Required Qualifications (as evidenced by an attached resume):
Master's Degree (foreign equivalent or higher). Valid NYS Social Work License with LMSW certification. Experience providing behavioral health services.
Experience as a Licensed Master Social Worker (LMSW). Two (2) years experience in social work. Experience with EMR.
Brief Description of Duties:
The Licensed Clinical Social Worker must have strong organizational and communication skills (both verbal and written). The Clinical Social Worker functions as a member of an interdisciplinary team and provides clinical social work services to patients and their families to improve or maintain social, emotional, functional and physical health: provides consultation, education and training to staff regarding psychosocial issues that impact the delivery of optimal health care services; and participates in the development and delivery of education, research and continuous quality improvement. Demonstrates competencies defined (*) in Clinical Social Worker responsibilities in providing age-appropriate care to patients from the age of birth to 21 years and some select adult patients. The successful incumbent must have excellent communication and interpersonal skills required for interaction with all stakeholders.
The Clinical Social Worker performs case management core functions which include:
Screening and identification of patients.
Establishment of an effective relationship with patient/family.
Assessment of patient/family strengths and needs.
Development of a family-centered plan of care.
Procurement and coordination of services.
Monitoring and evaluation of progress.
Facilitates the patient/family's ability to assume responsibility for managing their own health care when appropriate.
Promoting return of the patient/family to the highest level of wellness possible.
Assisting in the acquisition or verification of financial/payer/insurance information when appropriate.
Provides relevant and timely psychosocial assessments of patients and families. Assesses the child/family needs for case management oversight/intervention. Collaborates with appropriate care coordinators to facilitate continuity of care and optimal health outcomes.
Provides crisis intervention as necessary to increase patient/family functioning and facilitate health management.
Provides individual, group and family brief counseling to facilitate the resolution of identified psychosocial problems to increase patient/family functioning and facilitate health management.
Promotes multidisciplinary collaboration between all members of the health care team to facilitate and coordinate quality patient care in a timely, cost-effective manner.
Identifies and provides timely clinical social work consultation to interdisciplinary and inter-agency team regarding psychosocial issues related to children's health.
Identifies, mobilizes and coordinates community and health care resources that support optimal functioning for patients and families.
Collaborates with interdisciplinary team to identify, assess, and report suspected child abuse as required by law, with particular attention to risk reduction and prevention.
Implements practice strategies, develops, and coordinates programs for risk reduction, health maintenance and illness prevention for individuals, families, and community.
Participates as a speaker/presenter at professional conferences and to community groups; participates on task forces, committees or advisory groups (department, hospital, community); on appropriate Quality Teams and scholarly activities. Promote staff involvement with professional organizations and activities. Fulfills programmatic responsibilities specific to the job assignment maintaining professional education requirements as required by state licensure. Identifying opportunities for and provides professional consultation to staff as well as community professionals regarding psychosocial issues related to children's health. Contributes to or presents professional educational programs and in-services regarding psychosocial issues in area of specialty that enhance care and services for children.
NYS Office of Persons with Development Disabilities (OPWDD).
Service as a non-Medicaid Service Coordinator for families eligible for services through NYS Office of persons with Development Disabilities (OPWDD).
Assist eligible families with navigating the OPWDD process, accessing services, applying for Medicaid Home and Community Biased Waiver, and transitioning to a Medicaid Service Coordinator services, when applicable.
Use the NYS CHOICES system to document enrollment of families receiving non-Medicaid Service Coordinator services.
Communicate with project director/PI and NYS OPWDD offices regarding program reporting and contracts.
Complete all necessary reports (e.g. to OPWDD, DOH, etc.) contract reviews, and budget reports for the program in coordination with relevant Stony Brook personnel (e.g. pre & post-award grant personnel) subject to review and approval by the project director/PI.
Other assigned duties or projects.
The Research Foundation of SUNY is a private educational corporation. Employment is subject to the Research Foundation policies and procedures, sponsor guidelines and the availability of funding. FLSA Exempt position, not eligible for the overtime provisions of the FLSA. Minimum salary threshold must be met to maintain FLSA exemption. **W eekend work may be required at times.
Essential Position: This has been designated as an essential position based on the duties of the job and the functions performed. Positions that are designated as such are required to report to work/remain at work even if classes are cancelled, and the campus is working on limited operations in an emergency.
Long Island's premier academic medical center, Stony Brook Medicine represents Stony Brook University's entire medical enterprise and integrates all of Stony Brook's health-related initiatives: education, research and patient care. It encompasses Stony Brook University Hospital, Stony Brook Children's Hospital, the five Health Sciences schools -- Dental Medicine, Health Technology and Management, Renaissance School of Medicine, Nursing and Social Welfare -- as well as the major centers and institutes, programs and more than 50 community-based healthcare settings throughout Suffolk County. With 603 beds, Stony Brook University Hospital serves as Suffolk County's only tertiary care center and Regional Trauma Center. Stony Brook Children's, with more than 180 pediatric specialists in 30 specialties, offers the most advanced pediatric specialty care in the region.
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Official Job Title: Social Worker
Job Field: Administrative & Professional (non-Clinical)
Primary Location: US-NY-Stony Brook
Department/Hiring Area: Pediatrics-The Research Foundation for The State University of New York at Stony Brook
Salary: Commensurate with experience within the range of $50,000 - $60,000.
Salary Grade: E79
Appointment Type: Temporary
Internal Number: 1900937
About Stony Brook University
FROM ITS BEGINNINGS A HALF-CENTURY AGO, STONY BROOK UNIVERSITY HAS BEEN CHARACTERIZED by innovation, energy and progress, transforming the lives of people who earn degrees, work and make groundbreaking discoveries here. A dramatic trajectory of growth has turned what was once a small teacher preparation college into an internationally recognized research institution that is changing the world.