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Roles & Responsibilities:
The social worker in this position will be responsible for following in and out patient chronic end-stage renal disease patients receiving in-center hemodialysis, home hemodialysis or peritoneal dialysis. This involves following in-patient new start dialysis patients in conjunction with the unit-based social worker to orient the patient to dialysis and to assist in the dialysis component of the discharge. Additionally, responsibilities include performing psychosocial assessments to determine eligibility for acceptance to the Peritoneal Dialysis and Home Hemodialysis programs. There are also outpatient responsibilities of ESRD patients being dialyzed at the B-1 location, the Home Hemodialysis Clinic, the Peritoneal Dialysis clinic and the offsite Peritoneal Dialysis Clinic at TCC. The Peritoneal Dialysis program may expand to include additional offsite locations at other nursing homes. This is a very fast-paced job that requires juggling in and outpatient work simultaneously. The social worker will be part of the medical interdisciplinary team that includes strong teamwork and collaboration, committee meetings and performance improvement. There is a heavy emphasis on establishing an outpatient dialysis center for patients on a timely basis.
This is a second position in Renal Dialysis with coverage coordinated with your other colleague.
Knowledge of ESRD requirements and PI project participation are part of the responsibility.
New York State LMSW.
Ability to assess needs and coordinate resources within hospital and community networks for effective management of patient care.
Excellent clinical, collaborative and organizational skills and ability to prioritize.
Flexibility in assignment depending on where the census is high and the needs greater.
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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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