Posting: wayne health cares
September 1, 2021
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Provide patient biopsychosocial intake assessments, diagnoses
Develop individual treatment plans or interventions with patients; modify treatment plans to comply with changes in patients’ status
Collaborate with other professionals to evaluate patients' health conditions and needs; review treatment plans with applicable health care providers
Monitor, evaluate and record patient progress in the electronic medical record
Facilitate referrals for assistance with medications, finances, housing, education, transportation, food and clothing, legal issues (guardianship, durable power of attorney, etc.)
Liaise with community agencies to advocate for patients’ needs and community resources
Establish and maintain productive working relationships with people inside and outside the department and/or practice
Other duties as may be assigned
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties.
Education and/or Experience:
Master's degree from an educational program accredited by the Council on Social Work Education
Michigan Limited LMSW License required or LMSW License preferred.
2 years post-graduate clinical experience with 1 year in a managed care population preferred.
Knowledge of principles, methods and procedures for diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation of physical and mental dysfunctions
Skills and Abilities Required:
Skills in medication assessment
Skills in interviewing and eliciting information and cooperation from patients
Good written and verbal communication skills to convey and receive information effectively (face-to-face, telephone and electronic)
Good analytical and judgment skills
Ability to use computer software programs and systems
Ability to maintain confidentiality regarding patients, personnel and/or financial data
Excellent organizational skills to work independently, prioritize, handle multiple tasks and manage time
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.
Operate in a hospital, medical center or clinic setting
Routinely use standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers and fax machines
The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate
Hours and days to be determined by the business needs of the department
May require on-call duty and the ability to work outside of scheduled work hours when the need arises
Please apply on our website at waynehealthcares.org