Mount Sinai Careers

Social Worker – Pediatrics (NICU)

New York, New York
Allied Health

Job Description

Strength Through Diversity

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Department of Social Services (MSH) -  Req Number: 2236912


Job Title:  Social Worker – Pediatrics (NICU)

Roles & Responsibilities:

The social worker in in this position will be responsible for the provision of social work services to parents/families of newborns hospitalized in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU). The NICU is composed of a large multi disciplinary team and requires strong team work and collaborative skills. Infants hospitalized on this unit have a range of perinatal diagnoses including severe prematurity, genetic disabilities and birth defects which influence the need for crisis intervention with families and intensive discharge planning efforts on their behalf. Bereavement services to parents is also an integral aspect of social work services on this unit.


New York State LMSW or LCSW.
An ability to work flexibly and to set priorities is essential in this fast paced setting.
Strong team work and organizational skills.
Ability to work with a large population with variable social work needs for interventions.

Strength Through Diversity

The Mount Sinai Health System believes that diversity 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 medicine together.
We work hard to acquire and retain the best people, and to create a welcoming, nurturing work environment where you can develop professionally. We share the belief that all employees, regardless of job title or expertise, can make an impact on quality patient care. 

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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 hospital campuses, including Mount Sinai Beth Israel, Mount Sinai Beth Israel 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. 

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