Social Worker

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Location
close to Battle Creek, MI, MI
Salary
$48,000 - $68,800
Hourly
$23.41 - $33.12
Job Type
Direct Hire
Date
Jun 19, 2017
Job ID
2494268
TITLE: Licensed Master Social Worker - Home Health/Hospice Services
LOCATION: Battle Creek, MI area

Are you interested in making a difference in patient care?
Are you looking for a facility that is interested in candidates that want to grow professionally but have not been given the opportunity?
Would you like to work in a facility that serves several counties and can offer small town living with lots of outdoor activities and within short distance of larger cities like Kalamazoo, Lansing and Jackson?
Then this could be an opportunity for you.

SUMMARY: 
Under general supervision and according to Service's standards and policies, prepares social assessments, provides social casework and counseling to patients and families having difficulty in social functioning primarily as it affects their health, refers and aids in the referral process to social agencies, and generally serves as a social worker in the Service's total program. 
Acts to restore patients to optimum social functioning within their capacity. 
Conducts in service sessions, confers with nurses, and works directly with families in their homes. 
Responsible for the management of the bereavement program. 
Provides bereavement counseling and coordinates services for patients and family members. 

Qualifications: 
Master's degree from an approved school of social work accredited by the Council of Social Work Education. 
State of Michigan licensure as an LMSW in Clinical practice and one year of experience in a health care setting required. 
Possesses in-depth knowledge of loss and grief and its effects on individuals and family systems. 
Current driver's license and proof of automotive personal and property liability insurance required. 
Must meet service's motor vehicle record standards at time of hire. 
One year of social work in a health care setting required. 

ADDITIONAL INFO:
Facility has 71 beds and 16 Psychiatric Beds.
The position is in the Home Health, Hospice and MIHP programs

Full-time position. Competitive wage and benefits package including health and dental, prescription program, disability, paid vacation, retirement planning and more. 

The facility will is offering a competitive hourly range between $23.41-$33.12 depending on experience and certification. They also offer a great benefit package.