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Department of Social Work (MSH) - Req Number: 2346694
Job Title: Social Worker – Neurology
Roles & Responsibilities:
The social worker in this hybrid new full-time position will provide psychosocial services in the FPA outpatient setting for a single busy neurosurgical practice. The social worker will primarily be responsible for identifying patients requiring social work intervention during the initial outpatient neurosurgery office visit and following these patients through their inpatient surgical post-operative course. The social worker will collaborate very closely with the in-patient neurosurgery team once the patient is hospitalized. Responsibilities for the social worker in this role primarily include conducting specialized clinical assessments, providing individual short-term assistance to patients with adjusting to surgical treatment or barriers to compliance with their medical regimen, specific to the peri-operative period and related to spinal surgery. The social worker will be working closely with a neurosurgery practice, focusing on complex spine patients in a fast paced, demanding environment and will participate in team meetings to review and plan patient services. There is a strong focus on program development and patient satisfaction, and the team is seeking a candidate interested in research.
New York State LMSW required, LCSW preferred.
Bilingual (English/Spanish) preferred.
Ability to assess needs and coordinate resources within hospital and community networks for effective management of patient care.
Excellent verbal, written, collaborative, clinical and organizational skills.
Ability to develop psychosocial services.
Experience in medical or healthcare setting.
Experience with elder care services, adult care, preferred.
Ability to work independently.
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.
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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.
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