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Northwell Health Manager, Social Work Services in Fresh Meadows, New York

Req Number 61922

Job Description

Job Description

Manages the staff and activities of social work services. Ensures quality assurance and continuous quality improvement of social work services. Establishes and reinforces policies and procedures for the effective functioning of the department. Assesses need for Social Work services for individual, family and/or group intervention.

Job Responsibility

  • Provides direct management and leadership to team members and supervisors of Social Work Services by communicating and guiding toward achieving department objectives.

  • Develops, communicates, and builds consensus for goals in alignment with the health system.

  • Collaborates with clinical team members to set goals and objectives for the Social Work division of the department in accordance with institutional goals.

  • Responsible for management of staff schedules, daily assignments and staffing patterns that optimize operational service.

  • Interviews, selects, manages, and evaluates staff social workers; assesses competency and completes annual assessments of direct reports.

  • Provides clinical supervision, as applicable, to social work staff; coordinates the social work program.

  • Reviews hospital and departmental policies and guidelines and ensures communication to staff and monitors compliance.

  • Participates in program planning; identifies gaps in service and programs and makes recommendations for meeting individual and departmental needs.

  • Confers with professional, administrative, and medical staff with regard to resolution of problem situations.

  • Performs related duties as required. All responsibilities noted here are considered essential functions of the job under the Americans with Disabilities Act. Duties not mentioned here, but considered related are not essential functions.

Job Qualification

  • Master of Social Work required.

  • Current License to practice as a Clinical Social Worker in New York State required, plus specialized certifications as needed.

  • 6-8 years of relevant experience and 2-5 years of leadership / management experience, required.

It is Northwell Health’s policy to provide equal employment opportunity and treat all applicants and employees equally regardless of their age, race, creed/religion, color, national origin, immigration status or citizenship status, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, sex/gender, gender identity, gender expression, disability, pregnancy, genetic information or genetic predisposition or carrier status, marital or familial status, partnership status, victim of domestic violence, sexual or other reproductive health decisions, or other characteristics protected by applicable law.

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