Social Worker (Bilingual) – Outpatient Cardiology

Job Description

Strength Through Diversity

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Department of Social Services (MSH) -  Req Number: 2517694


Job Title: Social Worker (Bilingual) – Outpatient Cardiology

  

Roles & Responsibilities:


The social worker in this position is based in the integrated cardiology practice and provides psychosocial assessments and a full range of psychosocial interventions, both individually and in groups to patients with cardiac diseases. Responsibilities include conducting clinical assessments and coordination of psychosocial components of patient care. In addition to the counseling component, interventions include assistance with concrete services such as entitlements, home care, pharmacy and transportation needs. The social worker will also provide daily coverage to the Cardiac Catheterization Lab at Mount Sinai Heart, providing discharge services including transportation, home care and information on available resources within the community or hospital. 

The social worker is also responsible for social work program development within the Cardiovascular Institute. In addition, the social worker will take a leadership role in working with a multidisciplinary team overseeing the practice and act as a link between medical staff and patients. The social worker will have responsibilities that include committee meetings, quality improvement initiatives and may also include early morning or early evening meetings. There is a strong focus on program development and patient satisfaction.

Requirements: 


• New York State LMSW or LCSW. 
• Bilingual (English/Spanish).
• Experience in providing rapid psychosocial assessment and focused, short-term treatment.
• Knowledge of a range of entitlements, resources and the ability to assist patients with concrete needs and provide linkages, referrals , and enhanced patient follow-through by reducing barriers to care.
• Ability to assess needs and coordinate resources with hospital and community networks for effective management of patient care.
• Excellent clinical, collaborative, organizational, and leadership skills.



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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