For over 30 years The BridgeWay has been connecting with communities throughout Arkansas and beyond. The BridgeWay offers a continuum of services designed to help children, adolescents and adults who are experiencing behavioral, emotional or addictive problems that can lead to fractured lives. Our team of professionals includes board-certified child/adolescent and adult psychiatrists, master’s-level clinical therapists, nurses and mental health associates who are here to help people reconnect with their families, friends and employers so that they may lead productive lives. Tucked within the wooded hills of Central Arkansas, The BridgeWay is just moments away from the major highways that unite Arkansans throughout the state. Founded in 1983 and accredited by The Joint Commission, our quiet campus has retained much of the cozy charm and character that existed then. The BridgeWay is currently seeking a dynamic licensed clinical social worker to join our team.
Position Purpose: The Director of Clinical Services directs and coordinates the integration of the social services function in patient care. Provides leadership, management, and supervises social services staff (may include interns and graduate students). Position may involve direct patient care functions including completing social assessments, participating as an active member of the treatment team in formulating treatment plans and establishing discharge plans with patients, including family members when appropriate. Supervises and directs communications and involvement with referral sources, community service agencies, businesses, employers, schools and healthcare faciliteis/organizations. Ensures compliance for quality patient care and compliance with Joint Commission standards, CMS, state health department, and all other regulatory standards. Particpates in business development activities as needed or indicated.
SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
1. Effective oral and written communication skills.
2. Ability to interact in a positive manner and to communicate well with patients, families, co-workers, and other hospital employees. ; &n bsp; ; &n bsp; ; 3. Ability to provide direction, support, and supervision.
4. Good organization and time management skills.
5. Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment with frequent interruptions.
Licenses or Certifications: Current licensure by the State of Arkansas Social Work Licensing Board as a LCSW. Current CPR and CPI certifications, or must obtain within 2 weeks of hire (available onsite training).
Total education, vocational training and experience: Master's degree in Social Work, or related counseling fields. Minimum of five years previous experience as a soical worker, perferably in a healthcare environment. .