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St. Joseph Health / Covenant Health Social Work Supervisor - Hospice in Santa Rosa, California

We are looking for a Social Work Supervisor for Sonoma Hospice at Providence St. Joseph Home Care Network.

Location: Santa Rosa, CA

Work Schedule: Full time - 80 Biweekly hours

Shift: 8 hour, Days

Job Summary:

Provides oversight and daily coordination of social work and chaplaincy services to hospice patients/family members. Supervises clinical work of social worker and chaplaincy staff, monitors adherence to industry standards of care and assures appropriate utilization of policies and procedures to assure quality of service to patients and families. Provides support and encouragement to social work and chaplaincy staff in working with dying patients and grieving families. Carries a social work caseload and serves as role model to other department staff.

Essential Functions:

  • Demonstrates leadership skills in facilitating IDT delivery of social work and chaplaincy care, care plan integrity and problem-solving.

  • Demonstrates ability to develop, organize and maintain systems to meet social work and chaplaincy department needs and to support IDT team needs.

  • Demonstrates ability to oversee productivity standard, coordinating staffing to assure quality care delivery and quality staff performance.

  • Demonstrates effective supervision skills, including support, delegation, problem-solving, organization, coordination, and time management.

  • Demonstrates competency in interviewing, hiring, training and evaluation of social work and chaplaincy employees.

  • Thoroughly understands and correctly utilizes hospice policies and procedures related to the critical issues of elder and dependent adult abuse/neglect, child abuse/neglect, threats of suicide/harm, domestic violence, confidentiality, and privilege.

  • Demonstrates understanding of and commitment to the hospice philosophy of team; contributes to a work environment that promotes mutual respect, participation, growth and effective use of employee talents.

  • Carries a social work case load and performs all aspects of the social work job effectively and as a role model to other staff.

  • Functions as a liaison between social work, chaplaincy, and the hospice management team.

Skills :

  • Skill in family counseling, psycho-social assessment and utilizing community and health care resources.

  • Skill in teamwork and communication.

Minimum Position Qualifications:

Education :

  • Master's Degree Social Work, Psychology or Counseling.

  • Ph.D. Social Work, Psychology or Counseling.

  • Coursework/Training - Training in family counseling and case management.

Experience : 1 year of experience in health care setting or related field.

License/Certification: L.C.S.W., M.F.T. or Licensed Clinical Psychologist.

St. Joseph Home Care Network (SJHCN) is a Home Health ministry of St. Joseph Health, serving three Northern California counties; Humboldt County, Napa County and Sonoma County. Our networks of compassionate, highly skilled employees are dedicated to putting the patient first to improve the health of individuals and families in our community. The Home Health caregivers assist in restoring a patient's optimal health and support the family by going into the home and ministering to the physical, psychological and spiritual needs of the patient and family members. Our home care services are a literal representation of reaching out to our community to care for our dear neighbors.

Company: St. Joseph Home Care Network

Category: Clinical Lead Supervisor/ Manager

Req ID: R331986