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Social Worker - Long-Term Care (Health & Human Services)
ELKHORN WI 53121
Category: Other
  • Your pay will be discussed at your interview
  • The Aging & Disability Resource Center (ADRC) provides information and assistance, options counseling, and advocacy to the general public, specifically older adults, adults with disabilities and youth age 17 years, 6 months. Services include: information regarding community resources, inform and educate on long term care options and connecting to programs and services, including publicly and privately funded options.
    Division: Aging & Long-Term Care
    Days: Monday - Friday
    Work Hours: 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
    Hours Per Shift: 8
    Shifts PerPay Period: 10
    Position FTE: 1.00
    Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Job code: lhw-e0-89771726

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  Job posted:   Thu May 17, 2018
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Social Worker - Long-Term Care (Health & Human Services)
***SCHEDULE***
***Applications are being accepted fromcurrent County employees as well as members of the public.***
*This

job description reflects management's assignment of essential functions; it does not prescribe or restrict the tasks that may be assigned.*
Determine eligibility for and develop service plans, coordinate and monitor services and provide on-going case management to adults receiving funding from AFCSP.
Provide information about programs, services (public and private) and public benefits, make referrals, and, when needed, assist with connecting to appropriate services.
Provide short-term case management according to ADRC policy.
Provide transition services to help youth who have a disability transition from school into the adult long term care system.
Provide advocacy, intervention, assessment, service coordination and other services as needed.
Provide assistance for and complete functional and financial eligibility determination for enrollment in the Long-Term Care Programs.
Complete annual protective placement reviews for persons who are elderly, physically disabled or intellectually disabled and are enrolled in a Long-Term Care program.
Participate in ADRC functions related to the general operation including trainings, staffings, meetings, resource development and marketing and outreach.
Demonstrate a commitment to county safety and risk management efforts.
Qualifications:
*To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.*
**_Education and/or Experience_**
Bachelor's degree or Masters degree in social work, or in a health and human services related field, from a program accredited by, or pre-accreditation program of the Council on Social Work Education or a doctoral degree in social work and zero to six months of relevant prior experience. Knowledge of long term care programs, such as COP, Family Care, IRIS, AFCSP, SSIE, and MA covered services. Proven experience in ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions and decimals as well as ability to compute rate, ratio and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs. Knowledge of Trauma Informed Care Principles is essential.
**_Interactions and Communications_**
Provides specialized information and/or recommendations to others regarding an area of expertise.
**_Certificates, Licenses, Registrations_**
Valid Wisconsin drivers license.
Proof of minimum liability auto insurance coverage.
Wisconsin Social Worker License or certification - A temporary certificate will meet the requirements for initial employment when an individual meets all the qualifications for the permanent certificate except for passing the required examinations. A permanent license/certificate is required for continued employment within nine (9) months of the date of hire; failure to attain said license or certification will be grounds for termination. Any lapse in Wisconsin Social Work license/certification is cause for immediate termination. Or the equivalent - a Marriage and Family Therapist or a Professional Counselor license as defined by the Wisconsin Marriage and Family Therapy, Professional Counseling, and Social Work Examining Board.
**_Decision Making_**
This position has authority to make decisions that are consistent with policies and precedents; supervision and managerial direction is available as requested. These decisions directly impact performance in the job and/or the work unit within the department and information is provided with additional research and observations which contributes to the decision making process.
**_Thinking and Problem Solving_**
In relation to established procedures, protocols and policies of the County, challenges in this position tend to be diverse, but are typically covered by precedent or established practice.
**_Tools & Equipment Used_**
Telephone Copy Machine
Calculator Personal Computer/Printer
FAX Machine Typewriter
**_WORK ENVIRONMENT_** The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, outside weather conditions, and extreme heat. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
**_PHYSICAL DEMANDS_**The physical demands 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.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and taste or smell. The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
Selection Process:
**TO INCLUDE:**
Formal Walworth County Electronic Application
Education & Experience Review
Verification of Driver License
Oral Department Interview
Reference Check
Background Check
Post Offer Physical Exam
Drug Screen
Other job related tests may be required.
*Job Code:* 2018-00039
*Job Title:* Social Worker - Long-Term Care (Health & Human Services)
*Closing Date/Time:* Continuous
*Salary:* $22.64 - $28.02 Hourly
*Job Type:* Full-time
*Location:* Elkhorn, Wisconsin
*Department:* Health & Human Services

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