Social Worker – Elementary and Middle School (10 Month School Calendar)

Job Description

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Department of Social Services (MSH) -  Req Number: 2616214

Job Title: Social Worker – Elementary and Middle School (10 Month School Calendar)


Roles & Responsibilities:

The social worker in this grant-funded, part time position will be responsible for providing mental health counseling and comprehensive social work services to students and their families enrolled in the Mount Sinai School Based Health Program based in PS 108. PS 108 is comprised of an elementary school, prekindergarten - 5th grade and a middle school, 6th - 8th grade. 

The social worker will provide long and short-term treatment to children/families with a range of social and mental health issues, conduct groups of both a therapeutic and health education nature, and help families negotiate entitlement programs and access comprehensive health care for their children. Interest and skill in developing and providing classroom based interventions and group work is important. Collaboration with Board of Education and school personnel as well as Mount Sinai and school health staff is the cornerstone of this program and its work.

Flexibility, a capacity to work in a complex, informal structure, and an ability to adapt one’s work to the daily aspects of the school day and the school’s educational mission is essential. Work in our other Mount Sinai Pediatric SBHCs may be required.

Please note: The salary for this position is the equivalent of that for 10 months of a full-time role which amounts to approximately 0.84 FTE (part-time). Payment, however, is spread out over the entire 12 month period.


• New York LMSW or LCSW. 
• Knowledge of child and adolescent development as related to diagnosis, assessment and interventions as well as experience in providing parental guidance.
• Strong organizational skills with an ability to collaborate with multiple disciplines in education and health care systems.
• Strong program development and collaborative skills.
• Past experience providing services to children in school or health setting. 
• Able to work the 10 month Department of Education school calendar. 

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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