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Company: Central Jersey Behavioral Health
Location: Toms River, NJ
Career Level: Entry Level
Industries: Healthcare, Pharmaceutical, Biotech

Description

The Barnabas Health Behavioral Health Center (with Monmouth Medical Center Southern Campus Behavioral Health Services) constitutes a freestanding 100-bed acute care psychiatric facility which provides inpatient and intensive outpatient programs for adults and older adults diagnosed with psychiatric and dual disorders. Participants in the Stepping Stones Program attend group therapy sessions each day, meet with a clinician for individualized counseling and case management needs, and visit with a psychiatric prescriber for medication management.

The Intensive Outpatient Social Worker provides emotional and administrative support to patients, either as a group or individual, through group process and psychotherapy in the Intensive Outpatient Program. As a Per Diem Social Worker you will: conduct intake assessments, lead therapy groups, document patients' treatment and provide crisis intervention. All methods of practice shall conform to written hospital policies and procedures and be carried out to the highest achievable level of competence in a manner demonstrating concern and consideration. The Therapist will demonstrate the Barnabas Health Behavioral Health philosophy to Total Quality Management by actively applying that philosophy in all dealings with both internal and external customers.

Requirements

* Masters degree in Social Work received from an accredited college or university.

* LCSW required.

* General knowledge of community organizations of modern principles of training and education; thorough knowledge of the causation, symptoms and effects of mental illnesses, proper patient evaluation and treatment needs and assessments of report writing.

* Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationship with others; express ideas clearly and concisely; analyze problems and situations and recommend appropriate action; coordinate several projects concurrently.

* Minimum two years' experience in an outpatient program preferred.


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