Northwell Health MSW-Social Worker-Child Psych Clinic in Glen Oaks, New York

Req Number 001XX3

Job Category Social Workers

Job Description

As a Social Worker you will provide case and group work services to patients and/or their families during patient's Hospital stay. You will ensure continuity of medical care by referral to appropriate follow-up services.

Schedule: Every Saturday 8am-1:30pm

  • 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 from an accredited school of social work.

  • LMSW required within one (1) year of employment. LMSW or LCSW strongly preferred

  • Child and Adolescent Experience, preferred

  • Must be available to work every Saturday 8am-1:30pm