1) The CCP Social Worker role will focus on clinical social work services and will also support research initiatives related to C4P social needs programming. A portion of this role will be responsible for collaboration with and facilitation of content in a community-based cultural and arts program.
2) Provide psychosocial support, assessment, and triage for a panel of chronically ill patients with complex social needs, including management of care transitions efforts.
3) Provide direct services to patients and families to address social needs such as housing, social engagement, public benefits, and insurance navigation. Significant efforts to be performed over the phone as well as in person opportunities in a primary care clinic setting.
4) Collaborate closely with inter-professional team as well as assist in daily case planning with a community health worker to coordinate care and address social needs.
5) Assess patient readiness and motivation in patient-identified goals.
6) Initiate and maintain community partners to advocate for appropriate and timely referrals.
7) Facilitate individual, family, and group meetings and/or therapy sessions.
8) Contribute to the development of comprehensive service/behavioral health treatment plan, assist patients in obtaining and connecting to needed services, perform outreach, perform entitlement counseling, monitor and follow-up to ensure that services are appropriate and modified when necessary.
9) Participate in program process improvement, community/wellness events, and research activities.
1) Comfort in establishing an active role on an inter-professional team.
2) Strong interpersonal and communication skills required, with an emphasis on team collaboration.
3) Ability to work flexibly, independently, and pro-actively in a fast-paced team environment with rapidly evolving priorities and projects.
4) Ability to appreciate and respond to the needs of medically and social complex patients and effectively communicate with and collaboratively engage patients, caregivers, and other service providers as part of a care team.
5) Ability to develop letters, write progress notes, and maintain records.
6) Ability to exercise discretion and confidentiality while handling sensitive situations.
7) Ability to handle tasks requiring a high level of attention to detail.
8) Knowledge of federal and state laws, rules, regulations, NASW Code of Ethics, policies, and procedures as related to social work.
1) Advanced degree or higher in Social Work from an accredited institution
2) Licensed Social Worker (LSW) or Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW)
1)Experience working in a social service program utilizing evidence-based practice
2) Experience working with persons and families from high risk, low income, urban backgrounds
2) Cover letter
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