Mount Sinai Careers

Director of Social Work- Inpatient Psychiatry

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: 2312166

Job Title:  Director – Inpatient Psychiatry

Roles & Responsibilities:

Provides Social Work leadership in the Department of Psychiatry. 
Provide clinical supervision to social workers serving adults and children with serious/chronic mental illness.

Collaborate with Psychiatry leadership to meet all regulatory and quality metrics and to monitor and evaluate services and programs and to develop new programs as indicated.

Develop and implement effective orientation programs for staff and graduate interns; identify ongoing educational needs and assist in creation of staff development programs in accordance. 




New York State LCSW required. 

Advanced knowledge of social work theory and practice, including significant work with adults with serious/chronic mental illness in multiple behavioral health settings, including inpatient, and in the clinical supervision of social workers in those settings.

Significant program development and implementation skills, including the ability to assess quality and productivity and make programmatic modifications as indicated. 

Experience treating patients with serious/chronic mental illness. Knowledge of and experience using evidence-based practices in treatment of mental illness. Knowledge of community resources for adults with serious and persistent mental illness. Knowledge of documentation requirements for the New York State Office of Mental Health (OMH), Joint Commission on the Accreditation of Hospitals (JCAHO), the New York City Department of Health (NYCDOH), and health insurance regulatory mandates.

Demonstrated interpersonal, collaborative, communication, presentation, and leadership skills to represent effectively Department to various Mount Sinai Hospital senior leadership, community agencies, and funders. Ability to provide exceptional clinical and administrative supervision and leadership for social workers in a key institutional program. Exceptional skills in engaging and assessing patients and families and in coordinating of resources within families and hospital and community networks for effective management of patient care.

Strength Through Diversity

The Mount Sinai Health System believes that diversity and inclusion 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 healthcare delivery together.
We work hard to recruit and retain the best people, and to create a welcoming, nurturing work environment where you have the opportunity and support to develop professionally. We share the belief that all employees, regardless of job title or expertise, have 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 hospitals, including Mount Sinai Beth Israel, Mount Sinai 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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