Manager-Social Work

at Acadia Healthcare in Barling, Arkansas, United States

Job Description


The Manager of Social Work Services position provides leadership and management of the social services needs of the mentally ill. As a Manager of Social Services, you will have the opportunity to do the best work of your career while providing a valuable service to individuals in need, their families, and their caregivers. If you are an experienced clinician with an LCSW or LMSW, have an interest in working with an interdisciplinary team in a behavioral healthcare setting, this is the opportunity for you.


+ Medical, dental and vision insurance

+ Basic Life and Accidental Death and Dismemberment (AD&D) coverage

+ Short-Term and Long-Term Disability

+ Prescription drug coverage

+ Acadia Healthcare 401(k) plan

+ Tuition Reimbursement

+ Employee Assistance Program (EAP)


+ Complete monthly chart audits to monitor compliance with regulatory standards and submit data for Performance Improvement report. Work with the Director of Clinical Services to develop action plans and staff training for areas of deficiency (A minimum of 12 documented clinically relevant trainings per year)

+ Assist with filing Court Committals and attending hearings

+ Manage Valley Behavioral Health’s Intern program and work with the Director of Clinical Services to provide supervision and review of student intern progress toward earning goals

+ Assist the Director of Clinical Services with review and revision of department policies on an annual basis and as needed

+ Review Psychosocial Assessments for accuracy and completeness, co-sign in a timely manner when completed by unlicensed staff

+ Monitor and maintain Compliance with timely completion of documentation

+ Oversee compliance with Mindyra outcome measures and patient satisfaction survey completion: report compliance and plans for improvement in monthly Quality meetings

+ Review and analyze clinical and operational performance results. Develop plans for improvement as needed.

+ Provide staff management to including hiring, development, training, performance management and communication to ensure effective and efficient department operation.

+ Develop and implement behavioral health processes, procedures and policies across programs.

+ Participate in daily, weekly, monthly and annual planning and reporting processes as appropriate.

+ Support compliance by adherence to accreditation standards as well as standards of funding agencies and licensing boards.

+ Demonstrate a positive, empathetic and professional attitude towards customers always. When patient needs are not met, acknowledge and work to resolve complaints. Recognize that patient safety is a top priority.


+ Master’s degree in Social Work required.

+ Two or more years’ experience working with the population of the facility required.

+ Two or more years of previous supervisory experience preferred.


+ Licensed Social Worker required




+ Problem Solving: Intermediate

+ Planning & Organizing: Intermediate

+ Communication: Intermediate



+ Detail Oriented: Capable of carrying out a given task with all details necessary to get the task done well

+ Dedicated: Devoted to a task or purpose with loyalty or integrity

+ Team Player: Works well as a member of a group



+ Flexibility: Inspired to perform well when granted the ability to set your own schedule and goals

+ Self-Starter: Inspired to perform without outside help

+ Ability to Make an Impact: Inspired to perform well by the ability to contribute to the success of a project or the organization

Licenses & Certifications


+ Lic Master’s Social Wkr

+ Lic Clin Social Wkr



+ 2 years: Previous supervisory experience


+ 2 years: Previous behavioral health experience preferred

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or © consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35©

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Job Posting: JC193681762

Posted On: Oct 01, 2021

Updated On: Nov 17, 2021