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Per Diem Social Worker I
Full/Part Time: Per Diem
Location/Affiliates: The Mount Sinai Hospital
Department: 186 - Social Services
Requisition Number: 14-1670070
The per diem social worker in this position covering Women and Children's Health will be responsible for providing social work services to women being followed in the OB-GYN Associates clinical practice and in a variety of ambulatory and in-patient settings. In Pediatrics, the Social Worker will provide psychosocial support to children and families hospitalized or in ambulatory sub-specialty programs with acute and clinical illnesses as well as assure timely, safe discharges.
Services include provision of perinatal HIV counseling, short term mental health counseling ancillary to the patient's medical management, counseling related to a myriad of pregnancy related psychosocial stressors, health and parenting education and planning for safe mother-baby discharge.
The social worker collaborates with a large interdisciplinary group of providers and with the group of social workers in Women and Children's Health.
New York State LMSW required.
Strong interest in multi-systems management with high risk populations.
Skills in rapid assessment and focused, short term interventions incorporating safe discharge planning are major assets
Strong organizational skills, flexibility and an ability to work with a multidisciplinary providers.
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