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Department of Social Work (MSH) - Req Number: 2345030
Job Title: Social
Worker - Adolescent Health Center
Roles & Responsibilities:
The YES (Youth Empowered conSensuality) Program at the Mount Sinai Adolescent Health Center (MSAHC) provides trauma-informed direct mental health, supportive counseling, and community education services regarding sexual and gender-based violence. We currently have an opening for a social worker on the team who will create and maintain partnerships with colleges in our area to provide comprehensive prevention and education workshops via Enough is Enough funding (Title IX). This position will also involve the development and implementation of adolescent sexual assault, intimate partner violence and crime victim services focusing on intervention and prevention at high schools and community organizations.
The social worker in this role will also be responsible for providing mental health treatment to a caseload of adolescents with a primary focus on adolescents with trauma histories. They will coordinate services with Emergency Department Services and Mount Sinai Sexual Assault Violence Intervention Program services, provide crisis intervention services to victims of sexual assault and collaborate with partner agencies such as schools, juvenile, justice, Administration for Children’s Services, foster care, etc. and have interdisciplinary collaboration with other MSAHC providers. Additional responsibilities will include coordinating information for grant related reports, tracking outcomes and quality assurance/improvement.
New York State LMSW required, LCSW preferred.
Bilingual (English/Spanish) preferred.
Skillful in developing relationships with various stakeholders.
Demonstrate agility, creativity and optimism.
Have excellent organizational and documentation skills
Experience in delivering workshops and education in the community
Have excellent collaborative, clinical and communication skills
Have experience delivering short and long term therapeutic interventions, including preventative and risk-reduction models that reflect developmentally appropriate methods and materials preferred.
Have experience providing individual, group, and family therapy.
Have experience working with populations who have complex trauma histories
Have the ability to be flexible and use non-traditional approaches in working with young adults
Be skilled in assessing clients’ needs in relationship to health and psychosocial functioning and establishing treatment goals accordingly.
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.