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School Social Worker (Full Time)

Company: Hackensack Meridian Health
Location: South River
Posted on: May 27, 2023

Job Description:

Description: How have you impacted someones life today? At Hackensack Meridian Health our healthcare 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 Jerseys premier healthcare system. The School Social Worker provides clinical and therapeutic services to individuals and groups as per a pupil's Individual Education Plan (IEP). Provides support services to families when possible while maintaining discussions and communications with the pupil's parents/guardians and sending school district. Incorporates the organization's Mission, Values, and Service Standard Behavior guidelines in the fulfillment of all duties and responsibilities.Responsibilties: A day in the life of a School Social Worker at HMH/Carrier Clinic includes: 1. Provides clearly articulated behavioral expectations to students and provides students with feedback and reinforcement regarding their behavior.2. Applies the school-wide behavior rewards program and behavioral contracts as directed.3. Enforces school rules consistently and contributes to the maintenance of a safe and orderly environment.4. Maintains constructive relationships with other staff members.5. Maintains positive and appropriate relationships with students.6. Seeks assistance from appropriate personnel whenever student related or school related problems occur.7. Implements student-related intervention plans and other plans related to the daily operation of the program as directed by an administrator. 8. Provides individual counseling sessions to students based on Individual Education Plans or on an as needed basis aligned to behavior goals and objectives.9. Provides group counseling sessions to students based on Individual Education Plans or on an as needed basis.10. Provides family counseling to students and their families to the extent that it is practical.11. Supervise students as required by schedule demands.12. Establishes and maintains on-going communication through attendance at meetings, with outside agencies, and residential pupil relatives.13. Participates in the development and evaluation of the student's annual Individual Education Plan (IEP) and development of behavioral goals and objectives.14. Provides crisis counseling, evaluation, and assessment to students and makes the appropriate clinical intervention.15. Consults with relevant staff on students' emotional status and its impact on students' learning and behavior.16. Assists in the collection and interpretation of data relative to the evaluation of the school's programs and services.17. Other duties and/or projects as assigned.18. Adheres to HMH Organizational competencies and standards of behavior.Qualifications: Education, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required:1. Master's Degree in Social Work.2. Minimum three (3) years working as a Social Worker with adolescents. 3. NJDOE Criminal History Review.4. Excellent written and verbal communication skills.5. Proficient computer skills that may include but are not limited to Microsoft Office and/or Google Suite platforms. Licenses and Certifications Required:1. NJDOE School Social Worker Certification. Licenses and Certifications Preferred:1. NJ Licensed Social Worker or NJ Licensed Clinical Social Worker. If you feel that the above description speaks directly to your strengths and capabilities, then please apply today!

Keywords: Hackensack Meridian Health, Elizabeth , School Social Worker (Full Time), Healthcare , South River, New Jersey

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