Social Work Supervisor

Job Description

Job ID: 1187048
Employment Status: Full-Time
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Barnes-Jewish Hospital at Washington University Medical Center is the largest hospital in Missouri and is ranked as one of the nation's top hospitals by U.S. News & World Report. Barnes-Jewish Hospital's staff is composed of full-time academic faculty and community physicians of Washington University School of Medicine, supported by a house staff of residents, interns, fellows and other medical professionals. Recognizing its excellence in nursing care, Barnes-Jewish Hospital was the first adult hospital in Missouri to be certified as a Magnet Hospital by the American Nurses Credentialing Center.

The CM Services reports through the division of Patient Care Services lead by the Chief Nursing Executive, Vice President of Patient Care Services. The CM Service is comprised of three departments¿Case Management, Utilization Management, and Social Work. Through the Triad Model of Care Delivery, the objectives of the CM Services are for all patients to have access to healthcare through the BJH continuum and appropriate, safe discharge plans. The SW department is open 24 hours/day while the CM department is open 20 hours/day. Both departments provide coverage throughout the hospital including the Emergency Department, Outpatient Clinics, Registration sites, and Health Information Management. The Service employs registered nurses, social workers, a license practical nurse, a customer service representative, and administrative assistants.


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Role Purpose

Coordinates the administration of comprehensive social work. Understands and participates in the operational processes of the patient care area and as part of the multidisciplinary team to deliver the safest and most efficient/effective patient care to patients. Evaluates patient care and programming through part-time direct supervision and chart reviews.


Responsibilities

  • Manages individual(s) including but not limited to: hires, trains, assigns work, manages & evaluates performance, conducts professional development plans. Ensures that the productivity and actions of that group meet/support the overall operational goals of the department as established by department leadership.
  • May participate in the development of departmental staffing, revenue and/or expense budgets and having direct responsibility for adhering to those goals. This includes responding to changes in the business which may affect the ability to achieve the budget goals.
  • Assists with operations of unit services and integration with other departments.
  • Hires, manages, and evaluates staff and services to build an effective work unit.

  • Minimum Requirements

     

    Degree

  • Master's Degree
  • - Social Work

     

    Experience

  • 2-5 years
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    Licenses & Certifications

  • Lic Clinical Social Worker

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    Preferred Requirements and Additional Job Information

     

    Supervisor Experience

  • 2-5 years
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    Licenses & Certifications

  • Crisis Prevention Intervention

  • Benefits Statement

    Note: not all benefits apply to all openings

    -  Comprehensive medical, dental, life insurance, and disability plan options
    -  Pension Plan*/403(b) Plan
    -  401(k) plan
    -  Tuition Assistance
    -  Health Care and Dependent Care Reimbursement Accounts
    -  On-Site Fitness Center (depending on location)
    -  Paid Time Off Program for vacation, holiday and sick time

    *Pension does not apply to Memorial Hospital, Memorial Hospital East, Memorial Medical Group, Alton Memorial or Parkland Health Center


    Legal Statement

    The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

     

    Equal Opportunity Employer