Supervisor, Social Work
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TITLE: Supervisor, Social Work (LICSW)
DEPARTMENT: Psychiatry Services
REPORTS TO: Patient Care Director, Psychiatry Services
The Chief Social Worker is a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker (LICSW) responsible for the oversight of the social work staff and ensures the social work department’s compliance with policies, regulations and applicable laws. The Chief Social Worker is also responsible for the social, emotional, and financial wellbeing of patients receiving services within the Behavioral Health Department. The Chief Social Worker will be considered part of the department’s Leadership Team and participates in interdisciplinary treatment team planning; is responsible for discharge planning, running treatment groups as assigned, and performing appropriate psychosocial assessments and interventions. The Chief Social Worker will assist with referrals to the unit and make referrals to appropriate community agencies as indicated.
REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS:
Master’s Degree in Social Work
Five years in the clinical setting with a minimum one year’s psychiatric case management experience
Certification / Licensure:
Current MA licensure as an LICSW, with at least five years experience working as a LICSW
Software / Hardware:
Experience with Meditech preferred
Important COVID message
Please note, Carney Hospital is taking additional, necessary preparations to ensure patients can receive compassionate care in a safe, carefully managed environment - with confidence and without fear. Our Safe and Ready program consists of a rigorous [five-point] standard ensuring patient safety, confidence and convenience: Expanded hours will allow previously cancelled procedures to be scheduled as quickly as possible. Any COVID-19 related care takes place in designated areas away from other patients and their families. Emergency Departments are reorganized to be a safe place to treat all emergency patients. A stringent cleaning policy has been implemented throughout the hospital. A strictly controlled visitor and masking policy is required for patient safety. You can rest assured that we have made the necessary preparations to provide care in a safe, controlled and professional way.
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