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Supervisor Social Work - 5629 - Social Work and Clinical Services

New York, New York
Allied Health

Job Description

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Department of Social Work and Clinical Services (MSBI) -  Req Number: 76866

Job Title: Supervisor Social Work - 5629 - Social Work and Clinical Services


Roles & Responsibilities:

Develop, coordinate and monitor all aspects of treatment planning and psychosocial support services for patients enrolled in the treatment.  Interacts with administrative and supervisory staff to ensure assessment of staff and patients needs identifies and/or secures appropriate mental health and social service resources to support patient rehabilitation and self-sufficiency. Collaborates in the development of clinical policies and procedures and assures compliance with regulatory and accreditation. Works collaboratively with program staff to facilitate program goals, workscope objectives and quality improvement projects.  Is cognizant of the philosophy, standards, objectives and policies of the Department and the Hospital Center.


Demonstrates the ability to perform clinical/technical/service/administrative tasks:

Assures all patients are provided with optimal services appropriate to their level of need.

Ensures that patient treatment needs are appropriately assessed and responded to by clinical staff.

Assist in the development of accountability systems for maintaining and monitoring on going compliance of regulatory and accreditation requirements.

Audit patient charts for regulatory compliance.

Assists administrative and multi-disciplinary supervisory and clinical staff in patient case reviews and / or

treatment planning.

Provides clinical supervision to social workers reviewing weekly supervisory logs, caseload rosters and activity reports; ensures social work coverage of clinics.

Coordinates the delivery of patient care services with other depts. and/or community based agencies; oversees the development of social service resources.

Assists in interviewing and hiring appropriate staff. 

Coordinates child abuse reporting and follow-up reporting to Social Service agencies.  Represents MMTP in child protective quarterly meetings.

Coordinates the development and provision of clinical groups and ensures the supervision of group leaders.

Develop and coordinate referrals for psychiatric services and implementation at clinic sites.

Seeks ways to improve the delivery of patient related services through planning, development and implementation of specialized services. 

Educates/trains and/ or apprises staff of professional growth and skills development opportunities.

Assists with staff performance appraisals, assesses staff competency and recommends and/or develops performance improvement programs.
Provides an orientation and supervises grant funded program staff assigned to MMTP, as assigned by Assistant Director of Clinical Services.

Coordinate all graduate social work internships.

Participates in MMTP committees.

Monitors social work/supportive service utilization evaluates the information regarding treatment and support services and outcome measurements.

Identifies physical, behavioral and emotional characteristics typical for the age group.

Modifies approaches based on patient age-specific needs and responses to treatment.

Provides care for patients based on age-specific needs.

Uses communication techniques which are age appropriate.


Participates in the department’s performance improvement activities.

Maintains patient/employee confidentiality in the management of information.

Observes the Health Care System’s compliance policies.

Coordinates clinical activities of MMTP grant programs: as assigned

Oversees child abuse reporting and follow-up reporting to Social Service agencies. Represents MMTP in child protective quarterly meetings.

Ensure interdisciplinary meetings at clinics as far as staffing permits.

Coordinate care of psychiatric emergencies in clinics with MSWs/Supervisors/MD/counselors.

Keep records of MSW time and schedules, evaluations and disciplinary actions as appropriate and timely.

Other assignments as directed by Assistant Director for Clinical Services.

Educational/Professional Development

Participates in the development of other staff members.

Meets regulatory, licensure and annual health assessment requirements.

Identifies learning strengths and needs.

Utilizes learning resources.

Participates in MMTP Committees as assigned.

Develops in-service education and clinical trainings for counselors.

Provides input into future grants as requested and appropriate.


Demonstrates a professional, courteous, and respectful attitude in dealing with patients, families and significant others.

Displays courtesy, tact and patience during interactions with all members of the hospital staff and extended community.

May be required to perform other duties as assigned or perform other duties when necessary.




Masters in Social Work



5 years post MSW with previous experience training students, developing in service trainings, excellent clinical skills. Knowledge of managerial and supervisory processes required to deal with complex problems encountered in a multi-disciplinary, multi-site and multi service drug treatment program.  Must have the ability to identify and analyze problems and recommend solutions to improve the treatment planning and the delivery of patient care services. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills required.



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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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.
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