Social Worker - Emergency Department

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Department: Social Work
Employer: State of New York
Payroll Title: TH Social Worker 3, NSSL2
Bargaining Unit: UUP (State University Professional Services Unit)
Salary: Commensurate with qualifications
Work type: Full-time
Location: Syracuse
Categories: Allied Health

Job Summary: In this position, the Emergency Department Social Worker provides comprehensive psycho-social assessment, management and support to at risk patients and families at Upstate Medical University Hospital Community Campus or the Downtown Campus depending on departmental needs. Knowledge of social determinants, population health and drivers of utilization. Duties will include consultation through assessment, counseling, intervention, planning and referrals to meet the psycho-social needs of patients and families. Candidate shall learn to initiate and implement advance directives. In addition the social worker will actively manage patients through collaboration, coordination, monitoring, evaluating options and identifying required services to meet individual's health needs. The social worker rounds on their assigned patients with the multidisciplinary team. Additionally, the social worker will participate in quality meetings with on their assigned unit. Candidate must possess communication skills, have knowledge of available community resources, document all interventions; participate in departmental meetings/in-services, education, and quality improvement activities; and perform other relevant duties as assigned to include coverage for other social workers and back-up responsibilities. 
Minimum Qualifications:

MSW from a Social Work program accredited by the Council on Social Work (CSWE); M.S.W., L.M.S.W., L.C.S.W. or eligible, 3 years relevant post-master's experience (preferably in a hospital and/or healthcare environment) required. New M.S.W. graduates who are L.M.S.W. eligible will be considered for appointment to entry level (SL2) position at a commensurate salary after obtaining a Limited Permit. Incumbent must obtain L.M.S.W. within 12 months of receipt of limited permit.

Preferred Qualifications:

 

Work Days: Multiple shifts available. 
Message to Applicants:

This posting accepts applications for current and future opportunities at Upstate Medical University Hospital Community Campus and the Downtown Campus depending on departmental needs.

*This posting has been updated. The original was posted on March 11, 2021.

Recruitment  Office: Human Resources
Executive Order: Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation. If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Governor's Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at info@goer.ny.gov.              

 

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status or disability or other protected classes under State and Federal law.

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