Role and Responsibilities:
The Lead Licensed Clinical Social Worker works with high- and rising-risk patients as a behavioral health specialist, care navigator, or both. The Lead LCSW will require knowledge of community resources and training in patient navigation, motivational interviewing, and counseling which allows to uncover and address patient s psychosocial barriers to health.
The Lead LCSW is also responsible for delivering patient care services, including assessment, diagnosis, treatment planning and coordination, monitoring, and evaluation of mental health care to individual patients. Employee will participate in fulfilling RWJ Barnabas mission in meeting the health needs of the community. He or she will function in the role of behavioral health provider within the patient care teams, available to serve all patients receiving primary care in the clinic. This will include, but is not limited to, the assessment and treatment of individuals, families, and groups, as well as crisis intervention and engaging with patients as they present for primary care services. The LCSW will collaborate with other involved providers to achieve the best care for patients and will strive to promote whole person improvement of health outcomes.
Behavioral Health Support:
Care Navigation Support:
Qualification and Education Requirements:
These activities are provided telephonically and in a practice or home setting based upon predefined criteria and assignments. This position requires traveling between facilities and locations
Success in this position will lead to improved health for the patient and reduced health care costs for the managed population of patients.
Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.
We offer a great work environment, competitive rates and excellent benefits, including:
Vacation/Personal/Holiday/Sick Time Off
Short & Long Term Disability
Basic Life & Accidental Death Insurance
Health Care/Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts
RWJBarnabas Health is the most comprehensive health care delivery system in New Jersey and the state s second largest private employer with more than 32,000 employees, 9,000 physicians and 1,000 residents and interns. The system includes eleven acute care hospitals, three acute care children s hospitals and a leading pediatric rehabilitation hospital (Children s Specialized Hospital).
RWJBarnabas Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer