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Bilingual Social Worker/ Supervisor

Acacia Network


About us:

We are the largest Hispanic non-profit organization in New York, and the second-largest Hispanic non-profit in the country. We’ve been servicing communities since 1969, and we’ve helped thousands and thousands of people with healthcare, substance abuse treatment, home and hospice care, affordable housing, and more. Each year, we care for more than 181,000 children and 118,000 adults. That’s an average of about 3,200 families. And by hiring talented individuals like you, we’ve been able to expand quickly, with offices in Albany, Buffalo, Orlando, and Puerto Rico.

Position Summary:

The Social Worker Supervisor (Clinical Supervisor) is responsible to oversee the clinical department, ensuring compliance with policies and procedures, fiscal management, monitoring and benchmarking, managing the intake process, and overseeing the coordination of all aspect of the clinical department in general.

Maintain compliance with department protocols and overall program objectives
Provide guidance, support, and supervision to the clinical team
Determine and develop approaches to documentation, management of assignments and processes
Review documents for accuracy, completeness, and adherence to all regulations and procedures
Trains the clinical team on change processes fostering compliance
Solve a broad range of related problems of varying scope and complexity
Coordinate periodic review and revision of procedures
Support the department’s regulatory audits, through preparation and presentation of required documentation
Maintain document control system including archiving records according to the records retention policy
Conduct mental health status determination during admission/orientation phase and at other appropriate times during the treatment phases
Provide supervision for all cases requiring social worker level involvement by managed care or other referrals agencies
Manage the training department to ensure proper and timely trainings are carried-out monthly for staff professional development
Develop and maintain referral linkages with outside agencies and organizations to meet the needs of program clients
Collaborates with all other departments to support the clinical department’s objectives
Lead the multidisciplinary treatment team in case conferences
Tasks may be modified, expanded, and/or assigned over time as needed
Occasional work outside of standard work hours or on weekends
Occasional trips to the community
Almost always: Fingering, extended sitting, ( remaining seated without being able to stand for long periods of time),
Seldom: Bending, climbing, kneeling, lifting, reaching, extended standing (requires standing without being able to sit for long periods of time), extended walking (requires walking without being able to stop or rest for long periods of time)
Sedentary work (equivalent to lifting approximately 10 pounds with occasional lifting and/or carrying of small objects. A minimal amount of walking or standing may be required)
Here’s what we can offer you.

You’d be making a difference in people’s lives, and we want to make a difference in yours. That’s why we offer perks like:
A generous compensation package, to attract (and keep) top talent like you.
Great health, disability, and life insurance plans, to handle any of life’s unexpected curveballs.
Generous paid time off, so you can recharge your batteries with friends and family.
A pension plan, to help secure your financial future.
As a leader in the field of substance abuse services, Acacia Network promotes a drug free workplace policy.

Acacia Network is an equal opportunity employer that celebrates diversity.

No employment services or agencies need respond.


Master of Social Work from an accredited institution

Valid New York State LMSW/LCSW license

At least 3 years of relevant work experience with supervisory practice

Previous relevant experience in delivering social services in the substance abuse field and residential settings

Knowledge of regulatory body policies, procedures, and protocols

Ability to deal with sensitive issues with diplomacy and discretion

Ability to use business acumen to exercise good judgment and decision-making

Experience working with Microsoft Office

Experience using electronic records to include STARS and Awards/Foothold

Bilingual Spanish/English, preferred

Excellent interpersonal skills and able to communicate both verbally and in written form.

Must be able to multi task with strong organization sills


Commitment to cultural diversity and sensitivity

Ability to maintain a professional demeanor under pressure and operate with a keen sense of urgency and commitment to quality.




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Job Id: 1287

Posted on 10/04/17; CVMHA ID #11458