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Department of Social Services (MSH) - Req Number: 2645690
Job Title: Social Worker (Bilingual) – Part Time
Roles & Responsibilities:
Mount Sinai Health Partners (MSHP) is the management services organization developed to enhance the Health System’s implementation of population health initiatives, that is, programs of care that enhance the patient experience and health status, improve the health of patient populations and reduce utilization and healthcare costs. Population health initiatives particularly focus on preventive care. MSHP provides the infrastructure to support population health initiatives and includes services such as care coordination, information technology, workflow optimization, physician engagement and quality reporting. The Department of Social Work Services takes a leadership role in MSHP Care Management, which is providing in person and telephonic short-term and long-term care management services for a large diverse group of individuals who have a variety of insurances that are part of value based contracts. The goal of MSHP Care Management is to provide standardized care management services to meet patients’ medical and psychosocial needs, increase quality and reduce unnecessary health care costs.
The Mount Sinai Visiting Doctors Program provides home based primary care services to homebound persons in Manhattan via the use of physician and nurse practitioner home visits. Program staff works closely with home health and community-based social service agencies, as well as hospital staff, to provide comprehensive services to the patients they serve. Social workers are part of the interdisciplinary team and provide complex case management with the frail elderly, including psychosocial services, and palliative and end of life care through telephonic interventions and house calls.
NOTE:The position is based at 1770 Madison Ave (at 116th Street), Manhattan.
• New York State LMSW or LCSW.
• LCSW preferred.
• Bilingual (English/Spanish).
• Exceptional assessment, advocacy, communication and collaborative skills.
• Experience with and interest in working with a primarily frail, elderly population.
• Excellent interdisciplinary skills to work with MSVD team to assist patients in maintaining or meeting their health goals.
• Experience with home visits preferred.
• Interest in patient care and coordination at the end of life.
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.