Social Worker – Medicine/Surgery (BILINGUAL)

Job Description

Strength Through Diversity

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Department of Social Services (MSH) -  Req Number: 2562718

Job Title:  Social Worker – Medicine/Surgery (BILINGUAL)


Roles & Responsibilities:

This social worker will be an integral part of the Mount Sinai Hospital Spine Program.
The social worker will provide psychosocial counseling and discharge planning services for both orthopedic neurosurgery spine patients throughout the Hospital (typically on 8C, 8E, 8W, 10E, 11W). Responsibilities may include pre-operative outreach and counseling to spine patients and may include other orthopedic patients. Knowledge of crisis, family and systems theories is utilized in an interdisciplinary setting.

There is a strong focus on program development and patient satisfaction. The social worker will also have responsibilities that include teamwork, committee meetings and participation beyond the purview of the floor assignment. The social worker is viewed as a critical member of the Mount Sinai Spine Program and its continued success. Coverage is of other surgery services.


New York State LMSW or LCSW.
Excellent psychosocial assessment and engagement skills.
Demonstrated ability to develop and implement safe, appropriate, and timely discharge plans in a demanding, fast-paced environment.
Exceptional collaborative and communication skills.
Excellent clinical, organizational, and organizational 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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