Prime Healthcare

Social Worker II (LSW)

Facility St. Mary's General Hospital
Location
US-NJ-Passaic
ID
2024-161123
Category
Clinical Professional
Position Type
Per Diem
Shift
Days
Job Type
Non-Exempt

Overview

St. Mary's General Hospital, located in Passaic, NJ, is a community-based tertiary medical center focused on providing quality, compassionate care. It is an acute care hospital providing a broad range of services including cardiovascular services as well as a comprehensive program for cancer care. The hospital is also a center of excellence for maternal-child health and outpatient behavioral health services.  It is the only hospital in Passaic and with over 550 physicians and 1,000 employees, and is one of the largest employers in the county. Every member of the St. Mary's General team is committed to providing respectful, personalized, high-quality care. St. Mary's General Hospital is a member of Prime Healthcare, which has been lauded as a "Top 15 Healthcare System" by Truven Health Analytics. For information, visit www.smh-nj.com.

 

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Responsibilities

SOCIAL SERVICES II: To provide emotional support, crisis intervention and counseling for Pediatrics, Adolescents, Adults, Older Adults and their significant others to cope with a multiplicity of social and emotional problems; information and referral; referrals for financial assistance and supportive services to patients and families with problems that are related to hospitalization, illness, disability or trauma. To provide case management & milieu management, complete psychosocial assessments, assist in the development and re-evaluation of Treatment Plans and work as a member of a multidisciplinary team, and to coordinate discharge planning. Complete necessary documentation and maintain clinical record for each client during his/her length of stay.

Qualifications

EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, TRAINING 
 
Required qualifications: 
 
1. Master’s Degree in Social Work related field OR 
2. Master’s Degree in Marriage and Family Therapy or related field.
3. In states without required licensure, then current registration with State Board is required within 3 months of hire. In states with required licensure, license required at time of hire and must be maintained. 
4. Behavioral Violence Prevention Training within 3 months of hire and maintain current. 
5. Minimum one (1) year hospital or Outpatient experience with emphasis in mental health care. 
6. Experience in working with a diverse population with a wide range of problems (i.e., death and dying, maternal and child care, substance abuse, disability, chronic illness, etc.). 
7. Current state license required upon hire and maintain current (LSW or higher required) 
 
Preferred qualifications: 
 
1. Current BCLS (AHA) certificate upon hire and maintain current preferred.

 

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