Mount Sinai Careers

Social Worker – Ambulatory Care

New York, New York
Allied Health


Job Description

Strength Through Diversity

Ground breaking science. Advancing medicine. Healing made personal.

Department of Social Services (MSH) -  Req Number: 2284614


Job Title: Social Worker – Ambulatory Care



Roles & Responsibilities:


The social worker in this new position will be responsible for providing psychosocial care to research participants in The Alzheimer’s disease Research Center (ADRC) at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. The ADRC is a comprehensive research facility and clinical program dedicated to the study and treatment of normal aging and Alzheimer’s disease. 

The social worker in this position will be a part of an interdisciplinary team that seeks to improve diagnosis, delay disease progression, and enhance the well-being of those affected by Alzheimer’s disease. The social worker will provide comprehensive psychosocial services and care management to research study participants and/or caregivers. It will be the responsibility of the social worker to implement memory and aging workshops at senior centers. 

The social worker will oversee all tasks related to the recruitment of older adults into research studies and will take an active role in the coordination of appointments and referrals to memory evaluations at the ARDC. Assistance with the preparation of documents including patient letters, initial evaluation outcomes, resources, grant reports, and/or annual follow-ups will be required. The social worker will be involved with the preparation and execution of the annual ADRC Participants’ Appreciation Day held annually each spring. 


Requirements: 


New York State LMSW or LCSW.
Bilingual (English/Cantonese or English/Mandarin) required.
Excellent clinical, collaborative, and organizational skills.
Ability to develop new position.
Experience with family systems and age-related biopsychosocial issues 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. 

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 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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