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Director of Social Work- Inpatient Psychiatry
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Department of Social Services (MSH) - Req Number: 2312166
Job Title: Director – Inpatient Psychiatry
Provide clinical supervision to social workers serving adults and children with serious/chronic mental illness.
Collaborate with Psychiatry leadership to meet all regulatory and quality metrics and to monitor and evaluate services and programs and to develop new programs as indicated.
Develop and implement effective orientation programs for staff and graduate interns; identify ongoing educational needs and assist in creation of staff development programs in accordance.
Advanced knowledge of social work theory and practice, including significant work with adults with serious/chronic mental illness in multiple behavioral health settings, including inpatient, and in the clinical supervision of social workers in those settings.
Significant program development and implementation skills, including the ability to assess quality and productivity and make programmatic modifications as indicated.
Experience treating patients with serious/chronic mental illness. Knowledge of and experience using evidence-based practices in treatment of mental illness. Knowledge of community resources for adults with serious and persistent mental illness. Knowledge of documentation requirements for the New York State Office of Mental Health (OMH), Joint Commission on the Accreditation of Hospitals (JCAHO), the New York City Department of Health (NYCDOH), and health insurance regulatory mandates.
Demonstrated interpersonal, collaborative, communication, presentation, and leadership skills to represent effectively Department to various Mount Sinai Hospital senior leadership, community agencies, and funders. Ability to provide exceptional clinical and administrative supervision and leadership for social workers in a key institutional program. Exceptional skills in engaging and assessing patients and families and in coordinating of resources within families and hospital and community networks for effective management of patient care.