Mount Sinai Careers

Social Worker

New York, New York
Allied Health

Job Description

Strength Through Diversity

Ground breaking science. Advancing medicine. Healing made personal.

Department of Social Services  - Req Number:2281204

Job Title:  Social Worker


Roles & Responsibilities:

This position involves the provision of social work services on a 35-bed unit (7E) to both Cardiac and Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR) patients in the Heart Hospital. The social worker will provide psychosocial counseling to patients and families and discharge planning services for these patients. The discharge planning component requires fast-paced coordination of home care services and facilitation of placements. 

The social worker will be an integral part of the Heart Hospital Center and will have responsibilities that include teamwork, committee meetings and participation beyond the purview of the floor assignment. Knowledge of crisis, family and systems theories is utilized in an interdisciplinary setting. The social worker will also be part of a group of cardiac social workers and participate in program development and implementation. Coverage includes other Cardiac units. 


New York State LMSW or LCSW.
Ability to develop and implement safe, appropriate, and timely discharge plans in a demanding, fast paced environment.
Skills in assessment and coordination of resources within hospital and community networks for effective management of patient care.
Excellent organizational, collaborative and psychosocial assessment skills.
Inpatient hospital experience preferred.

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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