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Social Work Manager

Company: Bienvivir All-Inclusive Senior Health
Location: El Paso
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:

GENERAL DESCRIPTION: Under the direct supervision of the PACE Center Director, the Social Work Manager has supervisory responsibilities over the Social Work departments at all centers. The Social Work Manager will ensure that all Social Work department service delivery functions and services are provided in adherence to and compliance with all applicable Federal and State regulations and requirements governing PACE and in accordance with Bienvivir policies and procedures. QUALIFICATIONS / REQUIREMENTS: Graduate from an accredited university with a Master's Degree in Social Work. Have licensure by the Texas State Board of Social Work Examiners. Five (5) years of direct service experience in a Social Work setting. Three to Five (3-5) years of supervisory experience required. At least one (1) year of experience working with an elderly population. Have strong computer skills with the ability to utilize Microsoft Office software applications. Have strong communication and conflict resolution skills. Be able to promote a team work environment. Have strong organization and time management skills. Be bilingual English/Spanish. Be able to lift up to 30 pounds. Be able to prioritize work to fulfill the mission of the Organization. Job Requirements:RESPONSIBILITIES: Supervise all Social Workers and staff assigned to the Social Work departments of all -centers in accordance with their specific job description. Monitor and assess the individual and collective performance of Social Work department -personnel to determine compliance with social work standards of performance, with -Bienvivir Social Work department policies and procedures, and with Federal and State -regulations. In particular, the Social Work Manager will ensure optimum communication -and coordination with the Interdisciplinary Team in the development and implementation -of comprehensive and individualized participant care plans that represent the PACE -approach and philosophy. In coordination with the QAPI Coordinator and PACE Center Directors, develop -measureable quality improvement goals and objectives with accompanying performance -tracking methodologies. Perform probationary and annual evaluations of all Social Work department personnel and -provide individual guidance and mentoring for improvement of performance. Also -responsible for new employee orientation checklists as well as disciplinary action forms as -required. As a leader and manager, serve as a mentor and be accessible for consultation and guidance -to department personnel requesting assistance with challenging cases as they relate to social -services. Develop, review and/or modify department policies and procedures to reflect the spirit and -intent of the philosophy of PACE/Bienvivir and to conform to all Federal and State -regulations and requirements. - Ensure optimum coordination and communication with hospital and placement facilities -case management/social work departments to ensure appropriate transition to and from -facilities. Work with IDT members to ensure Social Workers complete assessments and -comprehensive Plans of Care by scheduled deadlines and in the manner dictated by -regulatory standards. Play an integral part in IDT meetings when in attendance to ensure Social Work personnel -report on participant conditions (or change of condition), work with the Team to -develop/update Plans of Care, and communicate any participant and/or family requests, -comments, or concerns. Participate with assigned participant Social Worker and other IDT personnel in all Appeals -Hearings and serve as lead presenter, historian and participant advocate during these -hearings. Responsible for researching and making recommendations to Senior Management for -training opportunities that will expand and complement department personnel skill sets, as -well as any education programs that may be of value to Bienvivir participants and/or -participant families. Social Work Manager will be responsible for scheduling and -coordinating these training sessions once approved. Ensure department personnel are current with all licensure, CEU, and Human Resource -requirements as prescribed by Bienvivir policy and regulatory standards. Conduct periodic department electronic medical record audits to ensure medical record -integrity, documentation completion and accuracy, and institute any corrective action -measures should deficiencies be found. Participate in any organization committees/work groups as assigned by Management to -ensure Social Work representation. Participate in organization's annual budgetary planning. Responsible for ensuring -department is functioning within budget parameters and personnel are exercising fiscal -responsibility while fulfilling their job responsibilities. Responsible for department staffing to include the management of PTO schedules and any -long-term absences due to medical leave, ensuring there is adequate personnel coverage at -all times and that Time Force is verified and submitted to Payroll Department by scheduled -deadline. Social Work Manager will develop an On-Call Calendar, oversee and assign personnel to -the on-call schedule ensuring the responsibilities of this duty are performed per standard. Social Work Manager will be expected to be available to their personnel for consultation at -all times. Work with the Compliance department and PACE Center Directors to address any grievance -or incident report investigations as assigned. This position is responsible for overseeing appropriate and coordinated discharge planning -that meets the needs of the participant. Participate in Annual Memorial Committee. Responsible for facilitating Annual Social Work Skills Fair for Social Work department in -an effort to standardize operations, ensure competencies are up to date, and train personnel. The Social Work Manager will monitor and assess the individual and collective -performance of the Social Work department personnel on a weekly basis in the Care -Planning Meetings to determine compliance with social work standards of performance. Work with State MEPD to coordinate annual financial recertification of participants; -assisting participants/families through the recertification process. Responsible and accountable for the development of competency, skills, and ethical -practice. Implement policies that enable the Social Work department to provide effective services. May need to conduct home visits. During these visits, possible work condition exposure to -but not limited to, unsanitary/poor living settings, pets, and participants with behavioral or -psychological health conditions. All other duties as assigned by the PACE Center Director and Senior Management.

Keywords: Bienvivir All-Inclusive Senior Health, El Paso , Social Work Manager, Executive , El Paso, Texas

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