DIRECTOR OF CLINICAL AND SOCIAL SERVICES (LCSW) job

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DIRECTOR OF CLINICAL AND SOCIAL SERVICES (LCSW)
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Company Description

UHS has a deep commitment to the communities we serve and we actively raise awareness of critical healthcare issues. Fortune magazine consistently lists UHS among its “World's Most Admired Companies.” Among our peer group we have ranked #1 with regard to social responsibility as well as in long-term investment. Most recently, Forbes ranked UHS 275 in its inaugural list of America's Top 500 Companies.

Job Description

Laurel Oaks Behavioral Health Center is a 118 bed Acute Psychiatric Hospital and Residential Treatment Center for children and adolescents ages four through eighteen. The 55,000 square foot facility is situated on approximately 10 acres in the southeast corner of Alabama, less than 20 miles from both Florida and Georgia. In addition to the living units, the facility houses our full service cafeteria and New Day Academy; a state-supported year-round K-12th grade school with vocational opportunities. We provide numerous recreational activities including an in-ground swimming pool, game room, playground, basketball courts, and gymnasium. The multi-disciplinary staff at Laurel Oaks collaborates to ensure that services provided are clinically and medically appropriate and highly coordinated among all treatment disciplines. Laurel Oaks specializes in the treatment of youth who have multiple challenges and special needs. All children served at Laurel Oaks have a primary psychiatric disorder but most also have co-occurring conditions such as intellectual disabilities, learning disabilities, and/or physical/sexual abuse victimization. Laurel Oaks Behavioral Health Center is currently seeking a Director of Clinical and Social Services.

The Director of Clinical and Social Services (LCSW) supervises patient care duties and all services, counseling, activities, volunteer, treatment planning, etc., of a clinical/therapeutic nature. Duties will include:

  • Providing clinical supervision for Therapists and Social Workers.

  • Overseeing and evaluates the appropriateness of social services provided at the facility.

  • Providing consultation to Therapists, Social Workers on problematic/difficult cases.

  • Ensuring quality and quantity of patient services is appropriate (i. e., that individual, group, and family therapy is provided as needed and required.)

  • Serving as a role model for quality patient care and supports and environment conductive to professional growth.

  • Participating in developing, interpreting, and implementing hospital and departmental philosophy, objectives, standards, policies & procedures.

  • Assessing Quality Improvement Program for Clinical Programs in conducted.

  • Interviewing prospective Therapists and other related personnel.

  • In collaboration with the Risk Manager, may investigate unusual incidents and complaints from patients, personnel, and other departments and keeps the CEO informed.

  • Participates in staff development programs and orientation of new employees.

  • Shares program management call with Unit Directors/Therapists/Social Workers and/or others as directed.

  • Plans, develops and coordinates the needs of the program with other disciplines, activities and programs; provides for staff support and assesses integration of efforts.

  • Evaluates the effectiveness of the total program, makes recommendations and changes as indicated.

  • Assures continuing staff effectiveness for assigned area of responsibility; provides for counseling and guidance to individual staff.

  • Provides direct patient care of programming as a method of clinical support or instruction.

  • Has direct input into discharge and aftercare planning.

  • Provides for a wide-range of therapeutic modalities utilizing clinical resources available.

This job was posted on Wed Dec 05 2018 and expired on Mon Jan 07 2019.

TASKS

  • Establish and oversee administrative procedures to meet objectives set by boards of directors or senior management.
  • Direct activities of professional and technical staff members and volunteers.
  • Evaluate the work of staff and volunteers to ensure that programs are of appropriate quality and that resources are used effectively.
  • Participate in the determination of organizational policies regarding such issues as participant eligibility, program requirements, and program benefits.

SKILLS

  • Reading ComprehensionUnderstanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.
  • Active ListeningGiving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
  • WritingCommunicating effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience.
  • SpeakingTalking to others to convey information effectively.

KNOWLEDGE

  • Administration and ManagementKnowledge of business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, human resources modeling, leadership technique, production methods, and coordination of people and resources.
  • ClericalKnowledge of administrative and clerical procedures and systems such as word processing, managing files and records, stenography and transcription, designing forms, and other office procedures and terminology.
  • Economics and AccountingKnowledge of economic and accounting principles and practices, the financial markets, banking and the analysis and reporting of financial data.
  • Sales and MarketingKnowledge of principles and methods for showing, promoting, and selling products or services. This includes marketing strategy and tactics, product demonstration, sales techniques, and sales control systems.

Universal Health Services

Description

UHS has a deep commitment to the communities we serve and we actively raise awareness of critical healthcare issues. Fortune magazine consistently lists UHS among its “World's Most Admired Companies.” Among our peer group we have ranked #1 with regard to social responsibility as well as in long-term investment. Most recently, Forbes ranked UHS 275 in its inaugural list of America's Top 500 Companies.

Type

Company - Public (UHS)

Size

10000+ employees

Revenue

$5B to $10B

Location

King of Prussia, PA

Industry

Health Care

Founded

1978

CEO

Alan B. Miller

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