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Department of Social Work (MSH) - Req Number: 2306658
Job Title: Social Worker - Dubin Breast Center
Roles & Responsibilities:
The social worker in this position will be part of the Dubin Breast Center and its Breast Health Resource Program. This is continuity of care position where the social worker will follow patients outpatient and during inpatient admissions. The social worker will be an integral part of the multidisciplinary Breast Cancer team, providing psychosocial screening and comprehensive clinical services to optimize patient outcomes. The social worker will assist and navigate patients with breast cancer from diagnosis, during the complex treatment journey and through survivorship. This position includes providing ongoing supportive services and discharge planning for patients admitted to the hospital for treatment of their breast cancer. The social worker must be knowledgeable about the psychosocial impact of disease on individuals and families and offer supportive counseling and education to patients, loved ones, and staff about the impact of a breast cancer diagnosis. Patients diagnosed with metastatic disease may require ongoing care management and education around chronic illness, end of life care and bereavement counseling. This positon incudes being involved in training, teaching, and program development facilitating psycho-education and support groups (some requiring evening hours).
• New York State LMSW or LCSW (LCSW is preferred).
• Bilingual (Spanish-English) preferred.
• Experience providing psychosocial services to patients with cancer preferred
• Experience with patients with serious illness preferred
• Excellent clinical, communication, collaborative, and organizational skills
• Skills in rapid psychosocial assessment and focused, short-term treatment.
• Ability to develop and coordinate programs
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.