Social Worker – Acute Rehabilitation

Job Description

Strength Through Diversity

Ground breaking science. Advancing medicine. Healing made personal.

Department of Social Services (MSH) -  Req Number: 2451152


Job Title: Social Worker – Acute Rehabilitation

  

Roles & Responsibilities:

This position primarily involves the provision of psychosocial services to a variety of disabled individuals, including but not limited to patients who have recently experienced a spinal cord injury, amputation, or brain injury. The social worker must coordinate complex discharges that requires extensive collaboration with the patient, identified caregivers, the inter-disciplinary care team and community agencies. The social worker provides ongoing support, advocacy and education to patients and families through individual sessions and family meetings. SW attends weekly inter-disciplinary team meetings. This is also an opportunity to develop and lead groups.

Requirements: 


New York State LMSW.
Excellent organizational, collaborative, and psychosocial assessment skills.
Knowledge of crisis intervention
Ability to work with multiple hospitals and community systems.
Inpatient hospital 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. 

EOE Minorities/Women/Disabled/Veterans

 

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