Social Worker MSW

Capital Health Pennington, NJ
Overview

Position #: 9753

Responsibilities

* Assesses, diagnoses, intervenes with and plans for social work services related to patient and family bio-psycho-social needs and behaviors.

* Integrates assessment using information related to cultural, clinical, ethnic, age and other factors into plan of care in order to implement transition plans and treatments.

* Acts as active team member in the discharge planning process and has primary responsibility for identifying complicated social and financial factors and barriers to appropriate discharge.

* Assures patient is referred to available, appropriate social and financial resources post discharge in order to transition patient efficiently and achieve the desired outcome.

* Refers patients/families and care givers to resources regarding abuse/neglect/domestic violence, alcohol and substance abuse.

* Performs clinical interventions related to grief counseling, bereavement, adjustment, crisis intervention in order to support the process of transition planning and increase patient/family coping skills.

Requirements

* MSW required

* Social Worker - Licensed

* One year experience in a clinical setting performing clinical social work preferred.

* Frequent physical demands include: Standing , Walking , Carry objects , Keyboard use/repetitive motion Occasional physical demands include: Sitting , Climbing (e.g., stairs or ladders) , Push/Pull , Twisting , Bending , Reaching forward , Reaching overhead , Squat/kneel/crawl , Wrist position deviation , Pinching/fine motor activities Continuous physical demands include: Lifting Floor to Waist 15 lbs. Lifting Waist Level and Above 10 lbs.

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