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Telehealth LSW

  • Location: West Orange, Essex, New Jersey
  • Salary: 55000-63000 per year
  • Job Type:Direct Placement

Posted 2 months ago

  • Sector: Healthcare
  • Start Date: 2022-03-14
  • Job Ref: 22-05919
Telehealth LSW West, Orange, NJ

We have a great opportunity for full-time Telehealth LSWs who have experience working with the general population or first responders/veteran population for substance use and mental health issues.

This position will facilitate outpatient treatment programs and services for clients who have a substance use disorder, co-occurring mental health conditions.

Facilitates traditional outpatient programs and services for substance use disorder and mental health conditions (i.e. post-traumatic stress disorder), such as individual and family therapy as well as case management for caseload of individual client services.
Responsible for assessing client for substance abuse and mental health needs using DSM criteria.
Completion of Initial Assessments for clients, as well as assessing for appropriate level of care.
Obtain and review records relevant to the current treatment episode, and contact to relevant referral sources, family or outside systems as needed.
Prepare (as needed) and maintain treatment plan and necessary revisions, in conjunction with the case manager.
Coordinate with discharge planner regarding continuing care and recommendations for discharge.
Documentation of all counseling services in clinical records.
Maintain all necessary logs required for administrative tracking.
Complete relevant state-required work for clients on your caseload.
Participate as a member of a multidisciplinary team assigned to the client and participate in case management meetings.
Conduct individual counseling.
Communicate with family members, attorneys, EAPS, doctors or other outside resources, as needed, within provision of consent to release documents, and document all communications.
Initiate releases, contracts for safety or any other necessary documents as needed.
Provide crisis intervention and other functions as needed.
Perform other duties as assigned.

Benefits Package
Competitive benefits packages and promote continuing education opportunities to enhance personal knowledge and growth
Opportunities to expand skill sets by facilitating the pursuit of advanced certifications and career development programs
Trainings from industry thought leaders in evidence-based psychotherapy practices as well as first responder, military, and veteran cultural competencies

Licensed in New Jersey as an LSW.
Experience working with first responders in the field of substance abuse and mental health is a plus.