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NYU School of Medicine Social Worker - Cardiology (Part-Time) in New York, New York

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Position Summary:

We have an exciting opportunity to join our team as a Social Worker.

In this role, the successful candidate The Social Worker will be is a critical member of the Adult Congenital Heart Disease (ACHD) program. The social worker will serve as a facilitator for mental health services; manage social issues for patients pre- and post- surgery such as financial concerns, disability, work claims; handle issues related to life insurance and disability; and provide patients with support for home care services, legal support. The social worker will function as a key member of the interdisciplinary team including adult cardiologists, pediatric cardiologists, surgeons, other specialists, nurse practitioners, administrative staff and others.

Job Responsibilities:
Pre-operative evaluation and planning mental health needs, disability, FMLA, future work clearances and the associated paperwork
Facilitator to mental health resources such as therapy, psychiatry, and support groups
Orchestrate a support group for ACHD patients and families in collaboration with Nurse Practitioner
Pregnancy: Provide resources for pregnant patients with cardiac disease, including prenatal counseling, post- partum mental health support , therapy support for fetal demise, transportation to appointments and insurance issues
Support services for women in crisis, individuals with substance abuse
Provide guidance and resources to patients with insurance and socioeconomic barriers, such as transportation scheduling, food insecurity, maintaining insurance status and paperwork
Serve as the first line for all social-related paperwork (such as disability claims, FMLA, parking)
Provides timely and effective psychosocial assessment and evaluations as required. Uses clinical knowledge of psychosocial dynamics and interviewing techniques to gather social history, define problems and develop a relevant treatment plan.
Partnering with other care providers to ensure effective throughput. Coordinates interdisciplinary information and recommendations into social work treatment plan and promotes timely post-hospital/ discharge planning in the interest of patients/families.
Mobilizes community agencies and other support networks in the interest of patients/families.
Documents all social work activities in a timely manner according to departmental protocols. Performs clinical duties in an independent manner, with appropriate use of supervision.
Assists in ensuring that patients receive services in accordance with established departmental policies and procedures through conducting regular chart reviews.

Minimum Qualifications:

To qualify you must have a Masters Degree in social work, or its equivalent (e.g. a higher degree from a social work program that is registered by the New York State Education Department as qualifying for licensure), from a recognized college or university program accredited by the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE) and New York State licensure as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) or pending examination with application having been approved by the licensing board for the LCSW examination or a New York Education Department-issued limited permit (for employees hired with an LCSW from another state with New York State LCSW obtained during probationary period).

Required Licenses: Licensed Social Worker - NYS
Preferred Qualifications:

Previous experience in a hospital or health-related organization.
Qualified candidates must be able to effectively communicate with all levels of the organization.

NYU Grossman School of Medicine 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 Grossman School of Medicine 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.
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NYU Langone Medical Center 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.

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