Social Worker – Medicine/Surgery

Job Description

Strength Through Diversity

Ground breaking science. Advancing medicine. Healing made personal.

Department of Social Work (MSH) - Req Number: 2640776

Job Title:  Social Worker – Medicine/Surgery


Roles & Responsibilities:

This position involves the provision of social work services to adult inpatients on 8E which is primarily a surgical unit and includes orthopedics, urology, plastic surgery and Medicine patients. The social worker will work in close collaboration with another 8E Social Worker. The social worker will provide psychosocial counseling to patients and families and discharge planning services for these surgical patients. 

The social worker will have responsibilities that include teamwork, early committee meetings, quality improvement initiatives and participation beyond the purview of the floor assignment. Knowledge of crisis, family and systems theories is utilized in an interdisciplinary setting. 


New York State LMSW or LCSW.
Inpatient hospital experience preferred.
Excellent organizational, collaborative and psychosocial assessment skills.
Ability to develop and implement safe, appropriate, and timely discharge plans in a demanding, fast paced environment.

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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