Capital Health

Behavioral Health Specialist, LCSW

Position ID #
Full Time
CH Behavioral Health Specialists


Position:  10274


Addressing the need for behavioral health services in our community, the providers at Capital Health Behavioral Health Specialists provide compassionate psychiatric care and counseling services. We are currently seeking a Behavioral Health Specialist, LCSW to join our team in Bordentown, NJ to conduct psychosocial assessments and provide treatment, counseling, and psychotherapy services to individuals, groups, and families; Monday-Friday, no weekends!


Capital Health is the region’s leader in providing progressive, quality patient care with significant investments in our exceptional physicians, nurses and staff, as well as advanced technology. Capital Health is a four-time Magnet®-recognized health system for nursing excellence and is comprised of 2 hospitals. Capital Health Medical Group is made up of more than 250 physicians and other providers who offer primary and specialty care, as well as hospital-based services, to patients throughout the region.


  • Conducts psychosocial assessments and provides psychosocial treatment to a wide variety of individuals from various socioeconomic, cultural, ethnic, educational and other diverse backgrounds.
  • Assesses the psychosocial functioning and needs of patients and their family members and formulates and implements appropriate treatment plans. Conducts mental status examinations and formulates DSM V related diagnoses.
  • Identifies patient’s problems, strengths, weaknesses, coping skills and assistance needed, in collaborations with the patient, family and interdisciplinary treatment team.
  • Uses medical and mental health diagnoses, disabilities and treatment procedures, to include acute, chronic and traumatic illnesses/injuries, common medications and their effects/side effects.
  • Implements treatment modalities in working with individuals, families and groups who are experiencing a variety of psychiatric, medical and social problems to achieve treatment goals.
  • Provides counseling and/or psychotherapy services to individuals, groups, and families. Must practice within the bounds of the license or certification.
  • Represents the patient’s needs and rights to providers and community in a variety of settings.
  • Provides crisis intervention and case management as needed.
  • Maintains appropriate charting; document progress notes and treatment plans as required by the clinic protocol and other mandated regulatory agencies; prepares correspondence regarding social evaluation of patient and patient follow-up.
  • Actively participates in clinical team meetings
  • Performs other duties as required.


  • Master's degree in social work required
  • (LCSW) Licensed Clincial Social Worker required.
  • One year experience in a clinical mental health setting or in a hospital-based setting performing medical crisis counseling and clinical social work required
  • Familiar with Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook.



Frequent physical demands include: Standing, Walking, Carry objects, Keyboard use/repetitive motion

Occasional physical demands include: Sitting, Climbing (e.g., stairs or ladders), Push/Pull, Twisting, Bending, Reaching forward, Reaching overhead, Squat/kneel/crawl, Wrist position deviation, Pinching/fine motor activities

Continuous physical demands include: Talk or Hear Lifting Floor to Waist 15 lbs. Lifting Waist Level and Above 10 lbs.

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Offers are contingent upon successful completion of our onboarding process and pre-employment physical.  Capital Health will require all applicants (including contractors, travelers and consultants) to have an annual flu vaccine, with the exception of individuals with medical and religious exemptions.


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