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Social Worker Supervisor

Work Schedule/Days:  Day / Monday - Friday
Employment Type:  Full-Time
Location:  Hughes Spalding 
Requisition #:  68444


MANDATORY COVID-19 VACCINATION: In accordance with Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) rules, Children's requires all employees to be fully vaccinated or receive an approved exemption.


Provides system leadership and supervision to the Social Work department, including oversight and coordination of services to ensure consistency with Children's Healthcare of Atlanta's mission and vision. Proactively supports efforts that ensure delivery of safe patient care and services and promote a safe environment at Children's Healthcare of Atlanta.


  • Master’s degree in social work from an accredited graduate school


  • Georgia Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW)


  • Five years of experience in postgraduate social work
  • Three years of experience in a pediatric medical setting
  • Two years of experience in supervision


  • Experience in leadership


  • Must be able to successfully pass the Basic Windows Skill Assessment at 80% or higher rating within 30 days of employment
  • Ability to work as part of interdisciplinary team
  • Knowledge of age-appropriate treatment and practice
  • Strong organizational and analytical skills


1. Coordinates the ongoing process of social work service delivery to patients and families, incorporating age-related and developmental-specific requirements.
2. Demonstrates fiscal responsibility and accountability by overseeing budget preparation and monthly budget oversight for cost center and donor funds.
3. Manages the performance and utilization of staff for effective and efficient services.
4. Participates in the performance improvement process for the department, including responsibility for accreditation readiness.
5. Supervises and coordinates social work student education. 
6. Participates in professional development activities for direct and indirect reports.
7. Manages daily operations of the Social Work program for the system.


Safety: Practices proper safety techniques in accordance with hospital and departmental policies and procedures. Responsible for the reporting of employee/patient/visitor injuries or accidents, or other safety issues to the supervisor and in the occurrence notification system.


Compliance: Monitors and ensures compliance with all regulatory requirements, organizational standards, and policies and procedures related to area of responsibility. Identifies potential risk areas within area of responsibility and supports problem resolution process. Maintains records of compliance activities and reports compliance activities to the Compliance Office.


The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by people assigned to this classification.  They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all job duties performed by the personnel so classified.


Ability to lift up to 40 lbs independently and greater than 40 lbs with assistance
Bending/Stooping - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)
Climbing - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)
Hearing/Speaking - Effective communication with patients, staff and visitors
Lifting - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)
Pushing/Pulling - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)
Sitting - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)
Standing - Constantly (activity or condition exists 2/3 or more of time)
Walking - Constantly (activity or condition exists 2/3 or more of time)


Some potential for exposure to blood and body fluids


About Us:

Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta has been 100 percent committed to kids for more than 100 years. A not-for-profit organization, Children’s is dedicated to making kids better today and healthier tomorrow.

With 3 hospitals, 20 neighborhood locations and a total of 673 beds, Children’s is the largest healthcare provider for children in Georgia and one of the largest pediatric clinical care providers in the country. Children’s offers access to more than 60 pediatric specialties and programs and is ranked among the top children’s hospitals in the country by U.S. News & World Report.

Children’s has been recognized as a Fortune 100 Best Place to Work, a Best Place for Working Mothers, and as a top employer for diversity and millennials.  We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefit package that supports our mission, vision and values.  We are proud to offer an array of programs and services to our employees that have distinguished us as a best place to work in the country.  Connect to our mission of making kids better today and healthier tomorrow. 

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Address:  35 Jesse Hill Jr. Drive, SE, Atlanta, GA  30303
Function:  Family Support Services - Family Support Services

Nearest Major Market: Atlanta

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