- License and Certifications NJ LSW, NJ CSW
Works with patients/residents and their family members/significant others within the facility through use of the psychosocial perspective identifying their strengths, social, emotional, and mental health needs along with providing, developing, and/or aiding in the access of services to meet those needs.
Participates in Quality Improvement process as requested by the Social Services Director. Understands and meets all government requirements for Social Services documentation. Assures timely entries in the patients’/residents’ charts. Completes a comprehensive Psychosocial Assessment for each patient/resident that identifies social, emotional, and psychological needs and strengths. Assesses each patient/resident for discharge. Conducts patient, family, and staff interviews and ensures that relevant MDS sections. Discharge Planning.
NJ CSW or LSW 1-3 years of supervised social work experience in health care setting working directly with individuals preferred.