Mount Sinai Careers

Social Worker (Mental Health - Eating Disorders)

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: 2300014


Job Title:  Social Worker (Mental Health - Eating Disorders)

  

Roles & Responsibilities:

The Mount Sinai Adolescent Health Center (MSAHC) delivers comprehensive, integrated medical and mental health services and prevention education to young people aged 10 to 24. It is the largest center of its kind in the United States providing confidential, quality health care, mental health and support services to underserved and at-risk youth, regardless of their ability to pay. At the MSAHC, young people can find a wide range of services specially designed for their needs, including: primary health care, sexual and reproductive health, counseling, support, mental health and family therapy, comprehensive psychological testing, dental care, optical services, legal services, nutrition, fitness, and wellness programs.

POSITION DESCRIPTION: 
As part of an interdisciplinary medical and mental health team, provide social work services to at-risk adolescents and their families. Provide short and long term individual, family, and group psychotherapy, intense case management, crisis intervention, and health education. 

 Requirements: 


New York State LMSW or LCSW.
Bilingual (English/Spanish) preferred.
Experience working with at-risk adolescents and young people.
Experience providing individual, group, and family therapy.
Experience working with populations with complex trauma histories 
Excellent organizational and documentation skills. 
Excellent collaborative, clinical, and communication skills.
Skillful in collaborating with external resources and coordinating appropriate referrals.
A solid working understanding of adolescent growth and development.
Ability to be flexible and use non-traditional approaches in working with adolescences and young people.
Skillful in assessing clients’ needs in relationship to health and psychosocial functioning and establishing treatment goals accordingly.
Experience delivering short and long term therapeutic interventions, including preventive and risk- reduction models that reflect developmentally appropriate methods and materials, preferred.
Experience and Skill in working with young people with Eating Disorder preferred, but not required.


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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