As a member of the Care Management Social Work team, the supervisor provides strategic leadership and direction for the Adult-specific Social Work Programs and Transitions Social Work Program. S/he/They keeps abreast of trends in psychosocial theories, and practice frameworks to understand the impact and adjustment to illness, clinical interventions to encourage and strengthen health coping and adjustment, resources to enhance patient and family well-being transition care consideration from pediatric to adult medicine, patient and family-family centered practices, end of life and palliative care considerations, psych educational support and mentoring models, interdisciplinary collaboration, mental and behavioral health, chemical dependency, interpersonal violence, homelessness, community resources, care coordination, and trauma-informed care. The supervisor leads social work and case management activities in the Transitions program to implement and sustain a system of care coordination for patients who are recognized as high utilizers, including integration of the Emergency Department Information Exchange (EDIE) program. The supervisor provides supervision to all adult-focused and Transitions social workers and participates in on-call responsibilities. S/he/They must hold competency across clinical areas (ED, inpatient, ambulatory, pediatrics and adults) in order to respond to the diverse needs of the organization. S/he/They is responsible for recruitment, hiring, retention, orientation, scheduling, and professional development of all adult-focused social workers and Transitions social workers. The supervisor participates in on-call responsibilities. The supervisor also provides ongoing direct care for patients served as needed.
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