NYU Langone Hospital - Brooklyn is a full-service teaching hospital and Level I trauma center located in Sunset Park, Brooklyn. The hospital is central to a comprehensive network of affiliated ambulatory and outpatient practices, and serves as NYU Langone Health's 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 - School Health (P.S. 329)
In this role, the successful candidate will provide direct clinical and supportive social work services in accordance with hospital policies, procedures and requirements of regulatory agencies. This position is located within our Brooklyn based, school-health clinic in P.S. 329.
Performs age appropriate assessment, treatment and crisis intervention
Demonstrates knowledge and skill required to provide accurate assessments and diagnosis.
Performs thorough initial and ongoing assessments of patients at intake and/or during the course of treatment.
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.
Develops initial and treatment plan reviews two weeks before due date and involves clients in the individualized treatment-planning process.
Involves family &/or significant others collaterally in treatment with supervision
Makes appropriate assessments, referrals & requests for consultation when necessary
Demonstrates ability to triage, diagnose & follow clinic procedures
Reports incidents and serious events to a supervisor or administration in a timely manner.
Reports child abuse/neglect when indicated.
Maintains productivity level.
Provides information to assist patient re: negotiating resources & supports
Refer clients to education & vocational pursuits
Complies with Quality Assurance requirements
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.
Completes all documentation to maintain case record in accordance with clinic and regulatory agency standards
Provides a prompt response to both email and in-person requests from supervisors administrative leadership and the Quality Assurance Team.
Performs Suicide/Violence Risk Assessments and Safety Plans monthly or as needed in accordance with clinic policy.
Is able to identify risk factors for suicide/ violence and responds appropriately.
Monitors patient appropriately commensurate with the level of risk.
Attends professional conferences and trainings to enhance clinical skills.
Requests consultation when necessary from treatment team psychiatrist or nurse practitioner.
Seeks out supervisor for assistance on difficult clinical situations when necessary and as appropriate.
Demonstrates interest and a positive response to feedback in areas related to improvement in job duties
Is able to work with DOE staff to develop working relationships/collaboration/referral base.
Demonstrates clinical knowledge and skill in child, adolescent and family therapy treatment modalities
Demonstrates an awareness of and respect for coworkers/patient’s cultural background
Masters in Social Work (MSW) degree from an accredited School of Social Work.
1 year previous professional related experience or graduate level mental health experience
New York State Certification (CSW) or pursuit of CSW until obtained, as required
Preferred Qualifications: Spanish speaking preferred; preferred history in school behavioral health treatment.
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.
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About NYU Langone Medical Center
NYU Langone Health is a world-class, patient-centered, integrated academic medical center, known for its excellence in clinical care, research, and education. Included in the 200+ locations throughout the New York area are five inpatient locations: Tisch Hospital, its flagship acute-care facility; Rusk Rehabilitation, ranked as one of the top 10 rehabilitation programs in the country; NYU Langone Orthopedic Hospital, a dedicated inpatient orthopedic hospital with all musculoskeletal specialties ranked top 10 in the country; Hassenfeld Children's Hospital at NYU Langone, a comprehensive pediatric hospital supporting a full array of children's health services; and NYU Langone Hospital—Brooklyn, a full-service teaching hospital and level 1 trauma center located in Sunset Park, Brooklyn. Also part of NYU Langone Health is the Laura and Isaac Perlmutter Cancer Center, a National Cancer Institute–designated cancer center, and NYU School of Medicine, which since 1841 has trained thousands of physicians and scientists who have helped to shape the course of medical history.