Transitions Navigator Job at Cooper University Hospital, Camden, NJ

  • Cooper University Hospital
  • Camden, NJ

Job Description

At Cooper University Health Care, our commitment to providing extraordinary health care begins with our team. Our extraordinary professionals are continuously discovering clinical innovations and enhanced access to the most up-to-date facilities, equipment, technologies and research protocols. We have a commitment to its employees by providing competitive rates and compensation, a comprehensive employee benefits programs, attractive working conditions, and the chance to build and explore a career opportunity by offering professional development.

Discover why Cooper University Health Care is the employer of choice in South Jersey.

The Outpatient Social Worker is responsible for coordinating the care needs of patients and
families suffering from Neurological disease and illness, as well as provide supportive
counseling, psychosocial assessment and interventions for patients with complex social,
medical, and financial needs. 

The Neurology LCSW is expected to organize and maintain support group meeting monthly and will maintain the organizational relationship with The Parkinsons Foundation. The Social Worker also assists the interdisciplinary team to help the patient and families cope with hospitalization, illness, diagnoses, treatment, and other issues as they prevent a barrier to efficient patient throughput and quality outcomes.

Provides psychosocial assessments, crisis intervention, resources referrals, referrals to home care agencies, skilled nursing and rehabilitation centers, and community-based programs as needed. Coordinates care authorization process with insurers if indicated.

• Minimum of 1 year of clinical social work experience is required.
• Must demonstrate theoretical knowledge of psychology for Child/Adolescent, Adult/Geriatric populations.
• Knowledge of principles and practices related to patients with neurological and movement disorder diagnosis and casework preferred but not required

Requires a Master's Degree in Social Work (MSW)/ or BSW or a licensed RN, BSN preferred 

Current NJ SW License, LCSW Preferred.
Current NJ RN License 

ACM (American Case Management Association) preferred.
CCMC (Commission for Case Manager Certification) preferred 

• Strong critical thinking skills.
• Bilingual in Spanish and English preferred but not required

Job Tags

Full time, Work experience placement,

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