Location: 95% Remote with occasional onsite meeting attendance required
The Manager Social Work manages the daily activities and services provided by staff, students, and volunteers. Ensures patients and family members are provided with detailed education, consultation and advice needed to cope with issues which arise from various emotional or physical problems as outlined by the Texas State Board of Social Worker Examiners scope of practice. Manages and oversees a variety of services including crisis intervention, bereavement, client advocacy, referrals, prevention, education, discharge planning and implementation, and psychosocial assessments.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE ROLE
Provides administrative, technical and clinical management of social work staff, students and volunteers in accordance with industry best practices which includes the responsibility for hiring, firing, performance evaluation, education, staff development, work allocation, and problem resolution.
Develops and maintains standardization of quality programming across all social service programs and services through the standardization of program design, program components, case management practices, and the client record supervisory review.
Ensures appropriate scope of practice by staff. Ensures that subordinates are familiar with prominent ethical standards in the profession, especially related to issues such as confidentiality, informed consent, conflicts of interest, dual relationships, boundary issues, documentation, consultation, referral, and termination of services.
Conducts and documents difficult and sensitive specialized psycho-social assessments to interpret social, environmental, and medical needs of the patient.
Supervises and employs advanced practice methods in the development, implementation and evaluation of treatment plans. Provides patient and family education and serves as a professional resource.
Develops meaningful performance measures to determine the quality, effectiveness and efficiency of social work service operations in achieving desired outcomes.
Monitors, evaluates, and adjusts services provided by staff to clients to ensure ethical safe optimum patient care which meets or exceeds standards of practice. Identifies actions which may be harmful and takes immediate and appropriate remedial actions. Ensures proper boundaries are maintained by subordinates in relationships with clients.
Manages plan of care interventions to include resource and referral assistance, crisis intervention, prevention, education, patient advocacy, bereavement, therapy, and counseling as appropriate. Provides administrative, technical and clinical management of social work staff, students and volunteers in accordance with industry best practices which includes the responsibility for hiring, firing, performance evaluation, education, staff development, work allocation, and problem resolution.
KEY SUCCESS FACTORS
Knowledge of care coordination, discharge planning, case management and utilization review.
Knowledge of human behavior, performance, individual differences in ability, personality, interests, psychosocial methods, and the assessment and treatment of behavioral and affective disorders.
Knowledge of the principles and methods to restore or enhance social, psychosocial, or bio-psychosocial functioning of individuals, couples, families, groups, organizations and communities.
Interpersonal skills to interact with a wide range of constituencies.
Verbal and written communication skills.
Skill in the use of personal computers and related software applications.
Ability to develop structures, relationships, and processes to facilitate multidisciplinary care planning, care delivery, and discharge planning.
Ability to standardize policies, procedures, and programs.
Ability to assist individuals in recognizing and solving problems.
Ability to supervise, train, motivate, provide guidance to staff and ensure the clinical competency of staff.
Our competitive benefits package includes the following
Immediate eligibility for health and welfare benefits
401(k) savings plan with dollar-for-dollar match up to 5%
PTO accrual beginning Day 1
Note: Benefits may vary based upon position type and/or level
EDUCATION - Masters'
MAJOR - Social Work
EXPERIENCE - 5 Years of Experience
- CERTIFICATION/LICENSE/REGISTRATION -
Lic Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), Lic Masters Social Worker (LMSW), Lic Master Social Wrk AdvPrac (LMSW-AP): Must have ONE of the following:
Baylor Scott & White Health (BSWH) is the largest not-for-profit health care system in Texas and one of the largest in the United States. With a commitment to and a track record of innovation, collaboration, integrity and compassion for the patient, BSWH stands to be one of the nation’s exemplary health care organizations. Our mission is to serve all people by providing personalized health and wellness through exemplary care, education and research as a Christian ministry of healing. Joining our team is not just accepting a job, it’s accepting a calling!