ANNOUNCEMENT OF Professional Vacancy

STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK · DOWNSTATE MEDICAL CENTER  
450 CLARKSON AVENUE, BOX 1194, BROOKLYN, NEW YORK 11203
Department: AMBULATORY DIALYSIS (PARKSIDE CENTER) Job Title: TH SOCIAL WORKER II
Professional  Rank: SL 3 Descriptive Title: TH SOCIAL WORKER II
Salary Range: $44,530.00-$94,649.00+$3,026.00* Line Number: Line# 52794
Additional Position Information: * Represents Location Pay for full-time appointees. Hours of work: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM; Days of week: Monday - Friday (Rotating Saturday); Hours per week: 37.5.
Brief Description of Duties:
Provide psychosocial assessment and plan for all renal outpatients. Engage in ongoing documentation to reflect the need for intervention as appropriate; documentation is required annually, semi-annually and quarterly as per mandated guidelines. Provide clinical and concrete social work services to patients and families. Serve as member of Interdisciplinary care team. Assist the hospital Social Worker in the discharge planning of patients in the Parkside Center. Attends rounds as indicated; participate in all unit meetings as well as attend scheduled clinical supervisory sessions with the Associate Administrator (or designee) from hospitalís Social Work Department. Assist patients in identifying and obtaining insurance, as necessary. Experience working in Pediatrics hospital setting. Collaborate with the Billing Coordinator and on a quarterly basis, ensure patientís insurance is current and active. Serve as a member of the Patient Grievance Committee. Arrange dialysis elsewhere for patients who are traveling. Other duties as directed by the Administrator.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES ARE NOT LIMITED TO THE ABOVE POSITION DESCRIPTION

All successful candidates must undergo various background checks, maintain credentials required for continued employment and adhere to the SUNY-DMC UHB Principles of Behavior.   Clinical Faculty and Allied Health professionals must receive and maintain Medical Board authorization.
Qualifications:
REQUIRED: NYS Licensed Social Worker; Masterís Degree Social Science, LCSW, LMSW. Minimum of 1 to 3 years experience in a Dialysis center, inpatient hospital Dialysis, or Transplant Unit preferred. Will consider new graduates with medical/surgical inpatient hospital experience (with license). Bilingualism (English, Spanish, Creole) a plus
Posting ID: 14320 Ref #: B/PR-52794-16
Persons interested in the above position should submit a resume along with a cover letter to ==>
Please include: Job Title( TH SOCIAL WORKER II ), Line( 52794 ) and PostingID( 14320 )
The Employment Office
M.S.C.  1194
450 Clarkson Avenue
Brooklyn, New York 11203  ( email: careers@downstate.edu )

Closing date for receipt of applications:

Internal Consideration Program: Open Until Filled Off-campus recruitment: Open Until Filled

SUNY Downstate Medical Center offers a competitive salary and benefits package.
SUNY Downstate Medical Center is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, creed, age, disability, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, familiar status, pregnancy, predisposing genetic characteristics, military status, domestic violence victim status or criminal conviction.