Social Worker – Liver Cancer/Liver Medicine

Job Description

Strength Through Diversity

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Department of Social Services (MSH) - Req Number: 2429762


Job Title:  Social Worker – Liver Cancer/Liver Medicine

  

  

Roles & Responsibilities:

The social worker in this position is responsible for following adult Liver Cancer and Liver Medicine (non-transplant) patients both inpatient on 9 Center and outpatient in the Recanati Miller Transplant Institute (RMTI) practice setting. The social worker will meet with patients and families to assess needs and follow them through their in and outpatient course of treatment. They will also work with patients and families regarding end of life issues, complications of grief, and linking them with Oncology/Hospice resources. The social worker will be part of the transplant social work coverage.

The social worker will be part of the medical interdisciplinary team to coordinate psychosocial components of patient care including complex discharge planning. The social worker will have responsibilities that include teamwork, committee meetings and QA project participation. 

Knowledge of crisis, family, child and systems theories is utilized in an interdisciplinary setting. There is opportunity and expectation to do program development, e.g., group work, patient mentorship program, development of resource guide for patients and their families. There is also an opportunity to develop expertise in various treatment approaches with both acute and chronically ill patients. 

Requirements: 


New York State LMSW. 
Ability to assess needs and coordinate resources within hospital and community networks for effective management of patient care both in and outpatient.
Excellent clinical and collaborative skills.
Organizational and program management skills.
Excellent presentation and writing skills.
Oncology experience preferred.
Inpatient experience preferred. 


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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