Social Work Supervisor, Inpatient (Full-Time, Days)

University Of Washington Seattle , WA 98113

Posted 2 months ago

As an employee you will enjoy generous benefits and work/life programs. For detailed information on Benefits for this position, click here.

As the region's only Level I Trauma center, Harborview Medical Center is well known for innovations and excellence in trauma care and its centers of emphasis: Trauma, Burn, Neurosciences, AIDS/STD, Center for Advanced Reconstruction and Rehabilitation (CARER), and mentally-and medically- vulnerable populations. Harborview employees are committed to the vital role the institution plays in the immediate community, as well as the entire Northwest region.

Challenge. Collaboration. Compassion. Become part of our team, and join our mission to make life healthier for everyone in our community.

Harborview Medical Center has an outstanding opportunity for a full-time (100% FTE, 40 hours/week), day shift, SOCIAL WORKER SUPERVISOR to support the Inpatient Medical Surgical Units.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Supervision of and provision of direct social work services to patients of all ages and their families on the inpatient medical surgical ICU, acute care and Rehab floors. Implement the full range of social work clinical procedures for patients ranging from infancy through adulthood

Documentation and verbal communication of social work activities provided to patients and their families or support system, requiring knowledge of legal intervention options and processes, and of community resources that are relevant to the population of assigned service(s)

As a trainer and supervisor, teach and model being an essential member of an interdisciplinary team, attend team rounds or meetings, respond to requests for social work intervention, demonstrate professional competence, maintain a positive working relationship, consult on legal, systems and resource issues, and negotiate clinical tasks

Observe Social Work Department policies/procedures, and legal mandates in carrying out social work role

Complete all supporting social work charting adhering to confidentiality and Harborview Documentation Guidelines

Provide leadership to the Social work and assigned service teams, contribute to effective team functioning and provide support to clinic staff as needed

Assist in the recruitment and selection of new staff and coordinate the training and mentoring of new staff

Develop schedules for individual and/or group supervision, which meet the professional needs of the staff

Carry out performance evaluations and initiate appropriate performance improvement counseling in accordance with the union contract as delegated by the manager

Share on call responsibilities with other supervisory and management staff to provide consultation and supervision to in-house staff and implement sick call procedures to provide 7 day per week social work coverage on inpatient units

Perform other duties as required

REQUIREMENTS

A Master of Social Work Degree from a program accredited by the Council on Social Work Education AND four years of full-time professional social work experience OR equivalent education/experience. Two years of this experience must have been in a health care setting.

LEGAL REQUIREMENT:

Licensure as a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker in the State of Washington.

Applicants considered for this position will be required to disclose if they are the subject of any substantiated findings or current investigations related to sexual misconduct at their current employment and past employment. Disclosure is required under Washington state law.

Committed to attracting and retaining a diverse staff, the University of Washington will honor your experiences, perspectives and unique identity. Together, our community strives to create and maintain working and learning environments that are inclusive, equitable and welcoming.

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