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LCSW Manager Inpatient

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2131 South 17Th Street
Wilmington, NC
Job ID: 6534
Date Posted: Nov 7, 2022

Job Description

Description

Licensed Clinical Social Worker Manager- BHH Inpatient

About NHRMC

NHRMC, established in 1967 in Wilmington, NC, is recognized as a preeminent healthcare organization focused on leading our community to outstanding health. We have an 855 bed network of hospitals and multi-specialty physician group practices with more than 200 physicians. With a network of primary, specialty, neighborhood clinics and regional medical centers; you will find our culture is the very definition of best in practice. Join us and find out how many ways NHRMC offers you the chance to focus on what really matters - our patients and community.

About the Job

Location: New Hanover Regional Medical Center

Department: Behavioral Health - Inpatient

Full Time Equivalent: Fulltime

Work Type: 64 to 80 Hours Pay Period

Work Schedule: Rotating Days with some Weekend needs

Exempt from Overtime: Exempt: Yes

What You'll Do

The LCSW Behavioral Health Services Manager works under the supervision of the Director of Behavioral Health Services. The LCSW Manager has 24-hour accountability for inpatient programming, patient activities lead by the social work team, and works collaboratively with the Nurse Manager. This position is accountable for accreditation readiness, safety, special projects, quality, therapeutic programming, treatment teams, psychiatric technicians, Recreational Therapists, Licensed Clinical Addiction Specialist, and all clinical social workers at the Behavioral Health Hospital and those assigned to the Emergency Department assessment team. The Social work manager will provide input into strategic planning and budget development. The Unit Manager is responsible for customer service excellence and Patient Experience in collaboration with the leadership team. 


Responsibilities:
1. Responsible for the daily unit operations, ensuring that policies, practices, procedures and standards of performance are followed.
2. Develops departmental staffing schedules, to provide staffing to meet patient care requirements and operational requirements.
3. Responsible for staff education, including clinical competence, compliance and organizational initiatives.
4. Leads patient care conferences, and participates in planning effective care to meet patient’s goals for transfer/discharge. Completes daily rounds with staff and patients, regular participation in physician rounds. Daily responsibility for throughput challenges and the appropriate placement of patients.
5. Develops staff using coaching for success principles, annual performance assessment, staff education assessment and facilitates staff attendance for continuing education. Unit Manager will be responsible for all staff performance appraisal interviews with goal setting during annual performance appraisal and a review of goals at mid-year.
6. Maintains environment of Service and Operational Excellence, utilizing all principles i.e.: Aidet, hourly rounding and discharge phone calls (as appropriate).
7. Assesses external and internal customer satisfaction through daily rounding, visibility within the unit and utilizing patient experience, employee satisfaction (engagement) and physician satisfaction reports as a measurement.
8. Supports shared governance principles, participates on unit governance councils and supports staff attendance to shared governance councils including Nursing Congress.
9. Implements the principles of coaching for success, provide staff recognition and create an environment to retain and facilitate staff development.
10. Maintains clinical expertise and competence in their area of responsibility. Provides patient care at regular intervals to maintain clinical skills.
11. Maintains current knowledge of management theories and annually attends leadership education classes.
12. Communicates and shares information with staff in monthly staff meetings, shared governance format, Huddles and other communication mediums and daily rounding.
13. Utilizes the PDSA process and best practice research in planning the Performance Improvement goals for the unit. Embraces Lean principles and facilitates Lean being embedded in unit philosophies.

Position Requirements

Credentials:
* Crisis Prevention Cert

Education:
* Bachelor of Science

Other information:
Education: Bachelors Degree in Human Services field required. Master’s desirable
.
Experience: Five years of experience in a mental health field preferred.
Demonstrates standards of performance (ownership, teamwork, communication, compassion) that support patient satisfaction and principles of service excellence.
Performs other duties as assigned.

Other Information

This position description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications which may be required of the employee assigned to the position. Depending on the location of the job, duties may vary. Receipt of the job description does not imply nor create a promise of employment, nor an employment contract of any kind; my employment with the Company is at will.

  • Member Top 100 Hospitals – In 2016 NHRMC was recognized as a Top 100 Hospital demonstrating significant investment and financial sustainability for the communities we serve. 
  • Newsweek's 2020 list of Best Maternity Care Hospitals - NHRMC Betty H. Cameron Women's & Children's Hospital was named as a Best Maternity Care Hospital by Newsweek. 
  • Forbes America’s Best Large Employers 2018 and 2019Link 
  • Becker’s 150 Top Places to Work in HealthcareLink 
  • Healthgrades Outstanding Patient Experience

Consider a career at NHRMC and become part of this award winning team!

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