Medical Home Social Worker

Peabody, MA | Social Worker

Overview

The Social Worker serves as an integral member of the primary care team in the Patient Centered Medical Home model. The Social Worker works closely and collegially with physicians, associate providers, nurse care managers, clinical and administrative staff and collaborates to enhance the delivery of patient care services along the continuum of care. The Social Worker works on the primary care interdisciplinary care coordination team with a proactive approach to identify high-risk psychosocial factors of patients that are impacting their health status. The social worker also helps primary care staff understand the influence of those factors upon the course of medical care and assumes care coordination responsibility for patients at psychosocial risk. The Social Worker will meet the patients' needs efficiently and expeditiously by continuously working to improve the patient experience, ensure high quality patient care, and reduce cost.


Qualifications

Required:
  • Strong patient assessment and problem solving skills.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
  • Goal oriented and accountable.
  • Demonstrated organizational skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a complex setting.
  • Must be able to work in a fast paced environment and demonstrate performance agility in a continuously changing environment.
  • Ability to work in medical team-based environment.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Demonstrates appropriate communication skills for the patient population served.
  • Good computer skills.
  • Ability to quickly demonstrate competency in various software applications.
  • 1+ years experience in medical social work; graduate internship is considered experience
  • Masters of Social Work
  • Eligible for state licensure (LCSW)
Preferred:
  • Experience in primary care
  • LICSW



It is the policy of North Shore Medical Center and North Shore Physicians Group to affirmatively implement equal opportunity to all qualified candidates and existing employees without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, ancestry, disability, Veterans of the Vietnam Era status; or any other basis that would be in violation of any applicable ordinance or law. All aspects of employment including recruitment, selection, hiring, training, transfer, promotion, termination, compensation and benefits.

Why North Shore Physicians Group?

You’ll practice at the leading edge of patient-focused medicine in one of New England’s most scenic and historic locations. And you’ll make a difference every single day. Make your move to NSPG. We’re one team, with one focus. Join us.


With NSPG you’ll experience:

Excellent quality of life

The North Shore area offers:

  • Communities with varied and rich histories and convenient access to museums, art, restaurants and shops.
  • Natural beauty, handsome architecture and vivid history — only 15 miles north of Boston.
  • 30 miles of gorgeous rocky coastline with breathtaking beaches and harbors.
  • World-class sailing and close proximity to the mountains and picturesque New England.
  • Easy access to a multitude of universities, colleges, and public and private schools.

Clinical excellence

  • Our practices are certified Level 3 NCQA Patient-Centered Medical Homes.
  • For the fifth year in a row, North Shore Medical Center has been ranked a top regional hospital in Boston and Massachusetts by U.S. News & World Report.
  • Our affiliate, Massachusetts General Hospital, is one of U.S. News & World Report’s top three Honor Roll hospitals in America.
  • NSPG and NSMC use the Epic EMR that integrates patient care through the Partners HealthCare System, including Massachusetts General Hospital and Brigham and Women’s Hospital.

Career advancement

  • Grow, learn and develop new practice innovations.
  • Continue your medical education.
  • Make academic connections and explore teaching opportunities.
  • Explore leadership opportunities.
  • Develop clinical and administrative career ladders.

A supportive practice environment

  • Collaborative professionals.
  • Patient-centered care model.
  • Leadership that listens and values your contributions and ideas.
  • Autonomy and respect for your skills and expertise.
  • Excellent salary and benefits.

 

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