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NYU Winthrop Hospital Social Worker - Per Diem - Acute Inpatient in Mineola, New York

NYU Langone Hospital-Long Island is a 591-bed university-affiliated medical center, which offers sophisticated diagnostic and therapeutic care in virtually every specialty and subspecialty of medicine and surgery. We are a major regional healthcare resource with a deep commitment to medical education and research, offering a full complement of inpatient and outpatient services.

Position Summary:
We have an exciting opportunity to join our team as a Social Worker I.

In this role, the successful candidate provides psychosocial assessments and treatment as well as consultation about patients and families to assist them and the Health care team in coping with the patient's hospitalization, illness, diagnosis, treatment, and/or life situation, including emotional, mental, and substance abuse disorders.

Job Responsibilities:
Provides psychosocial assessments of patients and families to identify emotional, social, and environmental strengths and problems related to their diagnosis, illness, treatment, and/or life situation. Formulates, develops, and implements a plan utilizing appropriate social work interventions. Documents findings, plan, and actions taken according to departmental and institutional guidelines and standards.
Treats and manages mental health and/or substance abuse problems. Assists with screening, identification, management, and treatment of victims of abuse, neglect, domestic violence, rape, etc. Provides training and consultative services to other health care professionals.
Arranges, procures, and coordinates patient and/or family pre and post hospital or treatment needs.
Provides education to patients and families around issues related to adaptation to the patient's diagnosis, illness, treatment, and/or life situation. May utilize crisis intervention, brief and long-term individual, group, and family therapies. Provides teaching and training for students and staff from social work and other disciplines.
Participates in multi-disciplinary health care teams and provides leadership in representing the social work perspective to and being an advocate for patients and families.
Maintains records and statistics according to departmental and institutional guidelines and standards.
Attends and participates in staff, committee, departmental, institutional, and other administrative meetings and continuous quality improvement efforts.
Performs other duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications:
To qualify you must have a Master's Degree Social Work. Current and valid New York State Licensed Master Social Worker (LMSW) license or Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) license. 1 - 2 years Social work or social work internship in a health care setting or social service agency. Solid working knowledge of social work practice, relevant medical and/or legal issues that impact patient care, and medical center resources to access and provide for patient care needs. Excellent communication (both oral and written), interpersonal, assessment, counseling, multitasking, detail orientation, and organizational skills. Basic computer skills including Microsoft Office especially Word, Excel, and Powerpoint.

Required Licenses: Licensed Social Worker - NYS
Qualified candidates must be able to effectively communicate with all levels of the organization.

NYU Langone Hospital-Long Island provides its staff with far more than just a place to work. Rather, we are an institution you can be proud of, an institution where you'll feel good about devoting your time and your talents.

NYU Langone Hospital-Long Island is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruiting and employment. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity or expression, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender dysphoria, national origin, age, religion, disability, military and veteran status, marital or parental status, citizenship status, genetic information or any other factor which cannot lawfully be used as a basis for an employment decision. We require applications to be completed online.
If you wish to view NYU Langone Hospital-Long Island's EEO policies, please . Please to view the Federal "EEO is the law" poster or visit https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/ofccpost.htm for more information. To view the Pay Transparency Notice, please .

NYU Winthrop is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruiting and employment. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity or expression, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender dysphoria, national origin, age, religion, disability, military and veteran status, marital or parental status, citizenship status, genetic information or any other factor which cannot lawfully be used as a basis for an employment decision. We require applications to be completed online.

If you wish to view NYU Winthrop's EEO policies, please click here. Please click here to view the Federal "EEO is the law" poster or visit https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/ofccpost.htm for more information. To view the Pay Transparency Notice, please click here.

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