Community Medical Center, an affiliate of RWJBarnabas Health System, is a 592-bed, fully accredited acute care hospital offering area residents world-class medical treatment with the comforts of hometown care. Opened in 1961, CMC has evolved into the state s largest non-teaching hospital and Ocean County s largest and most active health care facility caring for over 24,200 inpatients, 142,500 outpatients and 81,400 emergency department patients each year. Community Medical Center is dedicated to advancing the quality of life and health of our community while delivering compassionate care for our patients. Our core values include: Compassion, Quality, Accountability, Integrity, Diversity and Teamwork.
The Social Worker Discharge Planner will provides direct social work services to patients and families in an interdisciplinary team approach. Completes psychosocial assessments of patients, provides supportive emotional intervention, and develops plans for optimal recovery and safe transitions from the hospital. Manages complex discharge plans, builds and maintains relationships with internal/external resources, and refers to community agencies and entitlement programs to address, complex post- acute needs. Understands all stages of growth and development to assess each patient's age specific needs to provide individual treatment and care. Appreciates the social determinants of health that impair patients from maintaining wellness in the community.
Position requirements: NJ State license required by NJ State Board of Social Work Examiners. Licensed Social Worker (LSW), or licensed clinical social worker (LCSW) required. Master's of Social Work preferred. Minimally one year of experience in a hospital setting required. Three (3) years of experience in a hospital setting preferred.
Scheduling: Per diem Day shift coverage, as needed
At Community Medical Center, you will find a progressive health care organization offering a comprehensive array of wellness and medical services including world-class cancer, diabetes, emergency, and cardiac care. We are one of the area s most trusted providers of maternal and child health services, offering superior obstetric services, a Level 2 special care nursery, and a dedicated pediatric unit. We maintain award-winning centers of excellence for women, children and seniors. The centers offer support groups in addition to fitness and wellness programs, to enhance the overall health of every member of our community.
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