- License and Certifications NJ LSW, NJ LCSW
Social Workers gathers patient information and works in collaboration with the attending provider and the clinical team to facilitate patient discharge/transfer to next most appropriate level of care. Demonstrates knowledge of the continuum of behavioral health services. Effective communication and collaboration with a diverse array of healthcare professionals and community leaders/members. Teamwork.
Interviews patients and gathers information relevant to the development of a plan of care for disposition. Contacts behavioral health and social service agencies to gather information, after obtaining patient/legal guardian consent. Provides a summary of findings to attending provider and documents same in patient’s medical record. Collaborates with attending provider and clinical team to develop a plan of care for disposition and documents consultation in medical record. Facilitates patient discharge/transfer to next most appropriate level of care.
NJ LSW, LCSW – Three years in a behavioral health program or facility. Preferred: Care coordination, utilization/case management or discharge planning experience.
3pm to 11pm Shift