Campus Description: Stony Brook University, home to many highly ranked graduate research programs, is located 60 miles from New York City on Long Island's scenic North Shore. Our 1,100-acre campus is home to 24,000 undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral students and more than 13,500 faculty and staff. The University is a member of the prestigious Association of American Universities and co-manager of nearby Brookhaven National Laboratory, a multidisciplinary research laboratory supporting world class scientific programs utilizing state-of-the-art facilities. Stony Brook University Medical Center is Suffolk County's only academic medical center and tertiary care provider. Many opportunities exist for collaborative research, and in some cases, joint appointments with BNL or with Medical School departments.
Descriptive Title: Social Worker REF#: HS-R-7694-13-01-S
Budget Title: same as above Research Foundation Professional Position
Department: Medicine, World Trade Center Monitoring Program (WTC) RF Line#: R0246
Grade: E.79 Campus: Stony Brook West Campus/HSC
Salary: $52,000 - $56,000
THIS POSTING IS NOT CURRENT !!!

Required Qualifications: Master's degree in Social Welfare. Two years of full time case management experience or two years of full time medical social work experience. Ability to work independently and as a member of a team. Must be detail oriented, exhibit strong verbal and written communication skills with proficiency in Microsoft Office Programs (Word, Excel and Access). New York State LMSW. Must have, keep and maintain the appropriate valid NYS Driver's License; have a motor vehicle record which is free from major violations or a pattern of repeat violations. Applicants must submit their operator's license number on their application form for a motor vehicle check.
Preferred Qualifications: An additional four years of full time case management experience or medical social work experience. Experience with first responder populations. Mental health experience, particularly in post-traumatic stress or depression. Experience in administering clinical psychiatric diagnostic interviews. Case management or medical social work experience specific to assisting cancer patients. Bilingual Spanish.

Brief Description of Duties: The Social Worker will perform the following duties:
  • Care/case management primarily for WTCHP patients with complex aero-digestive health conditions, mental health conditions, and/or cancer conditions.
  • Educate patients i.e. WTC Health Program benefits and limitations.
  • Perform appropriate referral and disposition planning.
  • Pre-authorize covered tests, procedures and treatments.
  • Provide supportive services to patients and families.
  • Assist Senior Social Worker as needed.

Special Notes: This is a full time position. The Research Foundation of SUNY is a private educational corporation. Employment is subject to the Research Foundation policies and procedures, sponsor guidelines and the availability of funding. FLSA Exempt position, not eligible for the overtime provisions of the FLSA. Internal and external search to occur simultaneously.

Prior to start date, the selected candidate must meet the following requirements: Successfully complete pre-employment physical examination and obtain medical clearance from Stony Brook University's Employee Health Services (The hiring department will be responsible for any fee incurred for examination), clear a background investigation, submit (3) written references, and provide a copy of any required New York State license(s)/certificate(s). Please be advised that failure to comply with any of the above requirements could result in a delayed start date and/or revocation of the employment offer.

The selected candidate must successfully clear a background investigation.

Application Procedure: Those interested in this position should submit a Research Foundation Employment Application, cover letter and resume to:

Janet Lavelle
Department of Medicine, WTC Monitoring Program
1345 Motor Parkway, 1st Floor
Hauppauge, NY 11749
Fax#: (631) 630-6299



Applications for this position must be received, as specified in the Application Procedure Section, no later than 5:00 PM Eastern Time on 01/18/2013, unless specifically noted otherwise in the Special Notes Section.

THE RESEARCH FOUNDATION OF SUNY IS AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.
IF YOU NEED A DISABILITY-RELATED ACCOMMODATION, PLEASE CALL THE HUMAN RESOURCE SERVICES DEPARTMENT AT (631) 632-6161 OR THE UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL HUMAN RESOURCES DEPARTMENT AT (631) 444-4700.
IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE TITLE II CRIME AWARENESS AND SECURITY ACT, A COPY OF OUR CRIME STATISTICS IS AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST BY CALLING (631) 632-6350. IT CAN ALSO BE VIEWED ON-LINE AT THE UNIVERSITY POLICE WEBSITE AT http://www.stonybrook.edu/police

Job Category: D) Health Service (including Physician Assistant, Patient Care Specialist).
Posting Date: 01/06/2013
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