Mount Sinai Careers

Supervisor Social Work - 3310 - Develop Disability Center General - Full Time Day

New York, New York
Allied Health

Job Description

Strength Through Diversity

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Department of DEVELOP DISABILITY CENTER GENERAL (MSSL) - Req Number: 75039

Job Title:  Supervisor Social Work

Roles & Responsibilities:
  • 1. Directs appropriate intervention and action of social workers and discharge planners in order to expedite discharge of potential and actual "ALC" patients in order to decrease length of stay, maximizing revenue 
  • 2. Prepares all facets of guardianship cases, which includes consultation with providers, compiling all pertinent patient/family/financial and psychosocial information for preparation of legal documents; consultation with attorneys; strategizing and executing appropriate and safe discharge plan; expert testimony in court; interfaces with court evaluators, potential guardians and family members 
  • 3. Reviews and compiles pertinent medical/discharge planning information to prepare appeals to IPRO in order to ensure billing and receipt of payment to hospital on ALC home care cases 
  • 4. Provides clinical and administrative expertise as social worker-on-call to ensure smooth functioning of clinical/administrative activities during non-business hours; guiding appropriate action in crisis and complex situations. 


  • EDUCATION REQUIRED Masters Degree in Social Work (MSW) from a school accredited by the Council of Social Work Education 
  • EXPERIENCES AND/OR SKILLS REQUIRED Minimum of 6 years of satisfactory experience in social work practice in a recognized social or health agency. Minimum of 3 years supervisory experience of Masters Degree Social Workers and Social Work Students. Exception to number of years of total experience would be years of experience in varying settings, with diverse populations and providing unique or exceptional services in a hospital Social Work Department or social service agency in the community. Ability to demonstrate and communicate principles of social work practice. Ability to establish sound working relationships. Capable of self direction with discriminating use of consultation. Capable of taking initiative and to be appropriately flexible. 
  • LICENSES/CERTIFICATIONS REQUIRED New York State Certification (LCSW) from the Department of Education, Licensed Clinical Social Worker

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 promote recognition and respect for individual and cultural differences, and we work to make our employees feel valued and appreciated, whatever their race, gender, background, or sexual orientation. 

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