Northwell Health Social Worker - Pediatric Adolescent Medicine in Brooklyn, New York
Req Number 001RIY
Job Category Social Workers
Provides case and group work services to students and/or their families onsite at Franklin K Lane High School in Brooklyn, NY. Ensures continuity of medical care by referral to appropriate follow-up services.
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.
Master’s Degree in Social Work from an accredited school of social work.
LMSW required within one (1) year of employment.
Pre-masters workexperience with an adolescent population, required
6 monthspost masters workexperience in an abuse/neglect/domestic violence setting, preferred
1year post masters work experience in a developmental/behavior disordersetting, preferred
6 months postmasters work experience in a psychiatric setting, preferred
1 year postmasters work experience in a school setting, preferred
Experienceworking with advocacy, case management, cognitive/behavioral, communitydevelopment, grant writing, group work, individual, outpatient, PCcomputer, program dev/imp, resources/entitlement, and short-term crisis,preferred.
Bilingual Spanish highly preferred