The Social Work Manager is responsible for upholding excellence in the delivery of social work in our Doernbecher Children\u2019s Hospital inpatient and outpatient areas and Mother/Baby unit for OHSU Healthcare. This position reports centrally to the Division Director of Care Management Department and includes 24-hour operational coverage. S/he is accountable for the administrative, leadership and strategic functions of the social work team in those areas. The Social Work Manager partners with interdisciplinary leadership and care teams to ensure the delivery of safe and quality patient care in compliance with clinical policies/procedures and regulatory requirements. The Social Work Manager leads others to create a trauma-informed environment that supports a safe, knowledgeable, productive, and engaged staff.
The Social Work Manager\u2019s decisions and actions are based upon the ethical principles as outlined by the National Association of Social Workers. S/he practices in adherence with the Oregon Board of Social Work Licensure.
As the state's only health and research university, OHSU brings together patient care, research, education of the next generation of health care providers and scientists and community service to improve the health and well-being of all Oregonians.The university is a conduit for learning for more than 2,800 students, providing training to interns, residents and fellows in postgraduate medical and research. It is the only place in Oregon that grants doctoral degrees in medicine, dentistry and nursing. OHSU cares for more than 251,000 patients each year from around the region and takes a leadership role in contributing to solutions involving the health of the state and the nation, such as health care access and transparency, ethics and workforce shortage. Beyond providing critical health care services, quality education and cutting-edge research, OHSU also is a key economic and social force in the Northwest. With an annual operating budget of $2.06 billion and more than 14,000 employees, OHSU is Portland?s largest employer. Its size contributes to its ability to provide... many services and community support activities not found anywhere else in Oregon. For more information visit http://www.ohsu.edu/xd/about/index.cfm