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.
The Manager Social Work provides administrative, technical and clinical management of social work staff, students and volunteers; develops and maintains standardization of quality of programming across all social service programs and services; ensures appropriate scope of practice by staff; and conducts and documents difficult and sensitive specialized psycho-social assessments/evaluations to interpret social, environmental, and medical needs of the patient/family.
Supervises and employs advanced practice methods in the development, implementation and evaluation of treatment plans; develops meaningful performance measures to determine the quality, effectiveness and efficiency of social work services¨ 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; and manages plan of care interventions to include resource and referral assistance, crisis intervention, prevention, education, patient advocacy, bereavement, therapy, and counseling as appropriate.
The ideal Manager Social Work candidate will have knowledge of human behavior and performance, principles and methods to restore or enhance social, psychosocial, or bio-psychosocial functioning, listening and interpersonal skills, verbal and written communication skills and skill in the use of personal computers and related software applications.The ideal candidate will have the ability to standardize programs, case management practices and client record review procedures; ability to assist individuals in recognizing and solving problems; and ability to supervise, train, motivate, provide guidance to staff and ensure the clinical competency of staff.
üImmediate eligibility for health and welfare benefits
ü401(k) savings plan with dollar-for-dollar match up to 5%
üPTO accrual beginning Day 1
*Note: Benefits may vary based upon position type and/or level.
- EDUCATION - Masters'
- EXPERIENCE - A minimum of 5 years experience required
- 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: -- Lic Clinical Social Worker -- Lic Masters Social Worker -- Lic Masters Social Worker - Adv Practice.
Internal Number: 20010546
About Baylor Scott & White Health
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!