Stony Brook University Psychiatry Social Work Supervisor in Stony Brook, New York
Psychiatry Social Work Supervisor
At Stony Brook Medicine, our Psychiatry Social Work Supervisors are valuable members of our team, whoprovide empathic care to our patients, their families and visitors, with the highest degree of integrity and respect. Social Workers apply the principles and practices of their profession to provide integrated social casework, including direct counseling, therapy, advocacy, and other services to individuals, families and groups in a variety of settings. Social Workers plan, implement, coordinate and document treatment for individuals diagnosed with: mental illness and serious emotional disturbance; mental retardation and developmental disabilities; work-related illnesses or injuries; chemical addiction; or perpetrators or victims of neglect, abuse, or crime who need therapeutic intervention, habilitation, training, supervision and re-socialization, or confinement. The Psychiatry Social Work Supervisors oversee social work staff, offer supervision, and assist with high risk cases.
Qualified candidates will demonstrate excellent communication skills, interpersonal skills, knowledge and understanding of patient care, psychiatric patient care, and effectively respond to changing patient needs by making decisions based on ethical principles and adhering to our high standard of excellence.Qualified candidates will also demonstrate the ability to manage multiple staff members and all tasks and responsibilities associated with their supervisory/management role as well as have an understanding of SBIRT and substance abuse issues.
Duties of a Psychiatry Social Work Supervisor may include the following but are not limited to:
Chart review and oversight of documentation compliance
Outside agency contacts
Insurance and hospital contacts regarding admissions
Staff supervision and evaluation
Process improvement and quality improvement
Project management for Psych/Psych social work initiatives
Oversight of clinical intervention including Mental Health and Substance Abuse Disorder
Selected candidate will be required to provide periodic weekend coverage.
Required Qualifications: MSW from an accredited Social Work Education School. NYS LMSW or LCSW. At least t hree year’s post Master’s Social Work experience in inpatient Psychiatric Health Care. Demonstrates ability to manage staff and be proactive with staff issues and concerns. Demonstrates excellent written and oral communication skills. Ability to work and coordinate with established Psychiatric Medical Treatment Team. Demonstrates understanding of discharge planning and Long Length of stay barriers and systems. Demonstrates understanding of Psychiatric specific community resources. Demonstrates good assessment and psycho-social skills. Working knowledge of Long Island and Metropolitan NY community resources. Demonstrates patient first, patient advocacy and service excellence. Computer literate. Demonstrates understanding of community systems. Demonstrates ability for project management and action planning. Demonstrates team work and team leader focus. Demonstrates understanding of data collection and statistics. Familiarity and ability to speak to regulatory requirements. Understanding of objective supervision, relationship building with staff, and strong staff development.
Preferred Qualifications: Previous Supervisory experience. Experience in a pediatric and adolescent psychiatric care. Experience in psychiatric Emergency Room. Bi-lingual.
Special Note: Stony Brook Medicine is a smoke free environment. Smoking is strictly prohibited anywhere on campus, including parking lots and outdoor areas on the premises.
All Hospital positions are subject to changes in pass days and shifts as necessary. This position may require the wearing of respiratory protection, which may prohibit the wearing of facial hair.
The selected candidate must successfully clear a background investigation. Prior to start date, the selected candidate must meet the following requirements: Successfully complete pre-employment physical examination and obtain medical clearance from Stony Brook Medicine's Employee Health Services (The hiring department will be responsible for any fee incurred for examination), submit (3) written references, and provide a copy of any required New York State license(s)/certificate(s). Please be advised that failure to comply with any of the above requirements could result in a delayed start date and/or revocation of the employment offer.
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Job Field: Social Work/Behavioral Health
Primary Location: US-NY-Stony Brook
Official Job Title: TH Social Worker I
Department/Hiring Area: Care Management
Stony Brook University Hospital
Pass Days: Day Shift
Posting Start Date: Oct 8, 2018
Posting End Date: Nov 7, 2018, 11:59:00 PM
Salary: Commensurate with experience
Salary Grade: SL4
Req ID: 1803170