Manager, Social Work

Position: Manager, Social Work

Job ID: 149326

Location: US-TX-Houston

Department: Clinical Planning & Fin Mgmt

Talent Area: Social Worker

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Shift: 8am-5pm

About Texas Children's Hospital

Since 1954, Texas Children’s has been leading the charge in patient care, education and research to accelerate health care for children and women around the world. When you love what you do, it truly shows in the smiles of our patient families, employees and our numerous accolades such as being consistently ranked as the best children’s hospital in Texas, and among the top in the nation by U.S.News & World Report as well as recognition from Houston Business Journal as one of this city’s Best Places to Work for ten consecutive years.   Texas Children’s comprehensive health care network includes our primary hospital in the Texas Medical Center with expertise in over 40 pediatric subspecialties; the Jan and Dan Duncan Neurological Research Institute (NRI); the Feigin Center for pediatric research; Texas Children’s Pavilion for Women, a comprehensive obstetrics/gynecology facility focusing on high-risk births; Texas Children’s Hospital West Campus, a community hospital in suburban West Houston; and Texas Children’s Hospital The Woodlands, a second community hospital opening in 2017. We have also created the nation’s first HMO for children, established the largest pediatric primary care network in the country and a global health program that is channeling care to children and women all over the world. Texas Children’s Hospital is also academically affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine, one of the largest, most diverse and successful pediatric programs in the nation.   To join our community of 13,000 dedicated team members, visit for career opportunities. You can also learn more about our amazing culture at


We are searching for a Social Worker Manager– someone who works well in a fast-paced setting. In this position, you’ll provide accountability for the clinical, operational, and human resources activities of the Social Work Department. Lastly, you will ensure compliance and accountability of all functions and services within the Social Work Department.


Think you’ve got what it takes?

Responsibilities :

  • Ensures clinical quality and optimizes support of the psychosocial needs of the patient family within a family-centered care environment
  • Demonstrates effective communication skills inter-and intra-departmentally and works to eliminate communication barriers
  • Serves as a liaison between physicians, families, nursing staff and ancillary departments
  • Coaches and develops direct reports to ensure the delivery of high quality patient care in a safe environment
  • Ensures the staffing needs of the department are adequately met. Supports staff in the development of their schedules and monitors staffing needs
  • Participates in the decision making process for hiring new employees
  • Demonstrates fiscal accountability and effectively manages budget and resources while ensuring the department achieves patient care goals
  • Advocates for department goals and integrates in alignment with organizational priorities
  • Communicates the IDS strategic plan to staff


  • Master's Degree in Social Work
  • LMSW - Licensed Master Social Worker from the state of Texas
  • 3 years of operational experience in a hospital setting

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