NYU Langone Hospital - Brooklyn is a full-service teaching hospital and Level I trauma center located in Sunset Park, Brooklyn. The medical center is central to a comprehensive network of affiliated ambulatory and outpatient practices, and serves as NYU Langone Medical Centers anchor for healthcare access, growth, and delivery in the entire borough. Learn more about NYU Langone Hospital-Brooklyn.
Position Summary: We have an exciting opportunity to join our team as a Social Worker.
In this role, the successful candidate The Social Worker will provide services to patients and their families including, but not limited to, screening, patient identification, patient assessment, transitional and discharge planning for post-acute needs for the designated population (Emergency Department and inpatient acute care, excluding Behavioral Health). Provides limited counseling related to the psychosocial aspects of the presenting episode of care
Demonstrates knowledge and skills necessary to provide care based on physical psychosocial educational safety and age-related criteria pertinent to the patients served in his/her assigned area.
Performs thorough initial and ongoing assessments of patients at intake and/or during the course of treatment.
Demonstrates knowledge and skill required to provide accurate assessments and diagnosis.
Performs thorough treatment and crisis intervention.
Involves family and or/significant others when indicated in order to provide comprehensive care.
Requests consultation when necessary from treatment team psychiatrist or nurse practitioner.
Reports child abuse/neglect when indicated.
Maintains productivity level.
Attends required meetings and is responsible for follow-up of directives given at meetings.
Able to provide case management (assess and refer clients to educational vocational housing services other resources and support systems) when indicated.
Monitor's patient appropriately commensurate with the level of risk.
Completes all documentation in compliance with clinic hospital and regulatory agency standards (i.e., Safe Act reporting completion of progress notes). Please specify the areas that might need improvement:
Develops initial and treatment plan reviews two weeks before due date and involves clients in the individualized treatment-planning process.
Responds in a timely manner with the supervisor's recommendations stated on the weekly chart review tools in order to correct identified deficiencies related to OMH and JCAHO compliance standards.
Seeks out supervisor for assistance on difficult clinical situations when necessary and as appropriate.
Attends professional conferences and trainings to enhance clinical skills.
Is able to identify risk factors for suicide/ violence and responds appropriately.
Performs Suicide/Violence Risk Assessments and Safety Plans monthly or as needed in accordance with clinic policy.
Provides outreach and engagement on a timely basis and commensurate to level of risk.
Reports incidents and serious events to a supervisor or administration in a timely manner.
Provides a prompt response to both email and in-person requests from supervisors administrative leadership and the Quality Assurance Team.
Demonstrates interest and a positive response to feedback in areas related to improvement in job duties
Demonstrates effective planning and organizational skills to manage scheduling prioritize responsibilities and preparing for deadlines.
Minimum Qualifications: To qualify you must have a Masters Degree in Social Work (MSW) 1 year hospital social work and discharge planning experience. Willingness to devote the time required completing assigned tasks on schedule. Current NYS Social Work License and Registration (LMSW or LCSW). Case management certification preferred.
Qualified candidates must be able to effectively communicate with all levels of the organization.
NYU Langone Hospital-Brooklyn provides its staff with far more than just a place to work. Rather, we are an institution you can be proud of, an institution where you'll feel good about devoting your time and your talents.
NYU Langone Hospital-Brooklyn is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruiting and employment. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity or expression, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender dysphoria, national origin, age, religion, disability, military and veteran status, marital or parental status, citizenship status, genetic information or any other factor which cannot lawfully be used as a basis for an employment decision. We require applications to be completed online. If you wish to view NYU Langone Hospital Brooklyn's EEO policies, please click here. Please click here to view the Federal 'EEO is the law' poster or visit https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/ofccpost.htm for more information. To view the Pay Transparency Notice, please click here.
NYU Langone Medical Center, a world-class patient-centered integrated academic medical center, is one of the nation's premier centers for excellence in clinical care, biomedical research, and medical education. Located in the heart of Manhattan, NYU Langone is composed of four hospitals – Tisch Hospital, its flagship acute care facility; Rusk Rehabilitation; the Hospital for Joint Diseases, one of... only five hospitals in the nation dedicated to orthopaedics and rheumatology; and Hassenfeld Children's Hospital, a comprehensive pediatric hospital supporting a full array of children's health services across the medical center – plus the NYU School of Medicine, which since 1841 has trained thousands of physicians and scientists who have helped to shape the course of medical history. The medical center's tri-fold mission to serve, teach, and discover is achieved 365 days a year through the seamless integration of a culture devoted to excellence in patient care, education and research. For more information, go to www.NYULMC.org.