DUTIES: The Department of Social Work at SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University is seeking a full-time Social Worker for the evening shift of 5PM to 1AM. The Emergency Department (ED) Social Worker is part of an integrated multidisciplinary team that is focused on the assessment and identification of high risk cases that require support and/or acute disposition. The ED Social Worker is responsible for facilitating the discharge of patients from the ED, as well as providing early intervention with patients requiring hospitalization, while working in close collaboration with the ED staff (case manager, physician, and nursing) via rounding and referrals. Additional responsibilities include: - Psychological assessments and interventions with patients/families. - Documenting in the EMR, Transitional Care, Crisis Intervention (i.e. domestic violence, elder/child abuse, human trafficking, bereavement counseling, substance abuse and psychiatric transfers), legal reporting to ACS (Administration of Children's Services) and APS (Adult Protective Services), and when appropriate, follow up phone calls and post-discharge intervention. - Services will also include counseling, resource and referral to pharmacies, home care, transportation, DME, entitlements, and community services. (DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES ARE NOT LIMITED TO THE ABOVE POSITION DESCRIPTION) QUALIFICATIONS: - Master's Degree in Social Work. - New York State License. - LMSW/LCSW. - A minimum of three (3) years of social work experience (Emergency Department preferred). - A minimum of two (2) years of experience in acute discharge planning in a hospital Emergency Department setting. Additional Info: *This is a 5PM to 1AM Shift. *Please ensure you include the 5-digit Line Number and Job Title in the subject line and body of your email submission.Closing Date: Open Until Filled STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY / AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER
Internal Number: 52786
About SUNY Downstate Medical Center
SUNY Downstate's College of Medicine, Health Related Professions, Nursing and its School of Graduate Studies offer students a broad professional education that will prepare them for practice or careers in any location and community. This education provides exceptional opportunities for those students with a commitment to promoting health in urban communities and addressing the complex challenges of investigating and preventing diseases that confront clinicians, educators, and researchers in such an environment. This special aspect of Downstate's unique mission is reflected in the students it attracts and selects, the vast majority of whom are drawn from the New York City Metropolitan area. Many of these students are members of minority and cultural groups underrepresented in the health professions, and/or come from families of first-generation immigrants or from economically disadvantaged backgrounds.