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LICSW/LMHC

MetroWest Medical Center at Leonard Morse Hospital has an opening for a 40 hour per week position for a LICSW with experience and expertise in the treatment of patients with mental health and substance use disorders. Candidate will have had experience facilitating groups and be knowledgeable in the treatment of dual diagnosis and mental health disorders. Candidate will be able to function independently, have the ability to manage crises and understand levels of psychiatric care. Candidate will have strong interpersonal skills, be able to work well on a multidisciplinary team, and comfortable working in a fast-paced setting. Candidate will report directly to the Partial Hospital Program Director. 

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  • Will be comfortable carrying a caseload of 8-10 patients depending on census
  • Able to work with a broad range of patients with co-occurring mental illness and substance abuse
  • Provide patient assessments and diagnosis.
  • Work with patient to identify treatment plan needs.
  • Lead groups focused on mental health disorders and substance abuse
  • Have knowledge of case management procedures and discharge planning
  • Have strong treatment planning and documentation skills
  • Have knowledge of insurance requirements and be able to perform utilization reviews
  • Capable of crisis assessments and moving patients to higher levels of care when clinically indicated
  • Have knowledge of Massachusetts regulations with regard to duty to warn and protect
  • Will be compliant with maintaining standards in regards to outside credentialing agencies such as The Joint Commission and insurers

Requirements/Qualifications

Masters degree in Social Work is required
Massachusetts license at LICSW/LMHC level is required

2 year’s experience in substance abuse/dependence treatment required
Group Therapy experience preferred

Salary 

$45,000-$55,000

How to Apply

Please send resumes to [email protected]