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Northwell Health Social Worker in Forest Hills, New York

Req Number 13449

Job Description

Hours: This is an On- Call position. Must be flexible to working overnights, weekdays, weekends and holidays.

Job Description

Provides case and group work services to patients and/or their families during patient's Hospital stay. Ensures continuity of medical care by referral to appropriate follow-up services.

Job Responsibility

    • Provides direct service to patients and their families using a variety of social work modalities in order to help clients maximize their functioning.Travel to patient homes, community resources, community meetings may be required.
    • Advocates on behalf of the client to ensure maximum access to health care.
    • Maintains appropriate professional patient care documentation as defined by hospital policies and procedures.
    • Functions in a consultative and educative capacity with all pertinent individuals or agencies that impact on patients.
    • Prepares materials for supervisory conferences.
    • May direct the activities of paraprofessional staff, social work interns and volunteers.
    • May participate in appropriate research, staff development programs and community liaison activities.
  • Performs related duties, as required.

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Job Qualification

  • Master's Degree in Social Work, required.

  • LMSW required within one (1) year of employment, required.

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