$80K — $100K *
Provides supervision to unlicensed and licensed Social Workers, clinicians, therapists, and Social Work interns/students and ensures their supervision hours are documented appropriately, as applicable. Assigns patient cases to Social Services staff and ensures appropriate case loads are disbursed. Resposible for interviewing, recruitment, and making hiring recommendations. The Social Services Manager is responsible for the day-to day operations of the Social Services Department and making recommendation for continuous process improvement. Continuous assessment of the quality of our Social Services Department and social service provision to patients and families. Conducts social history assessment interviews, produces a social work assessment or assessment update from the interview data. The Social Services Manager will typically carry a smaller case load of 5, however this can fluctuate based on the needs of the department. Additionally the Social Services Manager is responsible for case load coverage in the event of staff call offs, resignations, etc to assure maintenance of quality clinical services, in allignment with the Joint Commission and other accrediting organizations. Documents in the medical record; psychosocial histories, discharge planning, patient contacts, treatment updates, etc. Communicates all essential information/data obtained through assessment to the assigned team member. Conducts individual and family therapy with assigned patient cases. Identifies appropriate referral for post discharge services and establishes rapport with same. Relative to the assessment, treatment planning and continuum of care processes, understands and considers basic growth and development milestones with interventions specific to the age and population served. Follows all policies/procedures related to release of information and Confidentiality. Attends multi-disciplinary treatment staffings as assigned. Functions as a liaison between team members and all involved Social Service Agencies. Conducts unit groups. Assists in in monitoring social services department for compliance with documentation standards via chart audits and direct observation of social workers. Participates in rotating AOC schedule to provide administrative support/coverage for the entire hospital.
Education: Master's Degree in Social Work, Psychology or Counseling required.
Experience: Prior experienceworking with a psychiatric mental health population, preferably in an inpatient setting.
Licensure/Certification: Illinois Clinical Social Work License (LCSW) required. BLS Provider certification through the American Heart Association and CPI certification required upon completion of orientation. BLS Provider and CPI certifications must remain active throughout employment.
Knowledge: Prefer knowledge of case management, discharge planning, group leadership skills, age specific growth and development, crisis and behavior management, family therapy theory and practice. Knowledge of theory and practice of psychosocial assessments. Able to work cooperatively with other hospital staff and involved community agencies. Good organization skills, as well as oral and written communication skills.
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Valid through: 4/22/2021
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