Social Worker - LSW Job

Job Number: LPG16030

Job Title: Social Worker (LICSW) -Weight Management 16 Hours

Department: Weight Management Services - 8053225

Facility: Lifespan Physician Group, Inc. - Providence

Location: Providence, RI

Masters Degree in Clinical Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy, Clinical Psychology or related field.

Pursue independent licensure when eligible.

Specialized training and education in group therapy is required.

Able to provide analytic and therapy skills necessary to evaluate group dynamics, individual patient needs, develop treatment plans, initiate therapy, and evaluates results. Able to effectively interact with patients, families, medical staff and outside agencies in providing services.

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


Minimum one-year experience working with patients diagnosed with a major mental illness including group and individual therapy.

Under direct supervision of the Program Clinical Director, and the general supervision of the Program Manager evaluates, diagnoses and treats a wide range of psychosocial problems, applying individual and group clinical skills to assist patients and their families in the resolution of personal and environmental problems, attributable to psychiatric issues which prevents them from achieving their highest level of psychosocial functioning.