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Social Worker LSW

Company: Lifespan Corporation
Location: Exeter
Posted on: June 6, 2021

Job Description:


A Social Worker LSW/Counselor reports to the Manager of the Department of Social Work and Counseling and Program Clinical Director/Unit Chief and evaluates and treats a wide range of psychosocial problems applying clinical social work skills in order to assist patients and their families in the resolution of personal and environmental problems attributed to mental or physical illness.


Provides direct clinical services to children and families as determined by manager/clinical director/unit chief.

Provides discharge planning case management and acts as community liaison as necessary for children and families.

Coordinates clinical services provided with members of the interdisciplinary team.

Completes documentation according to established policies and procedures.

Participates in service related meetings including but not limited to: team meetings rounds clinical conferences community meetings staff meetings and in-service.

Participates in committees and other activities of the social work department.

Attends Social Work and Counseling Department staff meetings and meets all responsibilities related to the social work department.

Observes all hospital policies rules and regulations.

May provide clinical supervision and/or consultation to social work/counseling staff masters students and other trainees or staff as arranged with the manager.

May participates in the MSW/LMHC training program and in providing staff development as arranged with the Manager of Social Work and Counseling.

May implement other administrative teaching and training functions as delegated and agreed upon by Program Chief and Social Work and Counseling Manager.

Performs other duties as necessary.

Other information:


Masters Degree from an accredited school of social work or related field and must be a RI Licensed Social Worker (LCSW) a RI Licensed Independent Social Worker (LICSW) a RI Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC) or RI Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT).

Demonstrated knowledge and skills necessary to provide care to patients throughout the life span with consideration of aging processes human development stages and cultural patterns in each step of the care process.


For general social work/counseling privileges; must have relevant clinical experience and have RI license (LCSW LMHC LMFT)

For independent clinical privileges: must have four years post masters experience and have RI LICSW/LMHC/LMFT. Experience in a clinical setting with children adolescents and families. Experience supervising clinical social workers preferred. Eligibility for privileging in three of the five areas of independent practice. Recommendation of immediate supervisor and program director.


Works in a normal office environment with exposure to patient care.


Performs independently within department policies and practices. Refers specific complex problems to supervisor where clarification of departmental policies and procedures may be required.


May supervise MSW/LMHC Interns commensurate with experience.

Lifespan is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race color religion sex national origin age ethnicity sexual orientation ancestry genetics gender identity or expression disability protected veteran or marital status. Lifespan is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

Location: BH-Exeter-CADD Exeter House - 51 Widow Sweets Rd USA:RI:Exeter

Work Type: Part Time

Shift: Shift 2

Union: Non-Union

Keywords: Lifespan Corporation, Warwick , Social Worker LSW, Other , Exeter, Rhode Island

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