Job Details

Manager Care Coordination - LMSW

Job Number: 529210
Categories: Professional, Allied Health Professionals
Dallas, TX

Department: University Hospitals
Full/Part Time/PRN: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular


This position is security-sensitive and subject to Texas Education Code 51.215, which authorizes UT Southwestern to obtain criminal history record information


Salary Negotiable

Experience and Education

- Master¿s degree from an approved school of Social Work.- Six (6) years of social work experience with three (3) years of social work leadership preferred.- Current Texas social work license; Licensed Clinical Social Worker preferred.

Job Duties

1. Provides leadership in the development of processes/systems specifically for the following: coordination and supervision of work of professional social workers and care coordinators, planning, managing and evaluating care with patients and families, continuum of care planning with patients and families, and management of length of stay in coordination with care provider team.
2. Functions as a liaison with senior management to develop policies, procedures and organization of continuous performance improvement activities of the care coordination team. Coordinates and acts as a liaison for community resources. Assists team in negotiation of financial, medical and other human service programs for patients and families.
3. Assists in developing philosophy, goals and objectives for the department. Identifies and resolves barriers for implementation of such. Provides education and expert role modeling to social workers in clinical areas of expertise. Develops, implements and manages comprehensive orientation, in-service and training programs for social work to support the organizational objectives and in conjunction with the changes in the profession and other regulatory changes.
4. Advises care coordination team and social work personnel with respect to resolution of unusual or complex psychosocial problems.
5. Meets or exceeds financial goals and objectives of the department. Incorporates budget planning, monitoring, and evaluating individual cost center. Manages the fiscal operation of the unit/department to ensure utilization of staff and resources are being met in an efficient and cost effective manner.

**Other Duties: Performs other duties as assigned.

UT Southwestern Medical Center is committed to an educational and working environment that provides equal opportunity to all members of the University community. In accordance with federal and state law, the University prohibits unlawful discrimination, including harassment, on the basis of: race; color; religion; national origin; gender, including sexual harassment; age; disability; citizenship; and veteran status. In addition, it is UT Southwestern policy to prohibit discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression.

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