To be part of our organization, every employee should understand and share in the YNHHS Vision, support our Mission, and live our Values. These values - integrity, patient-centered, respect, accountability, and compassion - must guide what we do, as individuals and professionals, every day.
Develop and manages social work programs, including managing assigned staff, teams and committees in accordance with the Hospital mission, business plan and the departmental goals and objectives. Prepare, control and monitor the department budget. Develop and implement new programs to meet the needs of the Neonatal, Pediatric, Adolescent, Adult, and Geriatric patient/family served by the Hospital network. Collaborate with the Director to identify and plan for long range goals. Establish program goals and objectives and clinical standards of social work practice for the department in accordance with departmental and hospital objectives, professional standards of practice, state licensing and national accreditation requirements. Interface and collaborate with other Hospital staff including managers, medical chiefs of service, and community organizations. Report to the Director.
Master's Degree in Social Work (MSW) from an accredited School of Social Work in a clinical and health care administration sequence. Membership in good standing with NASW and/or Academy of Certified Social Workers. Eligible for Connecticut Independent Social Work Certification. License for social work practice in state of origin.
Five (5) years experience in health care with a minimum of three (3) years administrative/supervisory experience.
Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) from the State of Connecticut; or those holding licenses from other states, will need an "endorsement" and meet the State of Connecticut license requirements. Required maintaining license in good standing.
Demonstrated ability to direct, supervise, manage, instruct and collaborate with patient care and social service clinicians from a variety of disciplines. Familiarity with health care and social work needs of the urban poor.
Social work experience of five (5) years post LCSW with a minimum of three (3) years administrative and/or supervisory experience. Requires travel to assigned care centers.