ECRH-Director Social Worker Location:
Augusta University Regular/Temporary:
Regular Full/Part Time:
Full-Time Job ID:
This positon will manage the social workers at ECRH on the Mental Health, Forensics, Admissions and EATO units. They will be responsible for supervising staff in the development, implementation, and evalution of individual’s treatment plan as well as discharge plan. They must develop strategies and objectives to accomplish individual and facility goals, serve as liaison for clinical departments and the hospital and community support programs and establish appropriate objectives and priorities for patients and the department in support of overall hospital goals. This positon will be responsible to interview for open positions as well as assess staff’s performance. They need to maintain knowledge of current trends and developments in their field.
Reviews individual placement plans to ensure that services and placement plans meet the individuals’ needs and expectations.
Mentor staff and assist in developing strategies and objectives to accomplish goals of the individual as well as the facility.
Experience with ensuring objectives and priorities for individuals are in line with the department and in support of overall hospital goals.
Plans, schedules and determines work priorities of personnel based on experience level and current work volume.
Attend executive leadership meetings.
Understands current trends and developments in the field by reading appropriate books, journals and other literature and attending related seminars and conferences.
Able to contribute to a high performance environment characterized by positive leadership and strong teamwork.
Reviews applications of candidates, selects applicants for interview and makes sound decisions on a timely basis following policy.
LCSW and 5 years of management experience. The prospective candidate will have a strong understanding and working knowledge of the community resources, services and processes.
The prospective candidate will be able and willing to work in all locations serviced by social work in the hospital.
LCSW and 5 years of experience in the public mental health delivery system.
Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities Knowledge of diagnostic impressions or criteria and client advocacy systems, ability to perform crisis intervention techniques and individual group therapy techniques, skilled in a variety of therapeutic models and interventions as directly related to area of assignment, excellent verbal/written communication and interpersonal skills, competency in Microsoft Office and other compter sofltware/databases, ability to exercise sound judgment, make responsible decisisons and maintain confidentiality. Shift/Salary Shift: Days/M-F *Work outside of the normal business hours may be required.*
Pay Grade: 20 Salary to be commensurate with qualifications of selected candidate within the established range (generally minimum-midpoint) of the position Recruitment Period: Until Filled