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Manager-Social Work

Methodist Hospital
Date Posted
07 October, 2021
Schedule & Shift
Full Time
Day
Requisition Number
318232
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Manager-Social Work

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Leads activities in social services in accordance with policies and accepted social work practice. Evaluates and coordinates the area's services and the needs of the patients and the community served. Assists with program direction and policy development, as well as quality improvement initiatives. Promotes teamwork and builds effective relationships across work groups. Responsible for safe, efficient and effective care transitions, and ensures the patient and family are engaged in the plan of care.

  • Master's Degree in Social Work required.
  • Requires current state of Indiana license as a Licensed Social Worker, LCSW preferred. LCSW must be obtained within 2 years of hire into the position.
  • Requires knowledge of the impact of the disease process and of human behavior to provide psychosocial assessments; short-term therapeutic counseling; and crisis intervention to patients; families; and staff.
  • Requires strong clinical assessment; planning; and goal development skills.
  • Requires extensive knowledge of community resources and entitlement programs.
  • Requires extensive knowledge of state and county adult and child protective legal mandates.
  • Requires knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the life span.
  • 5-7 years of experience required.
  • Requires experience supervising and/or mentoring medical social workers.

 

Safeguarding our patients and each other is an important part of how we deliver the best care possible to the communities we serve. As a condition of employment, IU Health requires all new hires to receive various vaccinations, including the influenza and COVID-19 vaccines, barring an approved exemption. New hires will also be provided the option to submit proof of previous vaccination. The COVID-19 vaccine is not required to begin employment; however, all team members need to be fully vaccinated by September 1, 2021.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity and inclusion at IU Health. IU Health does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, national origin, gender identity and/or expression, marital status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

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Indiana University Health is Indiana’s most comprehensive health system, with 16 hospitals and more than 34,000 team members serving Hoosiers across the state. Our partnership with the Indiana University School of Medicine gives our team members access to the very latest science and the very best training, advancing care for all. We’re looking for team members who share the things that matter most to us. People who are inspired by challenging and meaningful work for the good of every patient. People who are compassionate and serve with a purpose. People who aspire to excellence every day. People who are always ready to apply themselves.

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