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Mercy Medical Center Clinton Social Worker LMSW - CHOICES, St. Peter's Hospital - Full-time Days in St. Peter's Hospital - Albany, New York

Employment Type:

Full time

Shift:

Day Shift

Description:

Make your next move Matter!

St. Peter's Health Partners

Social Worker LMSW

Full Time

St. Peter’s Hospital in Albany, NY is seeking a full time Social Worker LMSW to join our Care Coordination team of dedicated healthcare professionals. This is an exciting opportunity to join a highly respected and nationally recognized team of caregivers.

The Social Worker LMSW provides advance clinical social work services, which may include diagnosis and psychotherapy, care planning, case management, and community resource coordination to patients and their families who utilize inpatient and outpatient medical services. Work involves the use of sophisticated interviewing, assessment, and multi-modality psychotherapeutic interventions aimed at positively affecting the physical, cognitive, and emotional functioning of patients and their families. Work involves use of high-level creative problem solving and advance communication skills while performing under mainly autonomous conditions.

The Social Worker LMSW identifies barriers which impact optimal patient functioning and ensures patient receives appropriate resources in most appropriate setting. The Social Worker is available throughout St. Peter’s Hospital as an advanced clinical expert to consult with the interdisciplinary team.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Master's degree in Social Work is required.

  • NYS LMSW or LCSW licensure is required.

  • Minimum of 1 year of experience in Medical, Psychiatric, or Health Care setting is required.

About Us

St. Peter’s Hospital , an affiliate of St. Peter’s Health Partners , is the largest Catholic acute care community hospital in northeastern New York state. The hospital, founded in 1869 by the Religious Sisters of Mercy, is a voluntary, not-for-profit community tertiary hospital with 482 beds, more than 900 staff physicians, and nearly 6,000 employees. U.S. News & World Report has awarded St. Peter’s Hospital the highest ranking in the Capital Region and one of the highest rankings in New York State for excellent quality of care. This marks the fifth consecutive year St. Peter’s Hospital was the highest ranked hospital in the Capital Region and Northeastern New York. St. Peter's Hospital has also been awarded the nation's highest honor for excellence in nursing-the Magnet Hospital designation by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) for the third time.

With more than 12,500 employees and more than 170 locations in the capital district, St. Peter's Health Partners forms the most comprehensive network of health care and community services in the region. We are also part of Trinity Health, the second – largest not-for-profit health system in the United States, serving people and communities in 22 states from coast to coast.

Trinity Health's Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

Trinity Health employs about 133,000 colleagues at dozens of hospitals and hundreds of health centers in 22 states. Because we serve diverse populations, our colleagues are trained to recognize the cultural beliefs, values, traditions, language preferences, and health practices of the communities that we serve and to apply that knowledge to produce positive health outcomes. We also recognize that each of us has a different way of thinking and perceiving our world and that these differences often lead to innovative solutions.

Trinity Health's dedication to diversity includes a unified workforce (through training and education, recruitment, retention and development), commitment and accountability, communication, community partnerships, and supplier diversity.

Trinity Health is one of the largest multi-institutional Catholic health care delivery systems in the nation, serving diverse communities that include more than 30 million people across 22 states. Trinity Health includes 94 hospitals, as well as 109 continuing care locations that include PACE programs, senior living facilities, and home care and hospice services. Its continuing care programs provide nearly 2.5 million visits annually.

Based in Livonia, Mich., and with annual operating revenues of $17.6 billion and assets of $24.7 billion, the organization returns $1.1 billion to its communities annually in the form of charity care and other community benefit programs. Trinity Health employs about 133,000 colleagues, including 7,800 employed physicians and clinicians.

Committed to those who are poor and underserved in its communities, Trinity Health is known for its focus on the country's aging population. As a single, unified ministry, the organization is the innovator of Senior Emergency Departments, the largest not-for-profit provider of home health care services — ranked by number of visits — in the nation, as well as the nation’s leading provider of PACE (Program of All Inclusive Care for the Elderly) based on the number of available programs. For more information, visit www.trinity-health.org at http://www.trinity-health.org/ . You can also follow @TrinityHealthMI on Twitter.

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