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.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND 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.
Masters degree in Social Work from accredited educational institution.
State of Michigan licensure as a Licensed Master’s Social Worker (LMSW).
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).
Job: Health Professional
Primary Location: Michigan-Petoskey-McLaren Northern Michigan
Organization McLaren Northern Michigan
Employee Status Regular
Shift Day Job
Job Type Standard
Job Posting Feb 15, 2019, 4:24:59 PM
Req ID: 19002016
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