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Brenner FIT Counselor & Coordinator | Brenner Children's Hospital

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FLSA Status: Exempt

JOB SUMMARY: The Brenner FIT Clinical Social Worker and Program Manager provides support and guidance with family behavior change in a clinic setting as well as managing grants, budgets and programs. In clinic, this position assesses needs and strengths of families, identifies needed community services, refers patients to the appropriate services, leads classes, and collaborates with the multi-disciplinary team to promote change in behavior. The program manager part of the job implements grant commitments, manages grant budgets, writes grant reports and supervises staff in Brenner FIT programs.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:

  1. Master's degree in Social Work from a school accredited by the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE)
  2. Five years of clinical social work experience, health care setting preferred
  3. Bilingual in Spanish preferred

REPORTS TO: Associate Director, Brenner FIT

LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION, and/or REGISTRATION: Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) by the North Carolina Social Work Certification and Licensure Board

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:  (Please list 10-12 accountabilities with no bullet points)

  1. Completes psychosocial assessment in accordance with departmental and professional standards to assesses patient’s and family’s psychosocial risk factors through evaluation of mental health needs, family support and needs of family regarding behavior change process.
  2. Contributes to Brenner FIT team effectiveness and operations.
  3. Promotes individual professional growth and development by meeting requirements for mandatory/continuing education, skills competency, supports department-based goals which contribute to the success of the organization; serves as preceptor, mentor, and resource to less experienced staff or interns.
    1. Serving or leading team committees and work groups to improve operations.
    2. Initiating plans and procedures to enhance department effectiveness, financial support, or additional services
  1. Provide and manage budgetary control of the program; compile and prepare financial progress reports. Direct the development of administrative documents, manuals, records and reports relevant to the collaborative.
  2. Responsible for evaluating programs and monitoring program outreach through the annual report and monthly activity report.
  3. Leads classes and presentations related to parenting topics, feeding dynamics, mindfulness and other topics.
  4. Creates written material and social media for Brenner FIT programs including articles, posts, and curriculum.
  1. Contributes to the interdisciplinary team functioning by collaborating with and/or educating care managers, health educators, physicians and other health professionals.
  2. Develops professionally.
    1. Maintaining current memberships in related professional organizations.
    2. Attending professional development/continuing education programs identified in personal development plans.
    3. Receiving supervision/consultation to enhance professional effectiveness.
    4. Initiating cooperative working relationships with other community professionals and disciplines.
    5. Adding new skills/licensure/certifications to enhance professional functioning.
  3. Documents according to Departmental standards
  4. Facilitates a positive work environment.
  5. Provides appropriate age-specific care to clients and visitors.
    1. Demonstrating knowledge and skills to provide assessment and care appropriate to the age of clients.
    2. Interpreting age-specific responses to treatment/activity.
  6. Communicates information that is understood by client and family.
  7. Adheres to professional, Departmental and medical center standards.
  8. Supervise staff.

SKILLS & QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Demonstrates ability to work in fast-paced environment with multiple interruptions.
  • Embraces change in rapidly changing health care environment.
  • Strong interview, assessment, organizational and problem solving skills
  • Ability to identify appropriate community resources
  • Ability to work collaboratively with patients, families, multidisciplinary team and community agencies to achieve desired patient outcomes
  • Excellent interpersonal communication and negotiation skills
  • Strong analytical and computer skills, including use of electronic medical records. 
  • Ability to work independently as well as to develop collaborative relationships
  • Ability to analyze, develop and manage change
  • Ability to work with people of all social, economic, and cultural backgrounds

WORK ENVIRONMENT:  shared, comfortable office with primarily daytime hours and some evenings

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

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To apply:

Go to our website, wakehealth.edu

  1. Scroll to the bottom, click “Careers”
  2. Select “Job Opportunities”
  3. Select “Nursing and Staff Jobs”
  4. In the search field, type in the job ID 37968, the title will be Brenner FIT Counselor & Coordinator - Brenner Children's Hospital