Social Worker – Medicine/Surgery

Job Description

Strength Through Diversity

Ground breaking science. Advancing medicine. Healing made personal.

Department of Social Services (MSH) -  Req Number: 2645294

Job Title: Social Worker – Medicine/Surgery



Roles & Responsibilities:

In this position, Social Worker will “float” in adult medicine-surgery. The primary assignment for the float in this position is Cardiac and Surgery. The social worker will be responsible for providing psychosocial services for patients, especially helping patients and families cope with the impact of hospitalization and of acute and chronic illness. There is a strong emphasis on psychosocial assessments and complex discharge planning.


New York State LMSW.
Ability to be extremely flexible and work effectively on multiple units, with diverse staffs, often on short notice. 
Ability to develop and implement safe, appropriate, and timely discharge plans in a demanding, fast-paced environment.
Skills in assessment and coordination of resources within hospital and community networks for effective management of patient care, both inpatient and outpatient.
Excellent organizational, collaborative and psychosocial assessment skills.
Inpatient hospital experience preferred.

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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