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RWJBarnabas Health Social Worker MSW, Per Diem, Somerville NJ in Somerville, New Jersey

Social Worker MSW, Per Diem, Somerville NJReq #:0000127798

Category:Social Work

Status:Per Diem


Facility:RWJ Somerset

Department:Case Management


RWJUH Somerset, 110 Rehill Ave, Somerville, NJ 08876

Job Overview:

RWJBarnabas Health is looking to add a qualified Per Diem Social Worker, MSW in Somerville, NJ. This position provides direct clinical social work services to patients and their families in an interdisciplinary team approach.



  • Graduation from an accredited graduate school of social work with an MSW (master s in social work) degree.

  • State licensure required by the NJ State board of social work examiners. Licensed social worker (LSW) or licensed clinical social worker (LCSW) depending upon years of social work experience and clinical course work (LSW may render clinical social work services under the direct supervision of an LCSW).

  • Successful completion of all Orientation Programs.


  • Three or more years of experience in a hospital setting preferred.

Scheduling Requirements:

  • Day Shift

  • Per Diem Schedule

Essential Functions:

  • Completing initial psycho-social assessments on assigned patients, providing psychotherapeutic counseling with individuals, family or groups as needed.

  • Giving clinical consultations as needed, providing patient centered advocacy,

  • Collaborating with interdisciplinary team

  • Managing complex discharge plans

  • Building and maintaining relationships with internal/external resources

  • Making referrals to community agencies and entitlement programs and continuing ongoing education.

  • Ensuring continuity of care for patients with complex post-acute needs and maximizes the patients and families abilities to meet the continuing needs within their social and financial framework.

  • Understanding of all stages of growth and development to assess each patient s age specific needs to provide individual treatment and care.

Other Duties:

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.

Choosing RWJBarnabas Health

RWJBarnabas Health is the premier health care destination providing patient-centered, high-quality academic medicine in a compassionate and equitable manner, while delivering a best-in-class work experience to every member of the team. We honor and appreciate the privilege of creating and sustaining healthier communities, one person and one community at a time. As the leading academic health system in New Jersey, we advance innovative strategies in high-quality patient care, education, and research to address both the clinical and social determinants of health.

RWJBarnabas Health aims to truly make a unique impact in local communities throughout New Jersey. From vastly improving the health of local residents to creating educational and career opportunities, this combination greatly benefits the state. We understand the growing and evolving needs of residents in New Jersey whether that be enhancing the coordination for treating complex health conditions or improving community health through local programs and education.

Equal Opportunity Employer

RWJBarnabas Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer