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Social Worker 3, Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Local Title: Social Worker 3, Obstetrics & Gynecology
Budget Title: Teaching Hospital Social Worker III
Work Type: Full Time
Location: Brooklyn, NY
Categories: Clinical, Patient Care


Are you looking to take your career to new heights with a leader in healthcare? SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University is one of the nation's leading metropolitan medical centers. As the only academic medical center in Brooklyn, we serve a large population that is among the most diverse in the world. We are also highly-ranked by Castle Connolly Medical, a healthcare rating company for consumers, among the top 5 leading U.S. medical schools for training doctors.

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Job Summary:

The Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University is seeking a full-time Social Worker III. The successful candidate will:

  • Provide psychological assessment, support and initiate patient referrals for proper management.
  • Identify the psychological needs of the patients and to ensure the patients' needs and services are addressed.
  • Collaborate with the Attending Physicians in the clinics for appropriate patient follow-ups.
  • The overseer of the MICI Program staff and the logistical details.
  • Functions collaboratively with the MICI staff on a daily basis for patient related updates.
  • The proper management of the Providers' referrals and the completion of the required MICI forms.
  • Provide the appropriate follow-up of the high risk patients for compliance measures.
  • Provide the patients' documentation in the HealthBridge system.

Required Qualifications:

  • New York State Licensed Master Social Worker (LMSW) or Licensed Certified Social Worker (LCSW).
  • Excellent communicator with a willingness to collaborate with interdepartmental, institutional and community partners. 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 1 to 3-years of post-masters experience in a hospital or health care setting.
  • Acquired experience with the maternal and infant population. 

Work Schedule:

Monday to Friday; 8:00am to 4:00pm (Full-Time)

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Salary Range:

Commensurate with experience and qualifications

Executive Order:

Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation.  If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Governor’s Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:

SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, creed, age, disability, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, familial status, pregnancy, predisposing genetic characteristics, military status, domestic violence victim status, criminal conviction, and all other protected classes under federal or state laws.

Women, minorities, veterans, individuals with disabilities and members of underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.

If you are an individual with a disability and need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process, or in order to perform the essential functions of a position, please contact Human Resources at


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