LCSW Eating Disorder Program Clinical Manager

LCSW Social Worker-Eating Disorder Program Clinical Manager - Outpatient Clinic Setting

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A bit about us:

Large hospital in Paramus, NJ focusing on critical areas including behavioral health, medical detox and substance abuse treatment, long term care and acute care.

Brand New eating disorder Clinic Setting under large hospital system in Bergen County, NJ...

Why join us?


Lucrative salary
401(k) matching
Continuing education credits
Dental insurance
Disability insurance
Flexible schedule
Health insurance
Life insurance
Malpractice insurance
Paid time off
Vision insurance

Job Details

Hours: Monday - Friday 8 - 4p (Flexible) - No Weekends, No Holidays

Leads the planning process for developing and implementing a comprehensive program for patients and families served throughout the department.

Works closely with the Services Directors, Nursing leadership to effectuate the discharge planning and utilization management processes.

Select, hires and supervises program staff, initiates disciplinary action. Including terminations; carries out annual performance appraisal of employees, recommending promotions, etc.

Orients and trains new employees in departmental operations. 1,3 Serves as liaison with professional and lay group

Coordinates field instruction for social work and counseling students.

Provides ongoing clinical supervision and training opportunities for social work staff to ensure the provision of appropriate patient services and required skills required for the positions in the department.

Assessment, treatment and patient care responsibilities are delivered with a knowledge of patient growth and development and are appropriate to the ages of patients served.

Provides direct treatment services to patients utilizing modalities (individual, group, family, crisis intervention) which appropriately address the needs and treatment goals of patients.

Performs psychodynamic assessments, and formulates diagnostic impressions and recommendations for treatment.

Provides case management services as needed to ensure treatment plan is being followed and to assist patients in accessing health, mental health, supportive and concrete services.

Develops discharge care plans (suggests appropriate community resources) and actively participates in effecting the plans.
Interprets nature of illness and prescribed course of treatment to patients and families; communicate clinical issues to other staff members.

Participates in interdisciplinary diagnostic and treatment planning conferences and makes recommendations regarding the needs of the patient.

Provides consultative services to Department of Psychiatry, Medical Center and school and other agency staff regarding appropriate interventions for the patient population.

Represents the discipline and department to the Medical Center and other agencies throughout the NJ region.

Expediently responds to and resolves problems relative to services and patient care issues.

Participates on performance improvement projects within Behavioral Health Services and participates in PI initiatives on other levels, as needed.

Fulfills all reporting and documentation requirements on a timely and accurate basis.

Maintains established departmental policies and procedures, objectives, quality assurance program, safety, environmental, and infection control standards.

Customer Service: respect, flexibility, knowledge, professionalism, pleasant attitude, patience, and helpfulness. All responses should be timely, professional, caring and respectful in accordance with Customer Service Performance expectations.

Understands and adheres to the Medical Center’s Code of Conduct.

Familiar with the Medical Center’s Mission, Vision, and Values Statements.
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Paramus, NJ
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$90,000 - $112,000