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Social Worker, Behavioral Health - $2000 Sign-On Bonus
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Asbury Park, New Jersey
Permanent
Visiting Nurse Association Health Group

Visiting Nurse Association Health Group

Visiting Nurse Association Health Group is one of the largest and most trusted not-for-profit providers of home health, visiting physicians, hospice and community-based care. Our newly formed research and innovation institutes are advancing new models of care while our strong partnerships with the region’s leading health systems bring together a network of clinical expertise focused on helping you achieve your best level of health. Among our many awards of distinction, we are a Best Place to Work(TM) three years running. How do we know? Our employees say so...

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Social Worker, Behavioral Health - $2000 Sign-On Bonus

The Community Health Centers, a partner of the VNA Health Group, is doing amazing things for the health and wellbeing of underserved residents of Monmouth County. From COVID testing and vaccination programs to its Ryan White-LGBTQ center, the CHC has been growing its service offerings on a year over year basis.

The CHC now seeks a Social Worker to serve as a full-time Behavioral Health Consultant. This professional will join the primary care team to improve psycho-social functioning in children, adolescents, adults and families.

This individual will, among other duties:

1. Provide comprehensive assessment and diagnosis of primary care patients identified by the team as having behavioral health needs.

2. Assist in the detection of "at risk" patients and development of plans to prevent further psychological or physical deterioration, identified through behavioral screening, warm hand-off from the PCP or other team members or formal referral from the primary care team.

3. Assist the primary care team in developing care management processes such as the use of guidelines, disease management techniques, case management, and patient education to improve self-management of chronic disease.

4. Provide assessment, consultation, and brief intervention for psychological/psychiatric problems and disorders.

Requirements
The ideal candidate for this role will have the following qualifications:

1. Masters degree in Social Work
2. Current NJ LCSW license, preferred
3. 1+ year of supervised clinical experience; community health experience preferred
4. Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal skills
5. Ability to work with multi-ethnic and diverse socioeconomic populations
6. Word processing and computer skills

The Community Health Center is an equal opportunity employer.
Location
Asbury Park, New Jersey 07712
Profession
Other
Specialty
Other
Employment Type
Permanent
Duration
0 weeks
Start Date
Nov 29th, 2001