LICENSED SOCIAL WORKER, MIT Medical-Mental Health and Counseling Service (MH&C), to provide direct clinical services to MIT students and function as a member of the MH&C's Access Team. The team services the acute triage needs of the service. Team responsibilities include responding to all triage calls and review of online triage forms; responding to urgent telephone calls from MIT deans, faculty, and staff; providing walk-in consultations throughout the day and short-term care for patients who require stabilization; meeting with patients being discharged from the hospital; conducting utilization reviews for hospitalized patients; assisting with patients being hospitalized; and providing follow up to previous night's after-hours call. Mental Health and Counseling is a dynamic and comprehensive service staffed by over thirty social workers, psychologists, psychiatric nurse practitioners and psychiatrists.
REQUIRED: MSW from an accredited school of social work; comprehensive social work experience with particular emphasis on the provision of acute care and crisis intervention; extensive skills evaluating complex cases, triaging patients, addressing crises in the campus community, and working collaboratively on a team; interdisciplinary experience; and demonstrated competency working with clients from diverse ethnic, racial, and socio-economic backgrounds. Must be comfortable and well-versed in short-term treatment interventions. The ideal candidate will be comfortable with high acuity and excel in fast-paced environments. Skills in assessment, diagnosis, and facilitating referrals is a priority. Work history should demonstrate ability for autonomous clinical practice, community outreach, and working in complex systems. LICSW and advanced licensure by the Massachusetts Board of Registration preferred, as is knowledge of university-based counseling centers and college-aged students. Job #15241
Some evening and rotating on-call hours will be required.
MIT Medical will conduct a background check (including checking criminal and sexual offender records) for finalists.
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