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Social Worker

Location: Carmel, New York US


Requisition Number: 30415

Position Title:

External Description:


Develops and maintains an environment which supports service excellence behaviors.

Provides a safe environment for patients, visitors and/or employees by being aware of the safety and health policies of the hospital and adhering to and enhancing these policies via the identification/reporting/correcting of unsafe conditions.

Complies with established department/hospital policies, rules and regulations.

The Social Worker will assess the patient’s psychosocial problems and needs within 72 hours of admission and ongoing thereafter.

In collaboration with the patient, family/significant other and other members of the treatment team, the Social Worker will develop an initial and ongoing plan for treatment and aftercare that is based upon the identified, prioritized psychosocial problems.

The Social Worker carries out the plan for treatment and aftercare as designed, evaluates the patient’s responses to the planned interventions, and makes decisions regarding continuation or revision of the treatment plan in coordination with the treatment team.

The Social Worker maintains the ability to interact with clients, families and co-workers for the purpose of fostering a therapeutic relationship with patients.

The Social Worker documents all phases of the treatment process in the medical record within appropriate time frames.

The Social Worker is clinically and administratively responsible to the Director of Mental Health Services.

The Social Worker maintains accountability for clinical competency, professional growth and development and the professional ethics of clinical practice.

The Social Worker demonstrates the competencies necessary to provide services to the psychiatric patient.

The Social Worker is responsible for maintaining the appropriate documentation for the position.



Master’s Degree in Social Work from an accredited school.


Hold’s a license as a Certified Social Worker from the State of New York.

Work Experience:

Related experience in health/human services field strongly preferred.

Location: Carmel-PHC 670 Stoneleigh Avenue

Work Type: Per Diem

Work Shift: 9a-5p

$31.2500 - $58.0500 Hourly


City: Carmel

State: New York

Community / Marketing Title: Social Worker

Company Profile:

Health Quest and Western Connecticut Health Network have combined to form a new nonprofit health system. The name for the new health system will be Nuvance Health. The new health system was created to provide communities across New York’s Hudson Valley and western Connecticut with more convenient, accessible and affordable care.

EEO Employer Verbiage:

Location_formattedLocationLong: Carmel, New York US

Job Number: 70039