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Senior Primary Therapist-Mental Health Unit FT (Days)

Req #: 0000099975
Category: Social Work
Status: Full-Time
Shift: Day
Facility: Jersey City Medical Center
Department: Mental Health Unit-Open Unit
Jersey City Medical Center, 355 Grand Street, Jersey CIty, NJ 07302

You are in demand everywhere...but it pays to come here!

If you want to work in a premier hospital that wins awards, nurtures people, and tirelessly strives to advance care, you ll find your match at Jersey City Medical Center. Our not-for-profit hospital, a proud member of RWJBarnabas Health, has been honored time and again for our strides in patient care and safety, and as the regional leader in specialties like cardiology, stroke, and trauma care.

As our status and patient volume continue to grow, we are adding talent to our organization

Among our many accolades, we have been designated 8 times the only A-Rated for Safety Hospital, awarded Magnet Recognition for superior nursing, named Best Regional Hospital by US News and World Report and ranked among the 100 best places to work in healthcare (nationally). Jersey City Medical Center is also ideally located in the vibrant Jersey City waterfront community overlooking the harbor, just 10 minutes from New York City, with a grand view of the Statue of Liberty.

Jersey City Medical Center is looking for a clinician to join a dynamic team in a fast-paced adult inpatient psychiatric unit at RWJBH s premier urban hospital setting. A qualified candidate must have a Master's Degree in Social Work and hold a valid NJ LSW or LCSW.

Role responsibilities include but are not limited to: Delivers direct clinical services such as Individual, Group, or Family Psychotherapy, crisis intervention, case management, and serves as the unit s treatment team metal health consultant.

Develops comprehensive biopsychosocial history on the patient, highlighting current functioning, presenting problem, and history of treatment via interviews with the patient, family and/or significant others.

Responsible for development, implementation, monitoring and documentation of initial interdisciplinary treatment plan.

Terminates with assigned patients as per the treatment plan, ensures appropriate discharge planning, follow-up, and timely documentation per quality assurance standards.

Attends weekly supervision, takes active role in learning, participates/presents in case conferences. Takes responsibility for professional growth and development through on-going participation in educational programs on and off-site.

We are committed to High Reliability and consistent demonstration of our Safety Together behaviors and tools:

S - Speak up for Safety

A - Accurately communicate

F - Focus on the task

E - Exercise and accept a questioning attitude

T - Thoughtfully interact

Y - You and Me Together

RWJBarnabas Health offers excellent-provided benefits which include: competitive compensation, comprehensive medical/dental benefits, 403 (B) savings plan, Flexible Spending Plans, PTO program, tuition reimbursement and so much more.

Equal Employment Opportunity

RWJBarnabas Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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