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Social Worker - Full Time - Adolescent Inpatient Psychiatry (2N)

Job ID 00762183 Location Westchester Division
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Social Worker - Full Time - Adolescent Inpatient Psychiatry (2N)

At NewYork-Presbyterian/Westchester Division, patients and caregivers simultaneously experience the peace and beauty of a retreat-like campus and the vast resources of a major university hospital. Our world-renowned behavioral health facility offers top clinicians the chance to make real advances for patients. We blaze the way for use of the Planetree model and are the first behavioral health facility to be recognized as a Planetree Designated Patient-Centered Hospital. Our 2 North unit is an 21 bed, general acute, psychiatric, inpatient unit serving adolescents between 13 - 17 years old. Here, we work to help patients with various types of psychiatric, behavioral, and adjustment problems that affect their family, community, and school life. 

In this role, you will provide a structured therapeutic milieu, family and group therapy, and on-unit classroom services.  The adolescents follow a structured behavioral point system in which they earn hourly points and are rewarded at the end of each day. By focusing on the positive strengths of each individual, we strive to help the adolescents recognize his/her own resources and capabilities.     

This is a full time days position working in NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Westchester Division.

Preferred Criteria

  • Inpatient experience 
  • Experience working with adolescents 

Required Criteria

  • Master's Degree in Social Work (MSW)
  • Licensed Masters Social Work (LMSW) by the state of NY within 1 year of hire
  • Limited Permit is applicable 
  • Basic Life Support Certification  


Join a healthcare system where employee engagement is at an all-time high. Here we foster a culture 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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