HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Manager Social Services in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

Supervises Social Service Specialist who provides services to patients and families within the hospital and clinics of OUMC/TCH. Assists in developing/implementing and maintaining departmental and hospital policies/procedures. Promotes cost effective outcomes and compliance with state and federal guidelines. Manages Social Service Specialist staffing to ensure coverage of services. Evaluates work performance and effectiveness of assigned staff. Ensures staff uses social work processes in accordance with social work standards of practice and patient care needs. Provides guidance and monitors staff to achieve appropriate outcomes for patients. Modifies care and coordinates follow-up as needed. Assists in determining staffing patterns for the department. Assists with interviews and hires staff. Supervises, counsels, coaches, guides, disciplines and assists with the evaluation of staff. Represents Social Services on assigned hospital committees. Compiles statistics and reports concerning areas of responsibilities. Acts as a resource to members of the health care team. Utilizes available information to evaluate the effectiveness of services provided in producing the desired patient outcomes and makes adjustments in care as indicated. Acts as a patient advocate for issues related to informed decision making, end of life care, realistic goal setting and appropriate resolution of ethical dilemmas.

*Education: *Master’s Degree in Social Work; or Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work or Sociology or Psychology. * * *Experience: *Four (4) years of experience as a Social Worker. * *One year supervisory experience preferred.

*Licensure: *Preferred Current license from Oklahoma State Board of Licensed Social Workers as a Social Worker.

Title: Manager Social Services

Location: Oklahoma-Oklahoma City-OU Medical Center

Requisition ID: 00322-24419