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Bilingual Social Worker

  • Foundation
  • NYC Health + Hospitals/North Central Bronx
  • Bronx, New York
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The PAGNY Health & Research Foundation, Inc. (PHRF) is a not-for-profit organization created in 2016 to help physicians conduct cutting edge population health research and other investigations to enhance the health of all people in the diverse communities of New York City. The PHRF also works to protect our most precious commodity -- physicians -- so they can continue to provide high quality care to our most marginalized neighbors. The PHRF researches investigate the factors that contribute to physicians’ wellness and implements innovative programs to enhance their ability to provide the best patient care in the hardest of circumstances.


PAGNY physicians and allied health professionals provide high quality, comprehensive health care in the city’s public hospitals to the more than 1.8 million New Yorkers who fall below the poverty line and who have little or no health insurance. Along with quality care, these physicians have been pioneers in the search for a treatment for pediatric AIDs prevention, effective trauma procedures, and so much more.


The Outreach Social Worker, under the supervision of the Program Manager, is responsible for fostering relationships with Teen Option to Prevent Pregnancy (T.O.P.P.) program participants and providing them with needed resources while in the program. In collaboration with Nurse Educators assigned to each participant, the Social will assess levels of the social determinants of health for each participant, including family planning needs as appropriate.


Responsible for managing the delivery of care to program participants from enrollment of the program to the end.


Builds and maintains proactive relationships with participants. Identifies participant goals through the use of collaborative communication, counseling methods, and goal-setting to cultivate participant’s motivation to achieve behavioral changes and to help participants achieve self-sufficiency.


Works closely with the Program Manager, and Nurse Educators, to deliver timely-coordinated social services in line with program protocols.


Evaluates the profiles of participants, initiates preliminary contact, schedules face-to-face visits, and completes assessments on the participants’ individual needs to increase their levels of the social determinants of health, including family planning.


Consistently maintains detailed data and notes and submits to the Program Manager on a timely basis.


May communicate with past participants.


May perform other duties, as assigned.


Licensed to work as a Social Worker (LCSW or LMSW) in New York State.

Minimum 2-3 years of experience, preferably in a large-scale healthcare system.

Proficient use of Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, and Excel) required.

High attention to detail. Ability to maintain high standards despite pressing deadlines.

Ability to work well under pressure, adapt to unexpected events, prioritize and multi-task in a deadline driven environment.

Must be able to prioritize a variety of time sensitive tasks. Consistently display the highest degree of integrity, professionalism, diplomacy and discretion.

Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

Must be able to speak and write in Spanish fluently