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Beth Israel Lahey Health

Company Name: Beth Israel Lahey Health
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Job Type: Full-time
Job Location: Plymouth, MA
Job Posted Date: 20-04-2023
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Job’s Overview:

Beth Israel Lahey Health is seeking a Social Worker in Plymouth, MA. Please take a moment to read the job post below if you are interested:

When you join the growing BILH team, you’re not just taking a job, you’re making a difference in people’s lives.

Job Type:


Scheduled Hours:


Work Shift:

Day (United States of America)

40hpw; Day Shift; Rotating weekends and holidays

Job Description:


  • Provide crisis intervention and navigation to patients and families with a behavioral health presentation, including but not limited to: a mental health crisis, substance use, requests for controlled substances, mandated reporting, domestic violence, traumatic/life-threatening injuries and/or death.
  • Collaborate with members of the patient’s care team, CFS and McLean, and community providers to coordinate care with the goal of facilitating treatment and discharge planning.
  • Provide clinical and supportive interventions in collaboration with the patient’s care team to facilitate de-escalation and stabilization.
  • Provide consultation to members of the emergency department care team upon request, including outreach and/or follow up as indicated.
  • Provide telephonic support to patients and their families post discharge to ensure access and connection to behavioral health services, identification of any barriers, and assistance with barrier resolution.
  • Participate in the development and management of patient care plans, including assessing utilization drivers, identifying patterns, and presenting clinical recommendations to the multidisciplinary team.
  • Identify and share resources to meet the needs of patients and their families.
  • Provide and maintain up-to-date documentation in the electronic health record for billing requirements, team communication and/or as required by health insurers.
  • Work to enhance knowledge of integrated care, best practice for improving health outcomes and patient experience, and decreasing health care costs toward achievement of triple aim.
  • Participate in supervision, team meetings, clinical huddles and care planning.
  • Provide debriefing and support to members of the care team, as needed.
  • Adhere to National Association of Social Work ethics and scope of service standards for Social Work Case Management practice.

It is understood that this is a summary of key job functions and does not include every detail of the job that may reasonably be required.

Education/Experience Required:

  • Masters in Social Work from an accredited program
  • Experience in crisis intervention in acute care medical settings, including de-escalation and debriefing skills
  • Experience in providing patient-centered engagement, intervention and care
  • Experience working with interdisciplinary teams
  • Experience using an electronic health record


  • Currently licensed in Massachusetts as an LICSW or LCSW (without restriction)
  • Must be eligible for credentialing and contracting with all insurers, including MBHP

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As a health care organization, we have a responsibility to do everything in our power to care for and protect our patients, our colleagues and our communities. Beth Israel Lahey Health requires that all staff be vaccinated against influenza (flu) and COVID-19 as a condition of employment. Learn more about this requirement.

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