This position manages a hospital’s Department of Psychiatry Social Work program and oversees programming for both adult and youth facilities. The manager coordinates departmental functions with leadership colleagues under the direction of the Sr. Director of Psychiatric Nursing. This position provides leadership to the SW/Discharge Planning team, focusing efforts on managing the Department, expediting through-put, as appropriate, reducing and /or eliminating barriers to transition of care. assisting in the management of patient and family expectations and coordinating utilization management and overseeing discharge planning within the department. This manager must exhibit the ability to communicate, organize, prioritize, mentor, and problem solve with all members of the SW/Discharge Planning team as well as facility and community stakeholders to ensure efficient and effective quality patient care.
Licensure, Certification, and/or Registration
Other Minimum Qualifications
Salary: $65,000 to $85,000 depending on experience.