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Social Worker, BSW Samaritan Clinic

Company: SSM Health
Location: Fond du Lac
Posted on: July 19, 2021

Job Description:

With a vision to provide accessible healthcare for all in Fond du Lac and Dodge counties, Agnesian HealthCare offers Samaritan Health Clinic services at both St. Agnes Hospital and Waupun Memorial Hospital.

The clinic's mission is to provide quality healthcare to the uninsured/low income patients within these counties and to be a force for a healthier community.

The Social Worker for our Samaritan Clinic will provide assistance for patients in the Fond du Lac community with socioeconomic needs. You will help to facilitate applications for financial assistance and other sources of benefits so patients can receive the appropriate care they need. Will be a Medicare Marketplace advisor. The role will also provide resources to the clinic departments to assist patients in regards to housing, medication and transportation needs.

An ideal candidate will have experience as a Social Worker and be familiar with resources available in the Fond du Lac community.

Provides social work assistance to patients and families as related to social determinants of health.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Interviews patients, assesses priorities and documents case activity.
  • May consult with members of the multi-disciplinary team in liaison with community resources to support the patient's treatment.
  • Assists patients/families with obtaining community assistance by referral to proper resources.
  • Develops and maintains working relationships with community health, welfare, and social agencies and seeks creative means to assist the patient with his/her needs.
  • Active participant with other members of the team regarding opportunities for improvement in standard work.
  • Works in a constant state of alertness and safe manner.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


EDUCATION

  • Bachelor's degree in Social Work


EXPERIENCE

  • No experience required

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Frequent reaching, sitting, standing and walking.
  • Frequent use of vision and depth perception for distances near (20 inches or less) and far (20 feet or more).
  • Frequent use of hearing and speech to share information through oral communication. Ability to hear alarms, malfunctioning machinery, etc.
  • Frequent keyboard use/data entry.
  • Occasional bending, stooping, climbing, twisting and gripping.
  • Occasional lifting/carrying and pushing/pulling objects weighing 0-25 lbs.
  • Occasional use of vision to identify and distinguish colors.
  • Occasional driving.
  • Rare repetitive foot/leg and hand/arm movements and squatting.

Keywords: SSM Health, Fond du Lac , Social Worker, BSW Samaritan Clinic, Other , Fond du Lac, Wisconsin

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