Social Worker 2- AIDS Ambulatory Clinic

    Hackensack University Medical Center
    1945 State Route 33, NEPTUNE, NJ
    Full-time, Part-time

    Job Description

    Overview

    How have you impacted someone's life today? At Hackensack Meridian Health our teams are focused on changing the lives of our patients by providing the highest level of care each and every day. From our hospitals, rehab centers and occupational health teams to our long-term care centers and at-home care capabilities, our complete spectrum of services will allow you to apply your skills in multiple settings while building your career, all within New Jersey's premier healthcare system.

    Responsibilities

    A day in the life of a Social Worker 2 at Hackensack Meridian includes:
    • Working with newly diagnosed HIV+ patients, explaining the nature of their new diagnosis, and guiding and helping the patient to receive medical care and treatment
    • Working with the patients to ensure compliance with their first medical visit
    • Performing HIV testing for the partners of our established A-Team patients
    • Providing referrals to our Prep counselor as needed and education on the nature and prevention of HIV infection
    • Serving as the point person for all newly diagnosed individuals in the Monmouth and upper Ocean County communities
    • Providing linkages to appropriate providers
    • Identifying patients that are non-adherent with their medical treatments and seek them out and attempt to reengage them into care
    • Hosting quarterly meetings with the community based and hospital based members in Monmouth and Upper Ocean County to discuss program changes, challenges and successes
    • Maintaining strong ties within our organization as well as within the community
    Qualifications
    • Current and valid LSW or LCSW in the State of New Jersey is required
    • A Master of Social Work is required
    • A minimum of one (1) year of experience in an acute hospital setting is preferred
    • Experience working with AIDS patients is preferred
    If you feel that the above description speaks directly to your strengths and capabilities, then please apply today!

    Our Network

    As a courtesy to assist you in your job search, we would like to send your resume to other areas of our Hackensack Meridian Health network who may have current openings that fit your skills and experience.

    Posting ID: 552622378Posted: 2020-05-27