Director of Social Work

MAJOR FUNCTION:

Under the direction of the Care Coordination Director, formulates health care facility. Policy in the social work sector, implements social work policies, plans and practices to support effective health care. Ensures that the Care Coordination Social Worker team is effective in supporting the hospitalization, transition of care, and discharge/placement needs of patients in collaboration with the patient/family, physician and interdisciplinary clinical team across the Network ( Inpatient Hospitals, CTC).


QUALIFICATIONS:

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Education:

Five years clinical/management experience. Experience working as a social work

supervisor or manager in a medical inpatient setting including experience in

discharge planning, utilization review, readmission prevention, and quality

improvement preferred. Demonstrated supervisory, consultative and administrative

capacity in a social work organization, health or medical care facility or organization

adhering to acceptable standards. Ability to work well with other professional staff in

achieving objectives, Organizational skills, demonstrated initiative and

understanding organizational and inter-agency operations.


Certification/Licensure:

LSW in accordance with NJ State Board of Social Work Examiners regulations. Case

Management certification preferred.