Social Worker – School Based (10 month school calendar)

Job Description

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Department of Social Services (MSH) -  Req Number: 2428524


Job Title: Social Worker – School Based (10 month school calendar)

  

Roles & Responsibilities:

The social worker in this grant-funded position will be responsible for providing mental health counseling and comprehensive social work services to students and their families enrolled in the Mount Sinai School Health Program based in the Tito Puente Educational Complex, District 4, Esperanza/TAG. This is a school serving one talented and gifted program (K-8) and a MS/ HS with grades 6-12.

The social worker will provide long and short-term mental health treatment to children/families, conduct both therapeutic and classroom intervention groups, help families negotiate entitlement programs and access comprehensive health care for their children. Skill in individual and group work is important, as is interest and knowledge in working with grades K-12. Collaboration with Department of Education and school personnel as well as Mount Sinai and school health staff is the cornerstone of this program and its work.

Flexibility, a capacity to work in a complex, informal structure and an ability to adapt one’s work to the daily aspects of the school day and the school’s educational mission is essential. 



Requirements: 


New York State LMSW or LCSW. 
Knowledge of child/adolescent development. 
Childhood and adolescent DSM 5 mental health diagnoses and treatment.
Experience in providing parental guidance.
Strong program development and collaborative skills.
Strong organizational skills with an ability to work with and collaborate with multiple systems, including the DOE.


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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