Social Worker – Social Worker – Kidney Transplant

Job Description

Strength Through Diversity

Ground breaking science. Advancing medicine. Healing made personal.

Department of Social Work (MSH) - Req Number: 2457622


Job Title:  Social Worker – Social Worker – Kidney Transplant

  

Roles & Responsibilities:

The social worker in this kidney transplant position will be responsible for following kidney transplant patients which involves assessing patients’ suitability for transplant, following patients while hospitalized as well as out patients both pre and post transplant as needed. This is a very fast-paced job that requires juggling the outpatient practice and inpatient work. (S)he will also be a part of medical interdisciplinary team to coordinate psychosocial components of patient care. The social worker will be part of the Recanati/Miller Transplant Institute and have responsibilities that include teamwork, committee meetings, quality improvement, and bi-weekly recipient review meetings. Knowledge of crisis, family and systems theories is utilized in an interdisciplinary setting. Program development is an expectation of the position.


Requirements: 


Ability to assess needs and coordinate resources within hospital and community networks for effective management of patient care.
Excellent clinical, collaborative, and organizational skills.
Experience working with chronically ill patients preferred.
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. 

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