Social Work (HIV/AIDS Program)

Job Description

Strength Through Diversity

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Department of Social Services (MSH) -  Req Number: 2546002



Job Title:  Social Work (HIV/AIDS Program)

  

Roles & Responsibilities:

Within the HIV/AIDS program multidisciplinary team approach is utilized to provide continuous, coordinated care to patients and their families throughout the course of their illness. Provide a full-range of HIV/AIDS social work services to HIV infected and HIV negative high risk adults and some adolescents, their partners, and their family members; crisis intervention, assistance with entitlements, short-term and ongoing individual, family and group counseling focusing on HIV treatment adherence and psycho-education; facilitate linkage to community case management and involvement in outreach activities with community-based organizations, such as the Alliance for Positive Change and Gay Men’s Health Crisis. 

This position will be based at Mount Sinai’s Downtown Comprehensive Health Program located at 275 7th Avenue between 25th and 26th Streets, Manhattan, New York City.

Requirements: 


New York State LMSW required.
Bilingual (English/Spanish) required.
Experience working with adults who are HIV positive.
Knowledgeable about working with the LGBT and MSM population.
Excellent engagement, collaborative and clinical 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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