Palliative Care Social Work Manager - 9045 - Social Work (MSW) - Full time Day

Job Description

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Department of Social Work (MSW) -  Req Number: 81143

Job Title: Palliative Care Social Work Manager 

Roles & Responsibilities:

Is cognizant of the philosophy, standards objectives and policies of the Department and Hospital Center


-Evaluates program needs, planning implementation and utilization of social work services.

-Provides and/or delivers provision of social work services to patients and families receiving care in the division of palliative care and discharge planning.

-Directs clinical services-case work, crises intervention, group and family intervention, problem solving, referrals and resources, care coordination, entitlements and discharge planning.

-Participates in interdisciplinary team meetings in the division of palliative care.

-Participates in the division of palliative care committees focused on program planning and improved patient care.

-Manages the social work listserv, a national and international education and networking project for social workers involved in end of life and palliative care, including responsibility for content, technical and marketing aspects in collaboration with division of palliative care we resource expert.

-Plan, market, staff, and seek funding for social work educational conferences working with department and development office staff.

-Submit abstracts, publishes, and teaches at national conferences and workshops, expanding knowledge base of social workers in the areas of pain, palliative, and end of life care.


-Participates in the department’s performance improvement activities.

-Maintains patient/employee confidentiality in the management of information.

-Participates in social work staff meetings, including organizing presentation regarding social work in pain and palliative care.


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

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

-Acts as liaison between medical provider, nursing staff, and other Medical Center departments.

-Communicates established protocols with other employees.

-Acts as a liaison between the palliative care division and department of social work.

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



Licensed Clinical Social Worker required.



1. LCSW required. Knowledge of word processing, excellent typing skills, and ability to work independently.

2. Two to five years of related palliative care experience with progressive responsibility.

3. Interpersonal skills necessary to interact effectively with all levels of Medical Center staff and patients.

4. Analytical skills to resolve problems and appropriate referrals.

5. Abilities to prioritize duties and responsibilities.

6. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.


Strength Through Diversity

The Mount Sinai Health System believes that diversity and inclusion 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 healthcare delivery together.
We work hard to recruit and retain the best people, and to create a welcoming, nurturing work environment where you have the opportunity and support to develop professionally. We share the belief that all employees, regardless of job title or expertise, have 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 hospitals, including Mount Sinai Beth Israel, Mount Sinai 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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