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Social Worker 2 Crisis

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Meridian Healthcare Group

Manahawkin, NJ

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Overview How have you impacted someone's life today? At Meridian Health our teams are focused on changing the lives of our patients by providing the highest level of care each and every day. From our hospitals, rehab centers and occupational health teams to our long-term care centers and at-home care capabilities, our complete spectrum of services will allow you to apply your skills in multiple settings while building your career, all within New Jersey's premier healthcare system.

The Social Worker 2 is responsible for p lanning, organizing and implementing social work services to patients and families, as well as coordinating the discharge plan with the nurse case manager, multidisciplinary team and community agencies as necessary. The Social Worker is responsible for rendering profession clinical services to patients, evaluating their psychiatric needs in the ER Crisis Unit.

Responsibilities A day in the life of a Social Worker 2 at Meridian includes:

Biopsychosocial assessment and diagnosis of child, adolescent, adult and older adult patients

Coordination of care with the Emergency Department team and Psychiatry

Screening for potential discharge needs in an effort to facilitate timely discharge plans

Performing Initial Case Management Assessment

Evaluating data gathered for the medical plan of treatment and social service programs

Performing multidisciplinary rounds

Reassessing of all patients receiving case management services

Performing Patient Education

Maximizing coordination of care

Counseling Assistance

Documenting and communicating to coordinate and maximize care

Reporting data

Participating in Meetings and Committees

Qualifications Current and valid LSW/LCSW in the State of New Jersey is required; LCSW is preferred

Master's Degree in Social Work or a related field is required

Two (2) years of experience in an acute care setting is preferred

Crisis experience is a plus

If you feel that the above description speaks directly to your strengths and capabilities, then please apply today!


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Meridian was founded on a commitment to excellence and teamwork that permeates the entire organization. The company's culture is characterized by responsiveness and clinical excellence.

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