Hospital Social Worker - LSW/LCSW

Camden, NJ 08101

Posted: 06/18/2023 Industry: Healthcare Job Number: 8190

Job Description

GHR Search is seeking a Hospital Social Worker for a 6 month contract, which may be extended. In this role, an LSW or LCSW licensure is required. The hospital social worker will be responsible for discharge and transitional care planning, and will be working with multiple departments within the hospital. Prior experience is required.

Please see information below, and if you are interested, please reach out!

  • Hospital Social Worker - LSW or LCSW
  • Camden, NJ
  • 6 month contract to start
  • 40 hours/week, Mon-Fri day shift with occasional weekends (As needed)
  • Pay Range is $45-$55/hr
  • Weekly Pay
  • Medical, Dental, Vision benefits available while on contract

Duties and Responsibilities:

Provides psychosocial assessments, crisis intervention, resources referrals, to facilitate discharge plans, and/or adjustment to illness, and complex discharge planning for patients and their families.

Formulates the discharge plan with patient, families and the care team based upon a needs assessment. Coordinates appropriate referrals to home care agencies, skilled nursing and rehabilitation centers, and community based programs.

Coordinates care authorization process with insurers. Coordinates specific details of patient’s hospitalization with Utilization Management department to ensure appropriate admission status.

Required Experience: 3 - 5 years health care experience preferred.

Required Certifications: Current NJ SW License, LCSW Preferred

ACM (American Case Management Association) preferred

CCMC (Commission for Case Manager Certification) preferred

Ideal Candidate Characteristics: can manage high stress, fast paced environment; ability to multi-task and manage multiple priorities at once; flexible and resilient; able to think critically; confident in advocacy skills; good time management; professional; good communication skills in the written and verbal format; solution focused

Unit Description: open positions are all in an acute care setting, adult med/surg patient population.

For more information, please reach out to Rachel Riegel at 484-567-0730

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