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DATE:2/3/14
STATUS:Regular, Part Time
SALARY RANGE:$19,405.75 - $25,220.38
TITLE:SOCIAL WORKER - HEALTH
GRADE:21
DEPARTMENT:Public Health
LOCATION:555 Towner
UNION AFFILIATION: --select one--
JOB SUMMARY
Under the supervision of a higher classified employee, the Social Worker is responsible for making assessments, developing and implementing care plans, and evaluating appropriate records to assess potential need for social worker services.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES
Essential Duties:

  • Provides client assessment of psycho/social needs in a clinic, office or home visit setting on receipt of referral for services.
  • Develops individual care plans within the context of the family environment which may include family members, significant others, supports and non-supports. Works with members of the project staff to manage care and coordinate with appropriate medical providers, outreach staff and community agencies involved in delivering accessible services. Documents services given.
  • Works closely with the Department of Social Services to assure client has completed necessary steps for all entitlement programs if appropriate.
  • Facilitates communication between the client and professional/paraprofessional staff, medical care providers and community contacts.
  • Functions as a client advocate.
  • Maintains timely documentation, including care plans and service statistics.
  • Develops and maintains working relationships with area resource agencies.
  • Works with and provides consultation to project team and other Health Division staff.
  • Assists with staff training.
  • Cooperates with other staff in the review and evaluation of services.
  • Performs related duties as assigned.
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all job duties performed by personnel so classified.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS
  • Duties require sufficient mobility to work in a normal office setting and use standard office equipment including a computer, vision to read printed materials and a VDT screen and hearing and speech sufficient to communicate in person or over the telephone.
These requirements may be accommodated for otherwise qualified individuals requiring and requesting such accommodations.
EDUCATION
  • Possession of a Master's degree in Social Work and qualified for state certification.
EXPERIENCE
  • Two (2) years of experience in providing services to families.
NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS
  • Possession of a valid Michigan vehicle operator's license.
  • Availability of automobile, van, or truck.

FILING DEADLINE: 2/18/14

CONTROL NUMBER: 1402-641-2110-0155

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