Social Worker (LSW) Short Term Care (Days) – RWJBarnabas Health – Newark, NJ

First established in 1901, Newark Beth Israel Medical Center is a 665-bed quaternary care, teaching hospital that provides comprehensive health care for the region. Staffed with more than 800 physicians, 3200 employees, and 150 volunteers, our hospital is ready to provide you and your family with the quality care you need. At Newark Beth Israel Medical Center, we are committed to quality and excellence in patient care. Our goal is to exceed your expectations and to provide you with an environment that is conducive to healing and promotes patient safety. The Newark Beth Israel Medical Center management and staff abide by the philosophy that all patients are to be treated with respect, dignity, and sensitivity.

The Social Worker

Provides direct clinical social work services to patients and their families for a large sickle cell population in an interdisciplinary team approach. Responsibilities include but are not limited to: Completing initial psycho-social assessments on assigned patients, providing psychotherapeutic counseling with individuals, family or groups as needed, giving clinical consultations as needed, providing patient centered advocacy, collaborating with interdisciplinary team, managing complex discharge plans, building and maintaining relationships with internal/external resources, making referrals to community agencies and entitlement programs and continuing ongoing education. Ensure continuity of care for patients with complex post acute needs and maximizes the patients and families abilities to meet the continuing needs within their social and financial framework. Understands of all stages of growth and development to assess each patient s age specific needs to provide individual treatment and care. Responsible for reporting identified safety issues such as hazardous environments.

Graduation from an accredited graduate school of social work with an MSW (master s in social work) degree.
State licensure required by the NJ State board of social work examiners.
Licensed social worker (LSW) licensed clinical social worker (LCSW PREFERRED)Three or more years experience in a hospital setting preferred.
Successful completion of all Orientation Programs.

Additional Information

We offer a great work environment, competitive rates and excellent benefits, including:

Medical/Dental/Vision plans

401 (k)

Vacation/Personal/Holiday/Sick Time Off

Short & Long Term Disability

Basic Life & Accidental Death Insurance

Tuition Reimbursement

Health Care/Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts

RWJBarnabas Health is the most comprehensive health care delivery system in New Jersey and the state s second largest private employer with more than 32,000 employees, 9,000 physicians and 1,000 residents and interns. The system includes eleven acute care hospitals, three acute care children s hospitals and a leading pediatric rehabilitation hospital (Children s Specialized Hospital).

Newark Beth Israel is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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