Northwell Health MSW-Social Worker-Temporary in New Hyde Park, New York
Req Number 001OYT
Job Category Social Workers
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.
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, 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