Community Medical Center is a 587-bed, fully accredited acute care hospital, offering area residents world-class medical treatment with the comforts of hometown care. Opened in 1961, CMC has evolved into the state's largest non-teaching hospital and Ocean County's largest and most active Health care facility.
Fast paced, acute care hospital seeking compassionate social worker to provide competent and resourceful social work services to patients and families/caregivers. Through an interdisciplinary approach, social work services will include assessment, emotional support, problem-solving, advocacy, and crises intervention. Referrals to community based programs will be made to address psychosocial issues such as adjustment to illness, substance abuse, mental health, homelessness, end of life, and loss and grief. Complex discharge planning requires strong skills and knowledge of resources, entitlement programs, regulatory compliance, and rehabilitation care. Must possess an understanding of all stages of growth and development as foundation to individualized treatment and care.
Master's of Social Work degree. NJ State license required by NJ State Board of Social Work Examiners. Licensed Social Worker (LSW), or licensed clinical social worker (LCSW) required. Minimally one year of experience in a hospital setting required. Three years of experience in a hospital setting preferred. Will consider licensed candidates who completed academic year field placement in acute care social work
This is a full time position in the Emegency Department and includes Saturday and Sunday scheduling.