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Department of Social Work (MSSL) - Req Number: 82373
Job Title: Social Worker
Roles & Responsibilities:
Conducts psychosocial screenings and assessments.
Provides direct social work services to patients and families, selecting treatment modality/casework technique compatible with assessment and identified goals.
Makes referrals to appropriate community resources.
Advocates for patients and families by interpreting their needs to, and eliciting cooperation from, other disciplines and community agencies.
Participates in interdisciplinary rounds, case conferences, and staff meetings.
Maintains appropriate patient care documentation as defined by hospital policies and procedures.
Is acknowledgeable about entitlements and assists patients to secure needed services.
Assumes responsibility for preparing material for conferences, rounds, and staff development programs.
May supervise social work interns
Understands NYS Department of Health regulations concerning hospital discharge planning and explains them to patients/families.
Demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care, based on physical, psychosocial, educational, safety, and related criteria, appropriate to the age of the patients served in assigned area.
- NYS Certified 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.