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​Social Worker - Per Diem Social Worker OB-NICU Cohen Hospital Weekends Days

Job ID 00827540 Location Weill Cornell Medical Center
NYP Employee Search Apply Now Location Weill Cornell Medical Center Shift Weekends (United States of America) Status Per Diem Description

Social Worker - Per Diem Social Worker OB/NICU Cohen Hospital Weekends Days

At NewYork-Presbyterian, Weill Cornell social work is a life-changing career journey focused on amazing patient outcomes every step of the way. Each of our social workers dares to be truly excellent –thriving in a compassionate culture of care and caring. Together, we improve the health of patients and their families, making our communities – and the world – stronger

The per-diem position at Cohen Hospital provides weekend coverage for the OB and NICU units.  The SW is an integral part of the Interdisciplinary team to move the patient seamlessly through the system and prepare for a safe discharge.  The SW for Cohen specializes in working with families and provides comprehensive psychosocial assessment, including assessing for potential abuse or neglect.  These are extremely vulnerable patient populations and weekend coverage is essential to ensure safe and appropriate discharges.  The SW also provides supportive counseling, linkage to community agencies and support, and makes referrals to homecare agencies.  The social worker also assesses for mental health and substance use treatment needs. 

This is a weekend day shift, position.

Requires four weekend shifts each month and some holidays

​ Preferred Criteria

  • Experience as a Float Social Worker

  • Experience working with OB and NICU patients

Required Criteria

  • Master’s Degree in Social Work (MSW)

  • New York State License as a Licensed Masters Social Worker (LMSW) 

  • At least one year of inpatient Medical/Surgical experience 

Join a healthcare system where employee engagement is at an all-time high. Here we foster a culture of respect, diversity, and inclusion. Enjoy comprehensive and competitive benefits that support you and your family in every aspect of life. Start your life-changing journey today.

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