Visiting Nurse Association Health Group
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.