Social Work Manager

Hopehealth Providence , RI 02904

Posted 3 months ago

HopeHealth is seeking a Manager, Social Work for its affiliate HopeHealth Hospice & Palliative Care (HHHPC). This position will be based out of our Providence, RI location. This position is responsible for managing the day-to-day operations of the social work and spiritual care department. Assures compliance with state and federal regulations, accreditation standards, NASW Code of Conduct, adherence to Common Standards for Professional Chaplains, and RHPC policies and procedures.

Duties / Responsibilities:

  • The Social Work and Chaplaincy Manager develops, administers, and oversees all aspects of the team and ensures the provision of high-quality services to patients, families, care-givers and outreach to the community.

  • Ensures appropriate contribution from social workers and chaplains to the IDG, including but not limited to care planning, problem solving, and patient advocacy.

  • Monitors social work and chaplain compliance with the completion of a visit and comprehensive assessment within 5 days of all newly admitted patients.

  • Assists social workers and chaplains in establishment of goals, priority setting and development of the plan of care.

  • Screens, interviews and hires new social work or chaplain staff.

  • Orients new staff and completes staff evaluations, competency and supervisory visits, and all other performance related activities.

  • Assists in budget development and accountable for ensuring adherence to budget guidelines and objectives. Reviews invoices as appropriate. Maintains appropriate resource management (human, fiscal, material).

  • Ensures clinical documentation meets compliance with regulatory, quality, and reimbursement requirements. Ensures care plans are current, patient centered and meets patient needs 24/7.

Education / Experience:

  • Master's Degree in Social Work (MSW) or Masters Degree in Divinity or a related theological field from an accredited school.

  • Social Worker: State registered independent social worker (LICSW) in RI or MA. Dual licensure will be required upon hire; Chaplains requirements are: Four units of Clinical Pastoral education (CPE) from an accredited ACPE (Association of Clinical Pastoral Education) program is required. Certification as a Board Certified Chaplain (BCC) by the Association of Professional Chaplains (APC), National Association of Catholic Chaplains (NACC), Association of Jewish Chaplains (NAJC) or cognate group is required.

  • Evidence of applied knowledge in all state and federal insurance standards, regulations and accreditation standards.

  • Minimum of five (5) years experience in home care, hospital or hospice setting with demonstrated leadership and supervisory experience is required.

  • Progressive experience with process improvement desired.

  • Experience with electronic health records desirable.


The HopeHealth benefits package features competitive benefits including:

  • Health care benefits,
  • Company provided life insurance,
  • Mileage reimbursement,
  • Generous paid time off and holidays,
  • Robust orientation program,
  • Educational reimbursement program,
  • Company matched retirement program.
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