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Manager, BH Social Services (LCSW)

Pensacola, FL, United States


SHIFT: Days (rotating weekends)

SCHEDULE: Full-time

West Florida Healthcare proudly provides market-leading quality outcomes performance. West Florida Healthcare is also recognized as the area’s first Accredited Chest Pain Center with PCI, the area’s first Breast Imaging Center of Excellence, and the area’s only Certified Atrial Fibrillation Program. West Florida Healthcare has also been designated as an Advanced Primary Stroke Center and has been named as a “Key Performer on Quality Measures” by The Joint Commission for four years in a row. The West Florida Healthcare campus includes the area’s only comprehensive, CARF-accredited physical rehabilitation hospital, a mental health facility, and a cancer center

Affiliated with HCA, the nation’s leading provider of healthcare, West Florida Healthcare meets the community’s healthcare needs in major services such as oncologyorthopedicscardiology, cardiovascular surgery, robotic-assisted surgery, critical care, neurology/neurosurgeryemergency careurologybehavioral health, gastroenterology, obstetrics, pulmonary, and rehabilitative medicine.


Job Summary: 

The Manager of Behavioral Health Social Services is responsible for the efficient and effective operation of the Behavioral Health departments by ensuring the coordination of services provided to patients through supervision, management, and direct provision of patient care services in all areas. (Behavioral Health Inpatient Social Services, Activity Therapy, Intake, and Outpatient PHP/IOP services.)  Plans, organizes, directs, defines and coordinates clinical services necessary to meet the legal, organizational, medical staff and regulatory agencies guidelines.


Essential Functions (including, but not limited to): 

  • Participates in the recruitment, hiring, and corrective action process of professional and non-professional employees.
  • Provides for orientation and continuing education for all employees, with a focus on department/discipline-specific knowledge and skills required for competent performance of position responsibilities.
  • Provides supervision for the practice of social work for all social work functions
  • Responsible for Program and group curriculum, group schedules and group education for all non-therapeutic group facilitation
  • In collaboration with the Behavioral Health Program Director, plans, directs, and supervises all technical aspects of the Program related to services, offerings and implementation of educational programs.
  • Prepares reports and statistical surveys for the facility and company as requested.
  • Maintains clinical skills by continuing to provide patient care as census dictates and administrative duties allow.
  • Active participation in the planning and execution of treatment regimes.


  • Master’s Degree in Social Work (MSW) required
  • Florida Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) license required
  • BLS-American Heart Association BLS Provider issued card required
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience with psychiatric clients required
  • Experience in psychiatric outpatient setting preferred
  • Experience in management required
  • Scope of practice must include ability to independently conduct clinical and psychosocial assessments (required)


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West Florida Hospital
Facility: West Florida Hospital
Job ID: 00060-7928
Category: Directors and Managers
Contract: Days (rotating weekends)
Shift: Full-time
Job Class: Regular

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