The Medical Clinic Social Worker is responsible for completing and coordinating the patient medical assessment and plan of care for new patients while obtaining resources and seeking alternative medical care for ongoing patients; helps identify and address psychosocial problems that affect patient’s quality of health and social functioning in the community; and works in conjunction with multi-disciplinary team to maintain the highest level of medical and social work standards while carrying out the mission of The Salvation Army.
The Salvation Army Mission:
The Salvation Army, an international movement, is an evangelical part of the universal Christian church. Its message is based on the Bible. Its ministry is motivated by the love of God. Its mission is to preach the gospel of Jesus Christ and to meet human needs in His name without discrimination.
This job description should not be interpreted as all inclusive. It is intended to identify the essential functions and requirements of this position. The incumbents may be requested to perform job-related responsibilities and tasks other than those stated in this job description.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
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LICENSES AND CERTIFICATIONS: Valid Wisconsin Driver’s license with clearance to drive from The Salvation Army’s insurance carrier preferred.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Mental and Physical Requirements:
The physical requirements described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the duties of this job. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals to perform the essential functions of this job.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; talk or hear; taste or smell. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 30 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
Working Conditions: Work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Much of this job is performed indoors in normal room temperature conditions. When the duties require being outdoors, the employee is exposed to weather conditions prevalent at the time. The noise level in the work environment is usually low to moderate.
At times the duties will involve working with individuals having infectious and/or communicable diseases.
All employees recognize that The Salvation Army is a church and agree that they will do nothing as an employee of The Salvation Army to undermine its religious mission.