Master's Level Social Work/Mental Health Counselor
In collaboration with medical and clinical staff, address social, emotional, and financial issues, adjustments, and complications of illness resulting in barriers to treatment, the risk to patient health/safety, and obstacles to continuing care. Provide assessment, counseling, information, referrals, and advocacy services, as well as provide other resource assistance to patients either directly or through consultation.
Essential Qualifications: M.S.W. from an accredited School of social work and current state licensure. Must have a minimum of 2 years post-graduate practice in a health care setting, excellent interpersonal and communications skills, and be able to Maintain a good working relationship with all levels of personnel, medical staff, administration, and the public.
The major strength of Weeks Medical Center is found in the ability of our physicians and staff to offer extensive services utilizing state-of-the-art technology while maintaining the personalized care of a community hospital. Weeks is a 25-bed critical access hospital offering medical, surgical, and intensive care services. In addition, a wide variety of outpatient services are available, including cardiac and physical rehabilitation; a fully-staffed oncology department; 24-hour emergency care; a fully equipped laboratory; and an extensive radiology department. Weeks is blessed with strong leadership and a dedicated community that allows us to meet the ever-changing requirements of today’s healthcare environment.
About North Country Healthcare (NHC):
North Country Healthcare is a non-profit affiliation of four medical facilities, Androscoggin Valley Hospital, North Country Home Health & Hospice Agency, Upper Connecticut Valley Hospital, and Weeks Medical Center, located in the White Mountains Region of New Hampshire. NCH includes numerous physicians and medical providers at multiple locations. This leading comprehensive healthcare network which employs hundreds of highly-trained individuals delivers integrated patient care through three community hospitals, specialty clinics, and home health and hospice services. NCH remains committed to the health and well-being of the communities we serve.
North Country Healthcare is an equal-opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.
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