Social Worker - Pediatrics

Job Description

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Department of Social Services (MSH) -  Req Number: 2454212

Job Title: Social Worker - Pediatrics



Roles & Responsibilities:

The social worker in this grant funded position will provide complex care management and comprehensive social work services to children and their families under a grant whose mission is to provide access to social work services for the underserved. Social work services will include primary mental health evaluations and short term treatment; complex care management and collaboration with community providers; supportive counseling; and psycho-education to encourage adherence to primary care and adaption of family centered wellness behaviors. This social worker will also follow families who are at high risk for problematic parenting and will at times encounter families at risk of abuse/child maltreatment and collaborate closely with the child protection social worker. This social worker also collaborates with a large number of attending physicians, resident physicians, nurses, and administrators and will be an integral part of the pediatric practice. 

An ability to work flexibly and to set priorities is essential in this fast paced setting. The ability to engage families during pediatric appointments and to work outside the confines of an appointment schedule is essential. This program will have a set of metrics about deliverable services, with maintenance of data on cases served as an important component. This position may include one evening clinic a week.


New York State LMSW.
Bilingual (English/Spanish) required.
Demonstrated clinical skills, preferably with children and adolescents within ambulatory care populations. 
Strong team work and organizational skills.
Ability to work with a large population with variable social work needs for interventions

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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