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University of Rochester Sr Social Worker (S) - 217241 in Rochester, New York

Sr Social Worker (S)

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Strong Memorial Hospital

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Full Time 40 hours Grade 055 Psychiatry SMH Social Work


Position Summary:

The Senior Social Worker for the CPEP has administrative, supervisory and clinical responsibilities. He/she functions clinicaUy as a social worker providing direct services to patients ages 3 years and older and their families in the Triage and Screening Unit . Clinical duties include psychiatric evaluations, psychosocial risk evaluation and assessment, crisis intervention, resource consultation and mobilization, and discharge planning as indicated for patients presenting to the Emergency Department. Duties additionally include planning and intervention for patients identified by psychosocial risk evaluation to be at elevated psychosocial risk. These services are provided in the context of the interdisciplinary team. The Senior Social Worker is responsible for the supervision, coordination, and delivery of social work services in the ED. He/she collaborates with the CPEP leadership team in monitoring quality and quantity of services provided. The Senior Social Worker develops and maintains linkages with community providers and Strong Health System partners to facilitate patient flow. The senior social worker also functions as part of the Care Coordination Team, in conjunction with the Inpatient Senior Social Worker.


The senior social worker who occupies this position must have a MSW from an accredited social work graduate program as well as a New York State license. They must have their license within 18 months of employment. Supervisory and community program experience preferred.

Applicant must be proficient in use of electronic medical records, conducting formal organizational assessment, data collection and storage, and use of software necessary for compiling relevant metrics for reporting and publication.

How To Apply

All applicants must apply online.

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