The Social Worker is responsible for rendering professional social work sevices to patient by assessing, implementing and evaluating the social and emotional needs of the patient. The social worker will partcipate in daily team meeting and contruibute to the patients plan of care. They will assess the patient withing 48hrs of admission and provide detailed discharge planning. The inpatient social worker will lead behavioral health groups and meet with families.
Social worker responsible for the discharge planning , group therapy and case management.
Social worker will work one weekend shift per month
A minimum of 1 year experience in a licensed, Masters level social work position working with the psychiatric patient population is required.
2 years of experience with behavioral health patients, leading groups and discharge planning is also strongly preferred.
NJ Licensed Social Worker (LSW) or (LCSW) is required.
Meridian Health is a leading not-for-profit health care organization in New Jersey
, comprising of Jersey Shore University Medical Center and K. Hovnanian Children's Hospital in Neptune, Ocean Medical Center in Brick, Riverview Medical Center in Red Bank, Southern Ocean Medical Center in Manahawkin, Bayshore Community Hospital in Holmdel, and Meridian Partner Companies that include home health services, skilled nursing and rehabilitation centers, ambulatory care, ambulance services, and outpatient centers.
Meridian Health has consistently been rated among the top performing health systems in New Jersey for clinical quality, is one of the FORTUNE "100 Best Companies to Work For", and is the recipient of numerous state and national recognitions for patient care and nursing excellence, including the distinction of being the first health system in the country to receive Magnet designation for nursing.
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