This position will be located on the community campus and will be split between emergency department and bariatric surgery. In the emergency department the social worker will complete psychosocial assessments, provide short-term solution focused counseling, intervention, planning, referrals, to meet patients' psychosocial needs. Knowledge of social determinants, population health and drivers of utilization preferred. In the outpatient bariatric clinic this social worker will complete biopsychosocial assessments on prospective candidates for bariatric surgery to identify psychosocial factors, emotional adjustment, adherence to the recommended postoperative lifestyle regimen, weight loss outcomes and co-morbidity improvement or resolution. Knowledge and experience in therapeutic techniques/counseling modalities and use of applicable screening tools. In both positions, incumbent works closely with the respective multidisciplinary teams to identify recommendations and provide follow-up. Candidate must possess communication skills, have knowledge of community resources, and document all interventions. Participate in departmental meetings, in-services, required education; and perform other relevant duties as assigned to include coverage for other social workers ad back-up responsibilities. LCSW or LCSW-R, 3 years relevant post-master's experience (preferably in a hospital and/or healthcare environment) required. New M.S.W. graduates who are L.M.S.W. eligible will be considered for appointment to entry level (SL2) position at a commensurate salary after obtaining a Limited Permit. Should employment continue beyond 6 months, incumbent must become L.M.S.W. no later than by the completion of their first year of employment if L.M.S.W. eligible.