Mount Sinai Careers

Director, Social Work Services

Astoria, New York
Professional / Managerial / Administrative


Job Description

Strength Through Diversity
Ground breaking science. Advancing medicine. Healing made personal.
 
Roles & Responsibilities:
 
The  Director of Social Services position provide direction and supervision to the Social Services staff as a whole, so as to ensure effective delivery of social work services in order to meet required objectives. The Director of Social Services will act in compliance with all state, federal and other regulatory standards and participate in the quality improvement process of the hospital.
 
 
  • Oversees the day-to-day department operation of all in-patient and ambulatory social workers and supportive staff.
  •  Oversees the formulation and coordination of patient discharges.
  •  Develops, implements and manages the provision of policies and procedures within the hospital.
  • Understands NYS Department of Health’s regulations concerning hospital discharge planning and all other related regulations, such as child protection policies, domestic violence protocols and etc.
  • Recruits, selects and hires staff.
  • Oversees the staff development, advancement, disciplinary action, dismissal and annual evaluation.
  • Provides consultation to social work staff and other disciplines regarding the psychosocial need of patients.
  • Prepares department’s annual budget and administers expenditures within hospital finance department’s guideline.

 

 Requirements:

        
Education
 

Master Degree in Social Work (MSW)

 

License

Licensed by the New York State Education Department (LMSW). LCSW preferred

 

Experience

  1. Five years supervisory experience in health care, preferably in an acute or long term setting.
  2. Skilled in the ability to supervise
  3. Good organizational and interpersonal skills 
 
Strength Through Diversity
 
The Mount Sinai Health System believes that diversity and inclusion is a driver for excellence. We share a common devotion to delivering exceptional patient care. Yet we’re as diverse as the city we call home- culturally, ethically, in outlook and lifestyle. When you join us, you become a part of Mount Sinai’s unrivaled record of achievement, education and advancement as we revolutionize healthcare delivery together.
 
We work hard to recruit and retain the best people, and to create a welcoming, nurturing work environment where you have the opportunity and support to develop professionally. We share the belief that all employees, regardless of job title or expertise, have an impact on quality patient care. 
 
Explore more about this opportunity and how you can help us write a new chapter in our story! 
 
Who We Are
 
Over 38,000 employees strong, the mission of the Mount Sinai Health System is to provide compassionate patient care with seamless coordination and to advance medicine through unrivaled education, research, and outreach in the many diverse communities we serve.
 
Formed in September 2013, The Mount Sinai Health System combines the excellence of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai with seven premier hospitals, including Mount Sinai Beth Israel, Mount Sinai Brooklyn, The Mount Sinai Hospital, Mount Sinai Queens, Mount Sinai West (formerly Mount Sinai Roosevelt), Mount Sinai St. Luke’s, and New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai.
 
The Mount Sinai Health System is an equal opportunity employer. We promote recognition and respect for individual and cultural differences, and we work to make our employees feel valued and appreciated, whatever their race, gender, background, or sexual orientation. 
 
EOE Minorities/Women/Disabled/Veterans

 

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