Northwell Health MSW-Social Worker-Temporary in New Hyde Park, New York

Req Number 001OYT

Job Category Social Workers

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.

Schedule: Tuesday-Saturday

  • 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.

Qualifications

  • Master's Degree in social work, required

  • MSW from accredited School of Social Work, required

  • LMSW required within one year of employment

  • 6 months post-masters work experience with an adult population, preferred

  • 1 year post-masters work experience in an acute/chronic/progressive illness setting, preferred

  • 1 year post-masters work experience in an Alzheimer’s/Dementia environment, preferred

  • 1 year post-masters work experience in a developmental/behavior disorder environment, preferred

  • 1 year post-masters work experience in a medical environment, preferred

  • Experience in case management, discharge planning, inpatient, preferred