Social Worker – Child Psychiatry (Outpatient)

Job Description

Strength Through Diversity

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Department of Social Work (MSH) - Req Number: 2531030

Job Title:  Social Worker – Child Psychiatry (Outpatient)


Roles & Responsibilities:

In the Child Psychiatry Outpatient Clinic, the worker in this position will function as part of an interdisciplinary team providing comprehensive mental health assessment and treatment to children and adolescents who meet DSM-V criteria for a psychiatric disorder. Collateral work with caregivers and families and strong community collateral work is an integral part of the role. Therapeutic modalities include individual, family and group therapies. This position will require some evening hours.


New York State LMSW required, LCSW preferred.
Bilingual (English/Spanish) required.
Experience working with mentally ill children and their families.
Training in evidence-based treatment methods with children and adolescents.
Experience with Administration for Children’s Services (ACS)/foster care, Department of Education (DOE), Office of Mental Health (OMH), Children’s Single Point of Access (CSPOA), Health Home and community-based child mental health services.
Individual, family, and group treatment skills.
Ability to work collaboratively with interdisciplinary treatment team

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 comply with applicable Federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate, exclude, or treat people differently on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression. 

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