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Rehab Social Worker I

Company: Hope Network
Location: East Lansing
Posted on: June 17, 2022

Job Description:

About Us: Hope Network Neuro Rehabilitation serves individuals who have sustained a brain or spinal cord injury caused by auto accidents, falls, gunshot wounds, assaults and more. Hope Network Neuro Rehabilitation focuses on re-establishing work, home and other life activities through intensive rehabilitation programs proven to increase participation and independence after an injury. Overview: The overall purpose of Rehab Social Worker I is to assist in the provision of Social Work services to consumers and families, in individual and group modalities, to include evaluation, treatment planning, family services, discharge planning, and resource development. Summary: ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES: This is not intended to be an exhaustive listing of job functions. - This job description is in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by this employee. - The employee is required to follow any other instructions and to perform any other duties as assigned by management.1. -Regular and predictable attendance is an essential requirement of this position. 2. -Conduct psychosocial assessments with individuals and families and document this information in the Social Work evaluation.3. -Serve as a member of the inter-disciplinary team to provide pertinent psychosocial information and an assessment of the family's ability to understand and cope with the consumer's challenges. - Provide assurance to family that the team is working toward the consumer's goals.4. -Serve as a primary therapist as assigned to provide and/or coordinate psycho-emotional services to individuals. - These services may include, but are not limited to:--- -Resource Development--- -Individual and family counseling--- -Substance Abuse intervention and education--- -Primary contact for family members--- -Information and referral--- -Referral to specialized treatment, such as substance abuse counseling, spirituality counseling, etc.--- -Crisis management--- -Advocacy--- -Consumer and family education--- -Discharge planning--- -Psychosocial consultation to other staff members5. -Serve as primary family contact person. These services may include, but are not limited to:--- -Individual/Group/Family counseling--- -Dissemination of essential information regarding family--- -Parenting skills training--- -Family advocacy--- -Crisis intervention--- -Substance Abuse intervention and education--- -Referral to community support resources--- -Education --- -Assistance with discharge planning--- -Assist families/Guardian/Caseworker with SSDI/Medicaid applications/medical benefits.--- -Assist families with housing opportunities6. -Serves as facilitator for groups related to psychosocial subjects.7. -Provides consultation and training to staff through in-services regarding inter-personal, social and behavioral functioning of individuals/families.8. -Facilitates clinical reviews and team meetings as applicable/assigned.9. -Assist and/or lead in program development, particularly in the areas of psychosocial curriculum and family services.10. -May serve as case manager when assigned to coordinate both internal and external services provided to individuals and families.11. -Assist with annual revisions/updates to the Family Resource Notebook. 12. -Encourages good communication with internal and external (referral and funding sources) disciplines/persons. - Portrays a positive professional image. - Communicates appropriate information to supervisor. - 13. -Determines funding parameters, documents own activities and submits for billing. - Insures timely completion of all clinical reports and daily billing sheets. - Complete weekly productivity. - 14. -Other duties as assigned.Specific Responsibilities-Non Essential1. -May supervise interns and volunteers.2. -May serve as on-call emergency contact for both residential and community individuals on a rotating basis. Requirements: Educational / Talent Requirements:(Please list the minimum education requirements for this position and then the Talent (skill) sets that are required or preferred in parentheses) 5 talents (skills) required1. -Minimum Education required: Master's degree in Social Work (M.S.W.) from an accredited school.2. -Licensed as a Social Worker by the State of Michigan. - (May accept LLMSW with the expectation to be fully licensed within one year of employment.)4. -Demonstrated ability to communicate in both written and verbal formats.5. -Demonstrated ability to work effectively with all levels of staff. - Sensitivity to complex organizational and interpersonal dynamics.6. -Valid driver's license and driving record acceptable according to Hope Network policy.Work Experience Requirements:(Please list the amount of years of experience that is expected for this position, along with specific previous work experience demonstrated related to this job description)1. -At least two years of experience in a health/human service field with an emphasis in rehabilitation.2. -Experience coordinating care and facilitating communication between caregivers and families.3. -Demonstrated ability in creating accurate and detailed notes/records.4. -Demonstrated ability in leading a team and providing direction.5. -Demonstrated problem solving skills. Shift: 1st Position Type (Portal Searching): Regular Full-Time

Keywords: Hope Network, East Lansing , Rehab Social Worker I, Healthcare , East Lansing, Michigan

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