Lead Social Worker
ID: 7119723 (Ref.No. ej-3684257)
Posted: December 1, 2022
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled
Lead Social Worker
Augusta University is Georgia's innovation center for education and health care, training the next generation of innovators, leaders, and healthcare providers in classrooms and clinics on four campuses in Augusta and locations across the state. More than 9,000 students choose Augusta for educational opportunities at the center of Georgia's cybersecurity hub and experiential learning that blends arts and application, humanities, and the health sciences. Augusta is home to Georgia's only public academic health center, where groundbreaking research is creating a healthier, more prosperous Georgia, and world-class clinicians are bringing the medicine of tomorrow to patient care today.
Augusta University -
Our Health Sciences Campus:
1120 15th Street, Augusta, GA 30912
Our Summerville Campus:
2500 Walton Way, Augusta, GA 30904
The Director of Social Work assists in setting the vision of Integrated Behavioral Health and supporting the Complete Care Program in collaboration with the Nurse-Managed Health Center leadership team, while also working to coordinate and deliver effective mental health and social work services by providing therapeutic interventions to patients and providing supervision and oversight to interns, social workers, and behavioral health consultants. Responsibilities include: establishing policies, procedures, and protocols; developing and implementing integrated behavioral health strategic plan, and establishing relationships with public and private referral sources and community partners.
Responsible for collecting information from patients, families, and community agencies. Coordinate with the care team in the development, implementation, and evaluation of individual patient and family treatment plans. Gather information in regards to the specific community services available. To interview, assess and represent patients in order to meet their specific needs. To assess and assist with the acquisition of patient resources such as assistance with family services, child welfare, public health care and/or substance abuse management. Provide mental health services to patients and refer them to the PMHNP/Psychiatry as appropriate.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Administrative & Consultative
Referral & Care Process
Master's degree in social work with a minimum of three years' relevant experience in providing behavioral health services to pediatric, adolescent, adult, geriatric, and prenatal populations.
State license required; Licensed Master Social Worker (LMSW) or Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW)
Two years of previous management or supervisory experience.
Experiences in an integrated behavioral health and primary care setting.
Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities
Ability to maintain confidentiality
Excellent interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills
Proficient in Microsoft Office and other computer software/databases
Shift: Part-Time (0.8 FTE); Days; Monday - Friday (Work outside of normal business hours may be required)
Salary to be commensurate with qualifications of selected candidate within the established range (generally minimum-midpoint) of the position
Recruitment Period: Until Filled
Augusta University offers a variety of benefits to full-time benefits-eligible employees and some of our half-time (or more) employees.
Benefits that may be elected could include health insurance, dental insurance, life insurance, Teachers Retirement System (or Optional Requirement Retirement), as well as earned vacation time, sick leave, and 13 paid holidays.
Also, our full-time employees who have been employed with us successfully for more than 6 months can be considered for the Tuition Assistance Program. Consider applying with us today!
Conditions of Employment
All candidates are required to successfully pass a Background Check review prior to starting with Augusta University.
The primary work location for this position is within the Augusta University Medical Center or other Augusta University Health System Clinic Space and is subject to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services guidelines. The selected candidate will be required to provide proof of COVID vaccination or an approved exemption. Your application to this position confirms you are aware of this requirement and agree to provide proof of either COVID vaccination or our organization's approval of a medical or religious exemption.
All employees are responsible for ensuring the confidentiality, availability, and integrity of sensitive [patient, student, employee, financial, business, etc.] information by exercising sound judgment and adhering to cybersecurity and privacy policies during the course of their employment and beyond.
This position is also responsible for promoting a customer-friendly environment, and providing superior service to our patients, students, faculty, and employees. “Augusta University is a patient-and-family-centered care institution, where employees partner everyday with patients and families for success.”
Augusta University is a tobacco free environment and the use of any tobacco products on any part of the campus, both inside and outside, is strictly prohibited.
Equal Employment Opportunity
Augusta University is proud to be an equal opportunity employer welcoming applicants from underrepresented groups, including individuals with disabilities and veterans.
How To Apply
Consider applying with us today! https://www.augusta.edu/hr/jobs/
Select University Faculty & Staff > External Applicants if you are a candidate from outside the university
Select University Faculty & Staff > Internal Applicants if you are a current university employee
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