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Department of Social Services (MSH) - Req Number: 2570016
Job Title: Social Worker – Center for Transgender Medicine and Surgery
Roles & Responsibilities:
Thisposition will be based at Mount Sinai’s Downtown Practice located at 275 7th Avenue between 25th and 26th Streets.
A multidisciplinary team approach is utilized to provide coordinated care to trans-identified patients who are interested in gender affirming medical interventions including gender affirming surgeries. Classic gender affirming surgeries include facial feminizations surgeries, chest reconstruction, and genital reconstruction. The social worker will complete full psychosocial assessments and work closely with the CTMS interdisciplinary team including the nurse coordinator, eligibility assistant, mental health professionals, primary care providers, surgeons, medical specialists, and outside service providers to support our trans patients. The social worker will serve a pivotal role in facilitating appropriate medical interventions when required including surgeries. Surgical support will include confirmation that patients have complete mental health evaluations, all necessary letters, pre-surgical treatments and determination that post-surgical resources for care in the community are in place, working together with inpatient social workers, discharge planners, and outside agencies. The social worker will also be involved in developing and maintaining support groups for CTMS patients including for pre- and post-surgical patients and will participate in CTMS team meetings, steering committee meetings, and community advisory board meetings.
New York State LMSW or LCSW.
Experience working with LGBT individuals with specific familiarity with the transgender individuals.
Excellent engagement, organizational, collaborative and clinical skills.
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