Medical Social Worker (LSW) Case Management 9/19/2017

Saint Barnabas Health Care System Newark, NJ

Company
Saint Barnabas Health Care System
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
REQ28235-POS41797
Location
Newark, NJ
Experience
Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
Job Type
Regular
Education
Masters Degree
AJE Ref #
579557807

JOB DESCRIPTION

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MEDICAL SOCIAL WORKER (LSW) CASE MANAGEMENT

Job Number: REQ28235-POS41797
Category: Social Work
Location: Newark, NJ

Full Description:

OPENING:

A 669-bed regional care, teaching hospital founded in 1901, Newark Beth Israel Medical Center has more than 760 physicians and provides comprehensive health care services to its local communities and is a major referral and treatment center for patients throughout the northern New Jersey metropolitan area.
Recently named to U.S. News and World Report list of top Cardiac Centers in the United States, Newark Beth Israel Medical Center is among a select group of organizations that have set national benchmarks for quality patient care, patient safety and hospital efficacy, representing a highly significant achievement and a true culture of performance improvement. Newark Beth Israel is home to Children s Hospital of New Jersey and The HEART HOSPITAL of New Jersey. Newark Beth Israel is a major teaching affiliate of Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York; New York College of Osteopathic Medicine; and St. George s University School of Medicine. Newark Beth Israel Medical Center is accredited by Joint Commission on the Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO); The American Osteopathic Association; the Cancer Commission of the American College of Surgeons; and The College of American Pathologists

DESCRIPTION:

Provides direct clinical social work services to patients and their families in a multidisciplinary team approach. Completes an initial psycho-social assessment including social work treatment plan. Provides individual, family or group counseling, discharge planning, bio-ethics case consultation, referrals to community agencies and entitlement programs. Ensures continuity of care for those patients with complex post-acute care needs and maximizes the patients and family's abilities to meet the continuing care needs within their social and financial framework. Understands stages of growth and development to assess each patients age specific needs to provide age specific treatment and care. Documents interventions in patient* chart and submits monthly statistical information to the department.

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:

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) or licensed clinical social worker (LCSW) .

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Equal Opportunity Employer.