Social Worker

Commack, NY
Oct 06, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Job Description

Social Worker-1702844

Required Qualifications: (As Evidenced by an Attached Resume)

Master's degree in Social Welfare. Valid NYS MSW license. Two (2) years of full time case management experience or two years of full time medical social work experience. Must have working knowledge of MS Word and Excel and familiarity with Electronic Medical Records.

Preferred Qualifications:

Additional two years of full time case management experience or medical social work experience. Experience with first responder population. Mental health experience, particularly in post-traumatic stress or depression. Experience in administering clinical psychiatric diagnostic interviews. Case management or medical social work experience specific to assisting cancer patients. Bilingual (Spanish/English). Working knowledge of MS Access.

Brief Description of Duties:

The Incumbent must be able to work independently and as a member of a team. S/he must be detail oriented and have strong oral and written communication skills. S/he will be responsible for the following duties:

  • Care/case management, primarily for World Trade Center Health Program (WTCHP) patients with complex medical health conditions, mental health conditions, and/or cancer conditions.
  • Educate patients re: WTC Health Program benefits and limitations.
  • Perform appropriate referral and disposition planning.
  • Pre-authorize covered tests, procedures and treatments.
  • Provide supportive services to patients and families.
  • Assist with WTC Certification process and work closely with Certification team.
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • ***Special Notes: Occasional Saturdays will be required. Occasional travel between Commack and Mineola clinics will be required. This position is located in Commack, NY. ***

    Special Notes: FLSA Exempt position, not eligible for the overtime provisions of the FLSA. Minimum salary threshold must be met to maintain FLSA exemption.

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    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 six Health Sciences schools — Dental Medicine, Health Technology and Management, Pharmaceutical Sciences, 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 160 pediatric specialists, offers the most advanced pediatric specialty care in the region.

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    Official Job Title: Social Worker
    Job Field: Social Work/Behavioral Health
    Primary Location: US-NY-Commack
    Department/Hiring Area: Medicine - WTCHP-The Research Foundation for The State University of New York at Stony Brook
    Schedule: Full-time Day Shift 8:00am - 4:30pmMedicine - WTCHP-The Research Foundation for The State University of New York at Stony Brook
    Posting Start Date: Oct 5, 2017
    Posting End Date: Oct 19, 2017, 11:59:00 PM
    Salary: $52,000-$56,000 CWE
    Salary Grade: E79


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