UAB Medicine

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Supv-Social Worker - Care Management #076

at UAB Medicine

Posted: 8/26/2018
Job Reference #: T55810
Keywords: operations

Job Description

To supervise the daily operations of the department to ensure effective patient care and utilization of services. To supervise staff to ensure appropriate care coordination. To act as a liaison to the community as needed. To interact with members of the healthcare team to support patient care goals. May provide social evaluation and/or counseling to patients, families and/or groups as needed. To respond to the unique needs of the patient population as needed.

 

 

 

 

Salary Range: $52228.8 - $82867.2



Qualifications

Master's degree in Social Work and two (2) years of social work experience in a health care setting required. Management experience preferred. Work experience may NOT substitute for education requirement. If job is in The Kirklin Clinic (TKC): Currently licensed or eligible to be licensed as a Licensed Graduate Social Worker (LGSW) by the Alabama State Board of Social Work Examiners required. License must be obtained within six months of employment. If job is in UAB Hospital: Currently licensed as a Licensed Graduate Social Worker (LGSW) by the Alabama State Board of Social Work Examiners required. Licensed Certified Social Worker (LCSW) by the Alabama State Board of Social Work Examiners preferred. Accredited Care Manager (ACM) certification by the American Care Management Association must be obtained within six (6) months of hire. Certified in Basic Life Support (BLS) from the American Heart Association (AHA) is required or should be obtained within 30 days of employment. Depending on the unit/department, Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certification and/or Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) from the American Heart Association (AHA) may be required.