At Stony Brook Medicine, our Social Workers are valuable members of our team, who provide empathic care to our patients, their families and visitors, with the highest degree of integrity and respect. Social Workers apply the principles and practices of their profession to provide integrated social casework, including direct counseling, therapy, advocacy, and other services to individuals, families and groups in a variety of settings. Social Workers plan, implement, coordinate, document treatment for and plan discharge for individuals diagnosed with: medical and/or mental illness, behavioral health issues, developmental and intellectual disabilities; work-related illnesses or injuries; chemical addiction; victims of neglect, maltreatment or abuse, chronic illness, sudden severe illness, patients receiving palliative care or needing hospice. Social Workers at Stony Brook Medicine approach treatment in conjunction with Case Management to provide comprehensive care. Social Workers working with high risk psychosocial cases with a patient and family centered model and focusing on issues not limited to: Adjustment to illness, homelessness, and substance use disorder, lack of resources, family assessment, barriers to care and social determinants of health.
Qualified candidates in the role of supervisor will demonstrate excellent communication skills, interpersonal skills, knowledge and understanding of patient care and effectively respond to changing patient needs by making decisions based on ethical principles and adhering to our high standard of excellence. Qualified candidates will take on a leadership role and fully understand the role of Social Work in a Medical/Surgical/Behavioral health setting. The supervisor will have a working knowledge or integrated health care and the importance of strong clinical supervision in a large teaching hospital setting. The supervisor will be able to initiate and run projects, create and do presentations, and educate the staff. The supervisor will have experience with staff supervision.
Duties of a Social Worker/Supervisor may include the following but are not limited to:
Supervision of 25-35 direct reports
Supervision of students and in task supervision of indirect reports
Attendance and membership in applicable hospital committees.
Presentation and education to staff on current and relevant topics
Organization and leadership of meetings as needed
Active engagement in Department Process Improvement and Quality Assurance measures
Ongoing chart reviews
Staff counseling and mentoring
Ongoing management of complex cases presentation at hospital level and department level employee orientation
Unit coverage as needed
On-call re-call back up supervisor
Coverage for Director of Social Work
Direct report to the Director of Social Work
Required Qualifications: Masters in Social Work from an accredited institution. New York State licensure as well as Five plus years' experience in a Medical Setting. Minimum three years of supervisory experience or staff clinical oversight and/or task supervisor experience.
Preferred Qualifications: Experience in Medical and Behavioral Health settings. Experience with multiple patient populations. Experience in In-patient setting.
Special Notes: Stony Brook Medicine is a smoke free environment. Smoking is strictly prohibited anywhere on campus, including parking lots and outdoor areas on the premises.
All Hospital positions are subject to changes in pass days and shifts as necessary. This position may require the wearing of respiratory protection, which may prohibit the wearing of facial hair.
The selected candidate must successfully clear a background investigation. Prior to start date, the selected candidate must meet the following requirements: Successfully complete pre-employment physical examination and obtain medical clearance from Stony Brook Medicine's Employee Health Services (The hiring department will be responsible for any fee incurred for examination), submit (3) written references, and provide a copy of any required New York State license(s)/certificate(s). Please be advised that failure to comply with any of the above requirements could result in a delayed start date and/or revocation of the employment offer.
The best ideas in medicine start with the best people. At Stony Brook Medicine, our highest calling is to put the power of ideas to work in our patients' lives. Stony Brook Medicine integrates and elevates all of our health-related initiatives: education, research and patient care. Stony Brook Medicine is Long Island's premier academic medical center. With 603 beds, we serve as the region's only tertiary care center and Level 1 Trauma Center, and are home to the Stony Brook Heart Institute, Stony Brook Cancer Center, Stony Brook Children's Hospital, Stony Brook Neurosciences Institute, and Stony Brook Digestive Disorders Institute. We also encompass Suffolk County's only Level 4 Regional Perinatal Center, state-designated AIDS Center, state-designated Comprehensive Psychiatric Emergency Program, state-designated Burn Center, the Christopher Pendergast ALS Center of Excellence, and Kidney Transplant Center. It is home of the nation's first Pediatric Multiple Sclerosis Center.
Stony Brook University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer. We are committed to the creation of a diverse and inclusive campus climate. We encourage protected veterans, individuals with disabilities, women and minorities to apply.
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Official Job Title: TH Social Worker I
Job Field: Other
Primary Location: US-NY-Stony Brook
Department/Hiring Area: Social Services-Stony Brook University Hospital
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