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Director of Social Services - (108982)

Universal Health Services
Atlanta, GA 30303
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Established in 1986, Anchor Hospital specializes in the treatment of behavioral health and addictive disease disorders for teens, adults and seniors. Our mental health facility in Atlanta, Georgia is located on a secluded, 55-acre campus, less than three miles from Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport and is accredited by the Joint Commission. Our continuum of services includes a 24/7 free, confidential psychiatric assessment by Georgia behavioral health professionals. Anchor Hospital is a proud supporter of the National Action Alliance on Suicide Prevention. We provide Georgia behavioral health education and resources to help improve the communities we serve.

The Director of Social Services at Anchor Hospital leads a group of full time, part time and PRN masters prepared case managers as they work to provide compassionate care to our patients. This position is responsible for the overall leadership of the department and is a member of the Hospital Management Team. The Director ensures proper staff assignments are made and follows through with team members to ensure all responsibilities are completed on a timely basis. All of our Social Workers are responsible for delivering quality care to our patients and ensuring their safety and continued care and improvement both while inpatient and as they plan for discharge.

The Director of Social Services will be responsible for completing a variety of duties and tasks including:

  • Developing and implementing programs and clinical services necessary to meet key mental health and substance abuse treatment needs of our patients as well as monitoring and evaluating clinical programs, utilizing the input and skills of the hospitals clinical management team.

  • Leading the Social Services staff to ensure effective utilization of department resources including the hiring, training and managing department employees.
  • Developing and implementing clinical policies and procedures pertaining to Social Services function which ensure program quality as well as high quality documentation of such work.

  • Encouraging and maintaining working relationship between Social Services and physicians, allied health professionals, patients families and referral sources.

Anchor Hospital offers full time employees a comprehensive benefits package including:

  • Health, Dental and Vision Plans
  • 28-days of Paid Time Off
  • 401k Retirement Plan with company match
  • Continuing Education Offerings
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Short Term and Long Term Disability
  • Life Insurance
  • Stock Purchase Plan

Universal Health Services (UHS): Healthcare Delivered with Compassion
At UHS, we are looking for exceptional people who share our vision and values, who share our focus on hard work, enthusiasm, teamwork, loyalty, trust and cooperation. We've embraced these traits and built a team of employees who consistently work to achieve the highest level of service excellence. People are our most valuable resource at UHS as we are committed to providing high quality acute care and behavioral health services to residents of the communities we serve. We are equally committed to offering our employees unlimited opportunity in an environment that encourages professional development.

One of the nations largest and most respected hospital companies, Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS) has built an impressive record of achievement and performance. Steadily growing from a startup to an esteemed Fortune 500 corporation, UHS today has annual revenue nearing $10 billion. In 2017, UHS was recognized as one of the Worlds Most Admired Companies by Fortune; ranked #276 on the Fortune 500, and listed #275 in Forbes inaugural ranking of Americas Top 500 Public Companies.

Our operating philosophy is as effective today as it was 40 years ago: Build or acquire high quality hospitals in rapidly growing markets, invest in the people and equipment needed to allow each facility to thrive, and become the leading healthcare provider in each community we serve.

Headquartered in King of Prussia, PA, UHS has more than 81,000 employees and through its subsidiaries operates more than 320 acute care hospitals, behavioral health facilities and ambulatory centers in the United States, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands and the United Kingdom.

UHS is a registered trademark of UHS of Delaware, Inc., the management company for Universal Health Services, Inc. and a wholly-owned subsidiary of Universal Health Services, Inc. Universal Health Services, Inc. is a holding company and operates through its subsidiaries including its management company, UHS of Delaware, Inc. All healthcare and management operations are conducted by subsidiaries of Universal Health Services, Inc. To the extent any reference to "UHS or UHS facilities" on this website including any statements, articles or other publications contained herein relates to our healthcare or management operations it is referring to Universal Health Services' subsidiaries including UHS of Delaware. Further, the terms "we," "us," "our" or "the company" in such context similarly refer to the operations of Universal Health Services' subsidiaries including UHS of Delaware. Any employment referenced in this website is not with Universal Health Services, Inc. but solely with one of its subsidiaries including but not limited to UHS of Delaware, Inc.

UHS is not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms for this employment opportunity. Please, no phone calls or emails. All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at UHS via-email, the Internet or in any form and/or method without a valid written search agreement in place for this position will be deemed the sole property of UHS. No fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by UHS as a result of the referral or through other means.

UHS is an Equal Opportunity Employer and as such, openly supports and fully commits to recruitment, selection, placement, promotion and compensation of all individuals without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

Job Requirements

A masters degree in social work (MSW) or a related is field is required as well as LCSW eligibility with full licensure preferred. Candidates should possess a minimum of 5 years case management experience with at least 3 years experience in a leadership role. Experience leading large teams of employees and planning for and implementing change will also help ensure your success in this highly visible role.


Posted: 2019-11-07 Expires: 2020-03-20

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