The Department of Pediatrics is seeking for a Clinical Coordinator I - SW to join our team in a full time position. Columbia University Medical Center's Department of Pediatrics is a world leader in providing care for children. Our mission areas include Healthcare, Education and Research. We offer care for our patients in over 25 specialty areas as well as individualized care for complex cases. Our Residency, Fellowship and Graduate programs are among the best in the Nation. Our Clinical, Translational and Basic Science research features collaborations across specialties and stretches from the bench to bedside. We also have several active Clinical trials available to our patients. This position will support the department by providing emotional support and act as an advocate to help foster our patients capacities and coping mechanisms in order to improve and better their lives and experiences.
Plan, coordinate, manage and implement support packages to help patients deal with difficulties and overcome dependencies
Interview service users and assess their current condition, needs, strengths and weaknesses
Address each case as a unit and set tailored measurable goals
Monitor and evaluate patients' progress and modify treatment plans accordingly
Offer information and counseling on the best course of action during sessions
Maintain accurate records and report on patient' status
Attend case conferences and provide evidence when needed
Act as a key-worker and cooperate with multidisciplinary teams
Any other related duties as assigned
Requires bachelor's degree or equivalent in education and experience, plus four years of related experience
Masters degree in SW preferred
Proven work experience as a social worker
Working knowledge of social theories and practices
Social perceptiveness and empathy
Ability to build and maintain professional helping relationships
Ability to relate and communicate with diverse population and groups
Resilience along with ability to assess situations
BS degree in social work (BSW), psychology or sociology
Equal Opportunity Employer / Disability / Veteran
Columbia University is committed to the hiring of qualified local residents.
Internal Number: 505551
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