the Mass General Brigham health system.
McLean is committed to providing easy access to superior
quality, cost-effective mental health services in the Boston area,
Massachusetts and beyond. Since 1811, McLean has been a world
leader in the treatment of mental illness and chemical dependency,
research into the cause of mental illness and the training of
generations of mental health care providers. McLean's
multidisciplinary programs treat a broad range of psychiatric
illnesses across the full continuum of care.
For the Child Adolescent Inpatient unit:
- We value highly people who enjoy kids and are passionate about
working with kids.
- We value people who believe strongly in working as part of a
- We value people who are open to learning about our field,
particularly through the process of giving and receiving
- We value people who are aware of their own challenges, but who
are always able to put the needs of our patients first.
- We value people who have a sense of direction in their
professional lives and goals of gaining experience that could lead
to further study and work as a professional.
All McLean team members are expected to consistently demonstrate
our values of integrity, compassion, respect, diversity, teamwork,
excellence and innovation in their work activities and
The Clinical Social Worker, LICSW works on an INPATIENT UNIT and
is accountable/responsible for the day to day treatment,
management, disposition, and aftercare plan for his/her assigned
patients with particular attention to taking responsibility for the
prudent use of clinical resources. The Clinical Social Worker
position requires flexibility and excellent interpersonal skills
both with internal and external customers.
PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: CLINICAL RESPONSIBILITIES 1.
Provide ongoing assessment and formulation of the patient's needs
in order to update the patient's plan of care including
responsibility for the timely completion of a Treatment Plan that
will satisfy clinical and regulatory requirements. Provide clinical
services to patients as appropriate, according to the age of the
patient. Provide clinical services to family members, as indicated.
2. Coordinate the delivery of services by the patient's
multidisciplinary treatment team. 3. Act as primary liaison with
family and significant others, referrers and community agencies and
professionals to develop a timely and comprehensive discharge plan
that includes access to services for patients and, where
appropriate, family members. ADMINISTRATIVE FUNCTIONS 4.
Collaborate with the Utilization Manager to manage the patient's
care in a manner that is both clinically and fiscally sound; where
appropriate, be the designated contact with managed care
organizations. 5. Ensure the timely completion of all documentation
and other required paperwork needed to facilitate patient
evaluation, transition and billing (e.g., treatment plans, progress
notes, discharge summaries, psychosocial assessment, signed
releases, patient care referral forms, etc.). OTHER
RESPONSIBILITIES 6. Demonstrate a commitment to his/her
professional growth and competency in order to enhance patient care
and job performance. 7. Contribute to the efficient operation of
the program, the hospital and, where appropriate,his/her clinical
department through team work, cooperation and participation in
problem solving activities.
Education: Social Work - MSW License: LICSW in the state of MA (or
equivalent independent Social Work licensure in state where
services are being provided) Broad range of clinical skills
including psychiatric assessment, capacity to formulate a case and
develop a therapeutic alliance, and plan treatment and aftercare.
Crisis stabilization Family support and intervention Clinical
privileges or eligibility for privileges in his/her discipline in
individual, family and couples treamtne Familiarity with the
discharge planning process as well as community resources, public
service delivery systems and consumer entitlement programs
Excellent written and verbal communication skills Ability to work
collaboratively within a rapidly changing system of care
Familiarity with computerized clinical databases Experience A
minimum of two years post degree experience or equivalent in an
inpatient, partial, or outpatient setting Experience in providing a
range of clinical services including: assessment, treatment and
discharge planning Experience in a managed care environment and the
capacity to work collaboratively with managed care organizations
Experience working collaboratively with multidisciplinary staff
both within the Hospital and the community at large All employees
must possess basic computer skills to use a variety of electronic
or online systems for communication, clinical and administrative
Required to complete electronic medical records training, and
demonstrate 80% accuracy on competency test within 30 days of
It is the policy of McLean Hospital to affirmatively provide
equal opportunity to all qualified applicants for employment and
existing employees without regard to their race, religion, color,
national origin, sex, age, ancestry, protected veteran status,
disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression,
pregnancy or a condition related to pregnancy including, but not
limited to, lactation or the need to express breast milk for a
nursing child, or any other basis that would be in violation of any
applicable law or regulation.