Job Description

Social Worker MSW

Description

The Social Worker MSW provides assessment and intervention to assist clients/families to improve social and economic difficulties interfering with health and wellness through use of casework process and principles, strategies, and community resources.

Responsibilities:

  • Determines nature of client's situation by interviewing client; assessing medical, psychological, emotional, and social information; making on-site visits.

  • Establishes course of action by exploring options; setting goals with client.

  • Obtains assistance for client by referring him/her to community resources; arranging for appointments; establishing rapport with other agencies.

  • Fosters client's action or adjustment by interpreting attitudes and patterns of behavior; explaining and pointing out new options.

  • Performs individual and/or family therapy, as indicated.

  • Maintains Medical Record and department case documentation barriers to goal attainment, and client/family response to intervention. Maintains appropriate casework statistics.

  • Maintains effective operations by following policies and procedures; participating in quality reviews; reporting needed changes.

  • Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies. May develop and conduct in-service training programs.

  • Complies with federal, state, and local legal and certification requirements by studying existing and new legislation; anticipating future legislation; enforcing adherence to requirements; advising management on needed actions.

Qualifications

Required:

  • Masters degree in Social Work from accredited educational institution.

  • State of Michigan licensure as a Licensed Master's Social Worker (LMSW).

Preferred:

  • Prior experience preferred.

  • Basic Life Support (BLS) certification as a Healthcare Provider by the American Heart Association or equivalent through the Military Training network (MTN).

Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans.

Nicotine Testing - To provide a safe, healthy environment for our patients, employees and visitors, as of February 1, 2013 McLaren no longer hires individuals who use nicotine and will conduct nicotine testing during the pre-employment process. If the test is positive the offer will be rescinded. Individuals who test positive may re-apply for employment after six months.

Job: Health Professional

Primary Location: Michigan-Petoskey-McLaren Northern Michigan

Organization NRT10-McLaren Northern MI-Hospital

Employee Status Regular

Shift Day Job

Job Type Standard

Schedule Full-time

Req ID: 21001619

Company Info

Company Name
McLaren Health Care
Zip/Post Code
49770
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