Medical Social Worker (Full Time / Part Time / Per Diem)

Post Date: November 15, 2016

 

POSITION:   MEDICAL SOCIAL WORKER (Full Time / Part Time / Per Diem)

RESPONSIBLE TO:  Social Work Supervisor, Hong Fook Centers

COMMITMENT (HOURS): Depends on schedules

STATUS: Non-Exempt (3 months orientation period)

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Open until filled
JOB SUMMARY:  Under the direction of the Social Work Supervisor, the Per Diem Medical Social Worker is responsible for psychosocial assessment and case management services to the participants of the Adult Day Health Care Center.
MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Screens potential program participants, meeting with family members and referring
agency representatives; completes intake assessment, including a home visit.
• Provides psychosocial assessment to the participants; develops and implements
care plans.
• Works with and communicates effectively with the Multidisciplinary Team in
developing appropriate treatment plans for the participants.
• Maintains current written case management records, including initial assessment
and on-going evaluation of participants’ care.
• Provides individual and family supportive counseling.
• Refers participants and their families to appropriate community agencies or
facilities; acts as liaison with such organizations and as an advocate for participants.
• Meets all the administrative requirements including statistical records, medical
records, staff meeting, etc.
• Other duties as assigned by Social Work Supervisor or Program Director.
QUALIFICATIONS:
• Master’s Degree from a School of Social Work accredited by the Council on Social
Work Education.
• At least three years experience in human services strongly preferred,  preferably in
geriatric care.
• Experience in working with frail seniors and in a Multidisciplinary Team setting preferred.
• Possess a valid California Driver’s License and vehicle to be used during home visits.
Can be waived.
• Bilingual in Cantonese/English required.  Knowledge of Mandarin or  Toi Shan dialect
is a plus.

 

COMPETENCIES: 
• Thorough knowledge of social work principles and practices, including case management,
individual and group counseling techniques, and of community services and facilities
which are available to seniors and their families.
• Skills in preparing complete and concise written materials, in assessing and effectively
meeting the needs of the participants and their families, and in working effectively with
other team members, representatives of community organizations and the public.
ADA REQUIREMENTS: 
• Ability to speak, see, read and hear clearly.
• Ability to use a computer.
• Ability to drive.
• Ability to communicate clearly with others.
• Vision 20/20 with correction.
SALARY RANGE: Depend on experience
TO APPLY: Send, fax or e-mail resume to: Human Resources, Family Bridges, Inc.,
168 – 11th Street,  Oakland,   CA 94607,    Fax: (510) 839-2435

Family Bridges, Inc. is a non-profit multi-services community based organization that has been serving the Asian American communities in the East Bay for more than 45 years.  Family Bridges, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, age or disability.