LICENSED CLINICAL SOCIAL WKR

Location US-NJ-Camden
Job ID
63380
Category
Professionals
Shift
1
Type
Full Time
Department Name
PSYCH Psych 3 Cooper

About Us

At Cooper University Health Care, our commitment to providing extraordinary health care begins with our team. Our extraordinary professionals are continuously discovering clinical innovations and enhanced access to the most up-to-date facilities, equipment, technologies and research protocols. We have a commitment to its employees by providing competitive rates and compensation, a comprehensive employee benefits programs, attractive working conditions, and the chance to build and explore a career opportunity by offering professional development.

 

Discover why Cooper University Health Care is the employer of choice in South Jersey.

Short Description

The Outpatient Social Worker is responsible for coordinating the complex discharge planning needs of patients and families, as well as to provide supportive counseling, psychosocial assessment and interventions for patients with complex psychiatric, social, medical, and financial needs in the inpatient setting. The Social Worker also assists the interdisciplinary team in order to help the patient and families cope with hospitalization, illness, diagnoses, treatment, and other issues as they prevent a barrier to efficient patient throughput and quality outcomes. 

 

Experience Required

  • Minimum of 1 year Behavioral Health experience required.
  • Must demonstrate theoretical knowledge of psychology for Child/Adolescent, Adult/Geriatric populations.
  • Knowledge of principles and practices of modern psychiatric case work, psychological assessment, personality theory, DSM IV, psychotherapy and case work.

Education Requirements

  • Master’s degree in social work from an accredited college/university.
  • LCSW required; NJ social work license.

License/Certification Requirements

Current NJ SW License – (NEW JERSEY SOCIAL WORKER)

Special Requirements

  • Strong critical thinking skills.
  • Bilingual in Spanish and English preferred but not required.

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