The Miriam Hospital Weight Management Program is seeking a 36 hour per week LICSW or other licensed therapist to join our interdisciplinary team of providers. The position will be responsible for conducting screening evaluations for prospective patients and facilitating psycho-educational weight management groups rooted in evidence-based interventions (i.e., cognitive-behavioral therapy, motivational interviewing, acceptance and commitment therapy), and providing individual therapy to patients enrolled in the weight management program. At least one year of experience in a weight management program in a research, commercial, or preferably in a clinical environment is preferred. Experience in providing individual and/or group educational programs for patients or other consumers preferred. Providence office as primary location, with some coverage at East Greenwich location, as needed.
- Master’s Degree in Social Work. RI license at the LICSW level required. Weight management experience preferred.
- One year experience in behavioral change or weight management. One year of experience in a weight management program in a research, commercial, or preferably in a clinical environment preferred.
- Experience in providing individual and group educational programs for patients or other consumers.
Working at Lifespan
At Lifespan, we utilize a multidisciplinary team approach to medicine. Here, you’ll assist physicians and other health care professionals with advanced medical and surgical procedures. You’ll also find the right blend of autonomy and collaboration as you work on some of the area’s most challenging cases. If you share our passion for providing only the best care in a supportive, collective setting, we encourage you to apply.
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