Medical Social Worker - Care Management; Casual; Varied hours

Position Summary:

Provides assessment and intervention to assist clients/families to improve social and economic difficulties with health and wellness through use of casework process and principles, strategies, and community resources. 

Responsibilities:

  1. Determines nature of client's situation by interviewing client; assessing medical, psychological, emotional, and social information; making on-site visits.
  2. Establishes course of action by exploring options; setting goals with client.
  3. Obtains assistance for client by referring him/her to community resources; arranging for appointment; establishing rapport with other agencies.
  4. Fosters client's action or adjusting by interpreting attitudes and patterns of behavior; explaining and pointing out new options.
  5. Performs individual  and/or family therapy, as indicated.
  6. Maintains Medical Record and department case documentation barriers to goal attainment , and client/family response to intervention.  Maintains appropriate casework statistics.
  7. Monitors planned actions by periodic follow-up.
  8. Maintains effective operations by following policies and procedures; participating in quality reviews; reporting needed changes.
  9. 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.
  10. Participates in interdisciplinary conferences and provides consultation for clinical staff.
  11. 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:
  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Masters degree in Social Work from accredited educational institution
  • State of Michigan license as a Licensed Master's Social Worker
Preferred:
  • Prior experience
  • BLS certification

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  1. Ability to manage patients with different types of personalities.
  2. Current knowledge of treatment theories, practices, and techniques per discipline.
  3. Demonstrated ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and policy and procedures manuals.
  4. Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variable in situations where only limited standardization.
  5. Knowledge and skill with common office software applications.
  6. Compliance with Code of Ethics and Guide for Professional Conduct.
  7. Ability wot work independently and provide sound judgment in interactions with the interdisciplinary team, patients, families, and payers.
  8. Must be able to act calmly and effectively in busy/stressful environment.

Position Information:

Department: Care Management

Status: Casual

Hours: Varied

# Positions: 1

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