Eating Disorders Specialist

Massachusetts, United States
22 Oct 2018
End of advertisement period
22 Dec 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
  • Job Number: 16610
  • Functional Area: Health Care
  • Department: Medical
  • School Area: Executive Vice President
  • Employment Type: Full-Time
  • Employment Category: Exempt
  • Visa Sponsorship Available: No

CLINICAL SOCIAL WORKER, LICSW (EATING DISORDERS SPECIALIST)MIT Medical-Mental Health and Counseling, to be responsible for conducting individual and group psychotherapy as part of an interdisciplinary team.  Will also develop and implement prevention educational activities, screenings, and/or workshops in support of community awareness; and consult with clinical staff at MIT Medical and collaborators across campus.  

Will join a well-staffed and well-resourced counseling service which values collaboration and collegiality, along with a commitment to equity, inclusion, and social justice. 

Job Requirements

REQUIRED:  an MSW from an accredited school of social work; LICSW licensure by the Massachusetts’ Board of Registration; comprehensive clinical experience, with a particular emphasis on the provision of evidence-based treatment of eating disorders, acute care, and crisis intervention; demonstrated skill in and knowledge of the field of eating disorders (current research, best practices, standards, professional organizations, etc.), particularly with college-aged and campus populations; extensive skill evaluating complex cases, triaging patients, addressing crises in the campus community, and working collaboratively on a team; interdisciplinary experience; demonstrated competency working with clients from diverse ethnic, racial, and socio-economic backgrounds; experience with short-term treatment interventions; comfort with high acuity and working in fast-paced environments; and experience in an autonomous clinical practice, with community outreach, and working complex systems.  Experience collaborating across disciplines; strong communication, presentation, and writing skills; the ability to negotiate complex systems with multiple stakeholders; expertise in relationship building; an understanding of major trends and innovations in eating disorders education, prevention, and intervention, particularly in campus environments; a commitment to maintaining ethical and professional standards; and the ability to initiate, cultivate enthusiasm for and follow through on projects are preferred.

MIT Medical will conduct a background check (including checking criminal and sexual offender records) for finalists.

MIT is an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, ancestry, or national or ethnic origin.