Social Worker – School Based

Job Description

Strength Through Diversity

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Department of Social Services (MSH) -  Req Number: 2645296

Job Title: Social Worker – School Based



Roles & Responsibilities:

Provide social work services to adolescents and their families in AHC's school-based health center located at the A. Philip Randolph Campus High School at 443 W. 135 Street. The social worker will provide evaluation, short-term and ongoing individual psychotherapy and supportive counseling services, as well as health education, crisis intervention, case management and family and group psychotherapy as part of an inter-disciplinary health care team in a high school setting. Position is 10 months with time off during school holidays and vacations.


New York State LMSW or LCSW
Bilingual (English/Spanish) preferred. 
Experience in primary care setting required, school based setting preferred.
Experience with crisis intervention/emergency room mental health referrals and coordination with emergency services.
Experience in delivery of sexual and reproductive health counseling/options and HIV counseling. 
Experience delivering short and long term therapeutic individual (and group) interventions, including preventative and risk-reduction models.
Experience working with populations who have complex trauma histories.
Knowledge of mental health and social service resources in greater NYC area with a working knowledge of state regulations related to child abuse, child neglect, and other urgent care issues.
Excellent collaborative, clinical, organizational, and documentation 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 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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