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Social Worker – Camden County

Full Time Temp to Hire
  • Post Date: July 2, 2019
  • Apply Before: November 6, 2019
  • License and Certifications NJ LSW, NJ LCSW
Job Description

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.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES

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