Steward Health Care System
Lead Social Worker - Care Management
At Steward Health Care System, we are committed to improving the health of our communities by delivering exceptional, personalized health care with dignity, compassion and respect. Our continued focus on the patient experience informs our caregivers in how to provide care that is respectful of and responsive to individual patient and family preferences, needs and values.
We dedicate ourselves in the communities we serve to delivering affordable health care to all and being responsible partners. No matter what your role, as a member of the Steward family, you are a specialist in the making every patient and family feel right at home, every co-worker a key to our success, and every referring practice, a team of prized colleagues.
In support of this, we commit ourselves to the following values:
If you are seeking a fast-paced, challenging position in an organization committed to achieving and maintaining a standard of excellence in all we do, our organization may be a good fit for you.
Trains new staff and collaborates with Department Director on annual performance appraisals and corrective counseling. In collaboration with the Case Manager, assists patients and families in adjusting to episodes of acute and chronic illness; in coping with lifestyle changes precipitated by illness or disability; in participating in restorative health programs; in carrying out discharge recommendations; and in addressing issues of terminality. Using a variety of treatment modalities, assists patients and families in the alleviation or resolution of social, financial and emotional problems related to illness, healthcare and rehabilitation.
Required Knowledge & Skills: Excellent assessment, diagnostic and crisis intervention skills.
Evidence of professional development. Experience in medical social work preferred.
Education: Masters in Social Work
Experience: Five years experience in the clinical setting.
Certification/Licensure: Current Licensure in Massachusetts as Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker
This position will be eligible to participate in a comprehensive benefit plan which includes a pension plan as defined below. PensionSteward shall make bi-weekly contributions to the Nurses and Local 813 IBT Retirement Fund (the Plan,) equal to 5% of W-2 Compensation earned in a LMA Position by each Eligible Employee during the applicable bi-weekly period. Please contact Human Resources for additional information pertaining to the plan and eligibility.