Mount Sinai Careers

Social Worker – Psychiatry (Parent-Infant Center; LCSW)

New York, New York
Allied Health


Job Description

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Department of Social Work (MSH) - Req Number: 2365258


Job Title:  Social Worker – Psychiatry (Parent-Infant Center; LCSW)

 

 
Roles & Responsibilities: 

This is a Program Coordinator position in the Parent-Infant Center, formerly known as the Therapeutic Nursery. The Parent-Infant Center is a mental health treatment program that provides multidisciplinary assessment and psychotherapeutic services to women with perinatal mood and anxiety disorders and caregivers and their young children between the ages of 0-5. The primary goal of the Parent-Infant Center is to facilitate the development of a healthy attachment between caregivers and their young children and promote healthy child and parent development. 

The Program Coordinator will provide direct clinical care through child-parent psychotherapy and weekly dyadic group therapy with parent-infant/toddler dyads, the majority of whom have been exposed to trauma. This treatment will address ways to decrease the intergenerational transmission of trauma and conduct comprehensive intakes. Developmental screenings will also be administered to identify learning needs and to facilitate referrals to Early Intervention (EI) and the Committee on Preschool Education (CPSE). The Program Coordinator will have a significant role in the teaching and supervision of psychiatric residents in Infant Mental Health.


  

Requirements:

New York State LCSW required.
Bilingual (English/Spanish) preferred. 
Prior experience with dyadic/parent-child therapy with infants, toddlers, and preschoolers
Experience working with Early Intervention programs, CPSE and ACS
Supervisory experience.
Experiencing teaching infant mental health to mental health trainees and staff
Experience working with pregnant women and adults with trauma histories
Sound knowledge of early childhood development. 
 

 

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. 

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