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Supv-Social Work - OLG Behavioral Health - Full Time

Company: Ochsner Clinic Foundation
Location: Lafayette
Posted on: July 1, 2024

Job Description:

We've made a lot of progress since opening the doors in 1942, but one thing has never changed - our commitment to serve, heal, lead, educate, andinnovate.Webelieve that every award earned, every record broken and every patient helped is because of the dedicated employees who fill our hallways. At Ochsner, whether you work with patients every day or support those who do, you are making a difference and that matters. Come make a difference at Ochsner Health and discover your future today! This job directly supervises all social workers in the department. In collaboration with leadership, responsible for the hiring, termination, and counseling of social workers and conducting the evaluation process for the department's social workers. Mediates inter- and intra- departmental problems and is responsible for appropriate implementation of social work, departmental and administrative policies and protocols. Education Required - Master's degree in Social Work (MSW) Work Experience Required - 5 years healthcare related social work experience Preferred - Experience in the medical field, individual and/or family psychotherapy Certifications Required - Board Certified Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) in the state of practice Knowledge Skills and Abilities (KSAs)

  • Must have computer skills and dexterity required for data entry and retrieval of information.
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills and the ability to present information clearly and professionally.
  • Must be proficient with Windows-style applications, various software packages specific to role and keyboard.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work with families and individuals in the crisis, acute, chronic and end of life stages.
  • Excellent organizational skills with the ability to follow-up in a timely manner.
  • Working knowledge of Medicaid and Medicare eligibility and benefit regulations.
  • Excellent psycho-therapeutic skills.
  • Strong ability to maintain ahigh level of mental, auditory and visual effort 100% of the time.
  • Must be able to travel throughout and between facilities. Job Duties
    • Assesses the needs and provides psycho-social services to outpatient and/or hospitalized patients.
    • Supervises all social workers in the department and coordinates staff and on call schedules.
    • Ensures social worker compliance with the company and Social Work educational requirements.
    • Participates in the Social Work Practice Council.
    • Coordinates communication and projects within and between departments where needed.
    • Adapts behavior to the specific patient population, including but not limited to: respect for privacy, method of introduction to the patient, adapting explanation of services or procedures to be performed, requesting permissions and communication style.
    • Other related duties as required. The above statements describe the general nature and level of work only. They are not an exhaustive list of all required responsibilities, duties, and skills. Other duties may be added, or this description amended at any time. This employer maintains and complies with its Compliance & Privacy Program and Standards of Conduct, including the immediate reporting of any known or suspected unethical or questionable behaviors or conduct; patient/employee safety, patient privacy, and/or other compliance-related concerns. The employer is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status. Physical and Environmental Demands The physical essential functions of this job include (but are not limited to) the following: Frequently exerting 10 to 20 pounds of force to move objects; occasionally exerting up to 100 pounds of force. Physical demand requirements are in excess of those for sedentary work. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Duties performed routinely require exposure to blood, body fluid and tissue. The incumbent works in a patient care area; works in an area where patients enter; works directly with patients; and/or works with specimens that could contain communicable diseases. There may be an occupational risk for exposure to communicable diseases. Because the incumbent works within a healthcare setting, there may be occupational risk for exposure to hazardous medications or hazardous waste within the environment through receipt, transport, storage, preparation, dispensing, administration, cleaning and/or disposal of contaminated waste. The risk level of exposure may increase depending on the essential job duties of the role. Are you ready to make a difference? Apply Today! Ochsner Health does not consider an individual an applicant until they have formally applied to the open position on this careers website. Individuals who reside in and will work from the following areas are not eligible for remote work position: Colorado, California, Washington, New York, and Washington D.C. Ochsner Health endeavors to make our site accessible to all users. If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website, or if you need an accommodation to complete the application process, please contact our HR Employee Solution Center at 504-842-4748 (select option 1) or. This contact information is for accommodation requests only and cannot be used to inquire about the status of applications. We are proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We are committed to the principles of equal employment opportunity and providing a workplace that is free from discrimination based on race, color, creed, religion, pregnancy status, pregnancy-related conditions, national origin, ancestry, mental or physical disability, medical condition, age, veteran status, military status, citizenship status, marital status, familial status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, genetic information, political affiliation, unemployment status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state or local law. These protections extend to applicants and all employment related decisions. View theand its, as well as thefor more information.

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