A hospital in New York City is seeking a Medical Social Worker for a promising opportunity on their growing Inpatient Medical-Surgical Unit. In this role, the Medical Social Worker will be responsible for providing services to patients and families related to admission for serious medical conditions.
The opportunity is open to new graduates!
The Medical Social Worker (LMSW) will:
Screen all admitted patients to determine whether or not Social Work intervention is indicated
Conduct psychosocial assessment of patients to determine their needs during and post-hospitalization
Provide direct counseling to patients, their significant others and/or families
Serve as an advocate and liaison on the behalf of patients to assist in securing needed services and benefits
Participate in interdisciplinary rounds and collaborate with the interdisciplinary team to coordinate a comprehensive discharge plan
Cross-train and provides daytime, evening, weekend and holiday coverage in the Adult Medical Emergency Department, and Pediatric Acute Care
Appear and testify at administrative and court hearings, as necessary
Handle other duties, as needed
Active New York State Licensed Master Social Worker (LMSW) license
Experience working with the Adult and Adolescent population
Solid assessment, clinical, and documentation skills
Great interpersonal skills
Excellent communication skills (written and verbal)
Internal Number: 1101199
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