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Northwell Health MSW-Social Worker (LJ) in New Hyde Park, New York

Req Number 18789

Job Description

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.

*ADA Essential Functions

Job Qualification

  • Master's Degree in Social Work from an accredited school of social work.

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

  • Experience as required/preferred by position is indicated on MSW generic posting form.

  • Current Driver's License and/or own transportation available to maintain caseload, schedules and travel to clients' homes, required.

  • 6 Months Post-masters work experience with an Adult population, required

  • 1 Year Post-masters work experience with an Aged population, preferred

  • 6 Months Post-masters work experience in a Medical setting, required

  • 1 Year Post-masters work experience in an Abuse/Neglect/Domestic Violence setting, preferred

  • 1 Year Post-masters work experience in an Acute/ Chronic/Progressive Illness setting, preferred

  • 1 Year Post-masters work experience in an Physical Disabilities setting, preferred

  • 1 Year Post-masters work experience in an Psychiatric setting, preferred

  • 1 Year Post-masters work experience in an Renal Disease setting, preferred

  • Experience in advocacy, case management, discharge planning, individual, inpatient, resource entitlements, and short-term crisis, preferred.

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