This position leads the social work and counseling services of Mary Washington Hospice, as well as being responsible for the coordination of professional relationships with area healthcare facilities and hospital referral sources. The Supervisor is responsible for coordinating psycho-social, spiritual and bereavement assessments, and overseeing the provision of such needed hospice and/or palliative care, in accordance with the interdisciplinary plan of care. The Supervisor will serve as a resource and point-of-contact for the hospice team, health system and community at large.
As an EOE/AA employer, the organization will not discriminate in its employment practices due to an applicant's race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, and veteran or disability status.
Essential Functions & Responsibilities:
Supervises the hospital liaison referral team, spiritual care staff, expressive therapists, and social work team for hospice and palliative care services.
Assigns work schedules and monitors productivity; provides input to Leadership regarding annual performance evaluations, disciplinary action, and performance coaching as required.
Assists identifying revisions to policies and procedures, partners with leadership and regulatory for review and implementation.
Provides training, orientation, supervision and evaluation of bereavement, spiritual care, social work, complementary therapy, clerical support staff, and hospital referral liaison team members.
Organizes and facilitates meetings, to include but not limited to monthly staff meetings, clinical debriefings, education competencies, and licensure performance requirements.
Participates in performance improvement activities and maintains professional competency by attending educational programs.
Maintains knowledge and oversight of documentation to ensure accuracy and compliance with all regulatory standards, serving as educational resource regarding palliative care and end-of-life issues.
Participates on committees, special projects and other duties as assigned by the Leadership; serves as Administrator on Call, per Agency process.
Other duties as assigned.
Education, Experience and Qualifications
Bachelor's degree in Counseling, Divinity or Social Work from accredited college or university.
Three years of professional counseling experience; preferably in a health care setting.
At least two (2) years supervisor/leadership experience.
License and/or Certifications
Valid Virginia driver's license with acceptable driving record in accordance with MWHC Driver's Policy