A 669-bed regional care, teaching hospital founded in 1901, Newark Beth Israel Medical Center has more than 760 physicians and provides comprehensive health care services to its local communities and is a major referral and treatment center for patients throughout the northern New Jersey metropolitan area. Recently named to U.S. News and World Report list of top Cardiac Centers in the United States, Newark Beth Israel Medical Center is among a select group of organizations that have set national benchmarks for quality patient care, patient safety and hospital efficacy, representing a highly significant achievement and a true culture of performance improvement. Newark Beth Israel is home to Children's Hospital of New Jersey and The HEART HOSPITAL of New Jersey. Newark Beth Israel is a major teaching affiliate of Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York; New York College of Osteopathic Medicine; and St. George's University School of Medicine. Newark Beth Israel Medical Center is accredited by Joint Commission on the Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO); The American Osteopathic Association; the Cancer Commission of the American College of Surgeons; and The College of American Pathologists
The Assistant Director of Social Work is responsible to the direct the overall operation of the Social Work component of the Case Management Department in accordance with current federal, state, and local standards, guidelines and regulations regarding social work and discharge planning. The Manager of Social Work is a MSW who collaborates with the case management team in planning and implementing social work/case management programs for patients from preadmission to post-discharge. The assistant director coordinates and directs social work activities including budget recommendations, forecasting, recommendations for staff, outcome measurement and management/process improvement. The assistant director hires, orients, evaluates and disciplines staff and provides supervision of social work functions to include LOS and variance management, assuring all activities conform to professional standards, hospital policy and guidelines, external agency requirements and are consistent with the mission of the medical center.
Additional Requirements: Candidate must have an LSW and be eligible for the LCSW.
Welcome to Barnabas Health, New Jersey’s largest integrated health care delivery system. It includes Clara Maass Medical Center in Belleville; Community Medi...cal Center in Toms River; Kimball Medical Center in Lakewood; Monmouth Medical Center in Long Branch; Newark Beth Israel Medical Center in Newark; Barnabas Health Behavioral Health Center in Toms River; and Saint Barnabas Medical Center in Livingston. The System also includes the Barnabas Health Outpatient Centers with the Barnabas Health Ambulatory Care Center in Livingston and the Saint Barnabas Family Imaging and Breast Center in Bedminster; ambulatory care facilities, geriatric centers, a state-wide behavioral health network and comprehensive home care and hospice programs.Barnabas Health's 19,600 employees (second largest private employer in the state) and 4,750 physicians (one-fourth of N.J. practicing physicians), and 450 residents provide treatment and services for more than 225,000 inpatients and same day surgery patients, 451,000 Emergency Department patients and over 1.5 million outpatients each year, and deliver more than 17,500 babies annually.Among our nationally recognized services and facilities are New Jersey’s only certified burn treatment facility; world-class cardiac surgery services for adults and pediatrics; the state’s oldest, most experienced center for heart transplants, ranked in top 10 by volume in the nation; New Jersey’s only lung transplant program; two kidney transplant centers which are among the largest in the nation with 35 years of experience; six certified chest pain centers by the American Society of Chest Pain Centers; three Joint Commission-accredited Primary Stroke Centers, one Comprehensive state-accredited Stroke Center, and three state-accredited Primary Stroke Centers.Our renowned services also include the most comprehensive robotic surgery service in the region with cardiothoracic surgery, general surgery, adult and pediatric urology, gynecology, and gynecologic oncology; a highly respected neurology and neurosurgery program; a widely recognized reproductive medicine and science program; nationally recognized geriatric services; comprehensive cancer services, providing patients with state-of-the-art technology and cutting-edge treatment options through participation in clinical research trials; three Valerie Fund Children’s Centers for Cancer and Blood Disorders; renowned women’s and children’s services, including Children's Hospital of New Jersey at Newark Beth Israel Medical Center and The Children’s Hospital at Monmouth Medical Center; and New Jersey’s only neonatal ECMO program for life-support.Throughout Barnabas Health, our dedicated physicians, nurses and health professionals are committed to providing the highest quality of patient care and health education to the community and the region.