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Mental Health Unit-Open Unit Social Worker Per Diem Days
Category: Social Work
Status: Per Diem
Facility: Jersey City Medical Center
Department: Mental Health Unit-Open Unit
Jersey City Medical Center, 355 Grand Street, Jersey CIty, NJ 07302
You are in demand everywhere...but it pays to come here!
If you want to work in a premier hospital that wins awards, nurtures people, and tirelessly strives to advance care, you ll find your match at Jersey City Medical Center. Our not-for-profit hospital, a proud member of RWJBarnabas Health, has been honored time and again for our strides in patient care and safety, and as the regional leader in specialties like cardiology, stroke, and trauma care.
A s our status and patient volume continue to grow, we are adding talent to our organization
Among our many accolades, we have been designated 8 times the only A-Rated for Safety Hospital, awarded M a g n et Recognition for superior nursing, named Best Regional Hospital by US News and World Report and ranked among the 100 best places to work in healthcare (nationally). Jersey City Medical Center is also ideally located in the vibrant Jersey City waterfront community overlooking the harbor, just 10 minutes from New York City, with a grand view of the Statue of Liberty.
Delivers direct clinical services such as Individual, Group, or Family Psychotherapy, couple counseling, crisis intervention, case management, outreach services, and serves as a metal health consultant. Service delivery reflects all relevant age/developmental considerations.
To qualify you must have a MSW/MA in social work, psychology or related field. Two years clinical experience with adults. Valid Driver s License. Develops comprehensive history on the patient, including psychosocial development, current functioning, presenting problem, and history of treatment, through interviews with the patient, family and/or significant others. Develops written, comprehensive, psychosocial assessments based on the patient s history and relative to the presenting problem(s) , reflecting age/developmental considerations. Responsible for development, implementation, monitoring, and documentation, in a timely fashion of initial interdisciplinary treatment plan. Responsible for development, implementation, monitoring, and documentation, in a timely fashion of comprehensive interdisciplinary treatment plans. Consults with psychiatrist, program director, nursing personnel and other staff as needed for patient care. Delivers therapeutic services identified in the treatment plan which may include one or more of the following: individual, group, family psychotherapy, couple counseling, crisis intervention, screening, outreach. Responsible for providing case management services to clients when indicated in the treatment plan including: information, referral, linking, advocacy, planning, monitoring, and follow-up. Responsible for maintenance of assigned patient charts, ensuring all necessary documentation is present within established time frames. Terminates with assigned patients as per the treatment plan, ensures appropriate termination, follow-up, and timely documentation. Presents closed MR's to supervisor on time and fully compliant. When indicated, provides crisis/scheduled outreach services. When indicated, participates in scheduled evening/weekend programming, conducts therapeutic activities offsite, organizes and accompanies clients on field trips. Participates in crisis management response per program's protocols for clients dangerous to self/others/property. Attends weekly supervision. Takes acting role in learning. Participates/presents in case conferences. Participates in departmental clinical, administrative meetings, and Grand Rounds. Takes responsibility for professional growth and development through on-going participation in educational programs on-site and off-site. Maintains established departmental/hospital policies and procedures/objectives, quality assurance, safety, environmental and infection control standards. Meets assigned productivity requirements. Completes charge tickets as assigned, meeting program policy for timeliness. Provides data on services to supervisor on time as required. Where assigned uses computer to enter data, schedule appointments, and coordinate care. Meets customer satisfaction goals.
We are committed to High Reliability and consistent demonstration of our Safety Together behaviors and tools:
S - Speak up for Safety
A - Accurately communicate
F - Focus on the task
E - Exercise and accept a questioning attitude
T - Thoughtfully interact
Y - You and Me Together
RWJBarnabas Health offers excellent-provided benefits which include: competitive compensation, comprehensive medical/dental benefits, 403 (B) savings plan, Flexible Spending Plans, PTO program, tuition reimbursement and so much more.
Equal Employment Opportunity
RWJBarnabas Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer
How do you build a healthier New Jersey? Every day at RWJBarnabas Health, extraordinary people like you come together to shape the answer. In our newly-integrated network of busy urban medical centers, acclaimed teaching and research facilities, and state-of-the-art community hospitals, we’re delivering world-class care to more than 5 million people across the Garden State — and redefining the career expectations of every member of our team.
We’re proud to be one of New Jersey’s premier employers, with a strong financial foundation and an outstanding national reputation for excellence in health care. At the same time, we feel like an extended family: A dynamic collection of diverse and passionate individuals with unique skills, deep roots in the communities we serve, and a shared belief that we’re better together.
We know that the best way to serve our state is to build the strongest team in the country. We’re doing that by creating a compelling matrix organization that offers the unrivaled flexibility to explore opportunities across the entirety of our network — so you can make the choices that will position you to grow and thrive for years to come.
How do you build a better future? By focusing on quality of life. Great relationships. Community focus. And tremendous opportunities for lifelong learning and professional growth. Take a closer look at RWJ Barnabas Health, and you’ll s
- Case Management
- Clinical Works
- Crisis Intervention
- Customer Satisfaction
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