Social Work Manager / Sr. - 1.0 FTE, C.S. Mott Children's Hospital and Von Voigtlander Women's Hospital
University of Michigan - Ann Arbor
Location: Ann Arbor, Michigan
Internal Number: 242231
The C&W Social Work Manager will provide social work leadership and professional expertise to lead the C.S. Mott Children?s Hospital and Von Voigtlander Women?s Hospital workgroups and teams within the Department of Social Work.This role is an integral part of C&W Leadership and will facilitate furthering social workers as clinicians providing care and billing for services.Responsibilities also include clinical supervision, case consultation, program management, personnel management, and fiscal management to promote and support excellent social work services to patients and their families in C&W.Assure compliance with regulatory agencies, Michigan Medicine policies and procedures.Exercise considerable independent decision-making authority and expertise specific to an assigned area.Recruit, select, hire, orient and train, and evaluate staff in assigned areas. Primary activities and decision making authority are predominantly performed independently. Analyze, compare and evaluate data from a variety of sources, and undertake various courses of action with the authority to make independent recommendations on matters of significance, free from immediate direction, within the scope of their responsibilities. As a member of the departmental leadership team, this role also supports the needs of staff across the department in collaboration with other leaders, including oversight of projects and clinical work, coverage for colleagues, and may provide off-hours administrative on-call coverage for support of staff working non-conventional hours.
Why Join the Department of Social Work Leadership team?
As a member of this team, you will play a vital role in promoting the health and well-being of patients, families, and communities, across the lifespan and partnering to create groundbreaking social work programs, collaborations and staffing models which optimize patient care.
The Department of Social Work strives to foster an environment of respect, diversity and inclusion; a place where every person feels valued and can thrive.
What Perks and Benefits Can You Look Forward to?
2:1 match on retirement savings
Excellent medical, dental, and vision coverage starting on day one of employment
Generous Paid Time Off (PTO) and paid holidays
Financial support for continuing education and certifications
You will be responsible for:
Post positions, review resumes, interview candidates, select and hire, orient and train new staff.
Monitor performance and support professional development of staff.
Utilize data from a variety of sources (including regular dashboard reports) to make programmatic decisions, manage division services, and assure Social Work goals and health system customer needs and expectations are consistently met.
Provide clinical consultation to staff, as well as administrative and clinical supervision.
Provide administrative on call coverage to the hospital during non-business hours.
Develop areas of programmatic specialty; evaluate existing programs, create proposals for new or expanded programs.
Assume responsibility for difficult and complex cases based on experience or area of expertise as needed.
Membership in (or may lead) hospital or health system-wide interdisciplinary committees focused on patient care, program development, quality, etc.
Provide specialty consultation to other health care staff.
May provide direct patient care services
Other duties may include some of all of the following:
Conduct scholarly presentation to Social Work staff and participate in educational activities for staff, social work students and trainees of other disciplines.
Contribute to social work research projects by assisting in project management and analyzing data and presenting data.
Provide presentations and consultations to other civic organizations as assigned.
A Master's degree in social work from a school accredited by the Council of Social Work Education is necessary.
Some experience of professional social work is necessary, in addition to at least 2 years in a Social Work leadership role. (Could include Coordinator or Supervisor experience.)
Current licensure (LMSW) to practice Social Work in the State of Michigan is required. Licensure will be verified via PSV by department administration.
Previous experience with pediatrics and/or obstetrics.
Specialization and expertise in medical social work.
Previous co-chair and/or lead role in committees.
Exercising independent judgment with a high degree of autonomy, and initiative in addressing complex situations and organizational systems.
Prior leadership experience is required.
Excellent interpersonal skills necessary to provide leadership in medical social work, communicate complex concepts to all levels of personnel and collaborate effectively with other health care team members.
Ability to communicate clearly, concisely and appropriately in written and verbal forms.
Proficiency in keeping accurate and timely administrative records and data management skills.
This is full time, 40 hour/week position. The typical schedule is Monday-Friday, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM. This position will require some flexibility for hours outside of this time due to meetings and/or other administrative duties.
This position may be underfilled at a lower classification depending on the qualifications of the selected candidate. Advancement through the career ladder at the Expert or Clinical Scholar Level is required for placement in the MSW Senior Classification
Michigan Medicine conducts background screening and pre-employment drug testing on job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent job offer and may use a third party administrator to conduct background screenings. Background screenings are performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Report Act. Pre-employment drug testing applies to all selected candidates, including new or additional faculty and staff appointments, as well as transfers from other U-M campuses.
Michigan Medicine improves the health of patients, populations and communities through excellence in education, patient care, community service, research and technology development, and through leadership activities in Michigan, nationally and internationally. Our mission is guided by our Strategic Principles and has three critical components; patient care, education and research that together enhance our contribution to society.
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The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.
A great university is made so by its faculty and staff, and Michigan is recognized as one of the best universities to work for in the country. The Michigan culture is known for engaging faculty and staff in all facets of the university to create a workplace that is vibrant and stimulating.For two consecutive years, the Chronicle of Higher Education has placed U-M in its "Great Colleges to Work For" survey. In particular, the university earns high marks for strong relations between faculty and administrators, a collaborative system of governance, strong pay and benefits, and a healthy work/life balance.