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Northwell Health Social Worker MSW - Per Diem in Riverhead, New York

Req Number 0039U9

Job Description



Provides case and group work

services to patients and/or their families during patient's Hospital

stay. Ensures continuity of medical care

by referral to appropriate follow-up services.


  1. Provides direct service to patients and their families using a variety of social work modalities in order to help clients maximize their functioning. Community resources, community meetings may be required.

  2. Advocates on behalf of the client to ensure maximum access to health care.

  3. Maintains appropriate professional patient care documentation as defined by hospital policies and procedures.

  4. Functions in a consultative and educative capacity with all pertinent individuals or agencies that impact on patients.

  5. Prepares materials for supervisory conferences.

  6. May direct the activities of paraprofessional staff, social work interns and volunteers.

  7. May participate in appropriate research, staff development programs and community liaison activities.

  8. Performs related duties, as required.

*ADA Essential Functions

Provide counseling and emotional support to patients and families

Provide resources to meet needs of the individual

and a safe discharge plan.

Bilingual welcome




  • Master's Degree in Social Work from an accredited school of social work.

  • LMSW required within one (1) year of employment.

  • Experience as required/preferred by position is indicated on MSW posting form.