Social Worker Manager, Social Services - 7410

East Jefferson General Hospital   Metairie, LA   Full-time     Social Service
Posted on June 7, 2022
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The Social Worker Manager is a professional who is expected to oversee the day to day

operations of the Social Work Department. This position has the ability to function as an expert

practitioner, staff educator and consultant to achieve/facilitate maximum benefit from health care

services to high-risk populations. These activities would include but is not limited to providing

guidance and recommendations to Social Work staff regarding management of complex cases,

discharge planning, as well as mandated reporting, crisis intervention, therapeutic interventions,

and information and referral to improve patient outcomes. The Manager may  serve as the

preceptor for training new staff and also provide supervision to the MSW student interns.

Graduate from a school of Social Work accredited by the Council on Social Work Education with

M.S.W. required and LCSW preferred. Minimum of five (5) years in a health care setting of similar

size and scope highly desirable.

Functional knowledge of systems theory as it relates to complex families, groups, hospitals;

resource development/mobilization; social welfare policy; social planning and community

development. Must be highly organized with strong problem identification/solving, crisis

intervention and interpersonal relationship skills. Working knowledge of community resources and

capability of handling heavy caseloads with numerous interruptions/demands. Exhibits initiative

consistently.


Work Type: Full-time
Work Shift: Day/Evening