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Roles & Responsibilities:
The social worker in this newly created positon will be a part of The Mount Sinai Parenting Center in the Department of Pediatrics in the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. The Center's mission is to transform the way pediatric healthcare is delivered by maximizing opportunities to promote strong parent-child relationships and early child development within everyday healthcare interactions. Through provider training, environmental transformation and pioneering research, our easily scalable programming will leverage the healthcare space to reach families in the earliest years.
The social worker in this position will be a part of the new Mount Sinai Parenting Center (MSPC) space within the Pediatric Associates clinic. In this space the Social Worker, in collaboration with MSPC staff, will be responsible for the design and implementation of extensive programming directed toward parents and children from birth to age five. This will include comprehensive content development and presentation, collaboration with the interdisciplinary team and outreach with experts throughout the Mount Sinai Health Network and beyond. Daily responsibilities will also include scheduling, evaluation and ongoing assessment of needs and services provided, face-to-face interaction with families around parenting topics and concerns, providing mentorship and support for pediatric residents and participation within larger MSPC programming initiatives. Though there will not be an ongoing case load, the Social Worker in this role will have hands-on contact with both families and staff on a daily basis through classes and one-on-one sessions. This position will report to the Program Director of the Mount Sinai Parenting Center.
New York State LCSW required.
Bilingual (English/Spanish) required.
Minimum of 2 years of experience within the Mount Sinai Health System or a similarly complex health care system.
Experience with group work.
Training in child development and familiarity in evidence-based parenting techniques and current best practices.
Experience with the service needs of children and families with strong presentation skills, confidence and outgoing spirit.
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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.