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Genesee Community Health Access Program (CHAP)

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Job description

Operated via the Greater Flint Health Coalition, the Social Worker will join our team based in Flint, Michigan, working in a fast-paced, demanding, but rewarding collaborative environment. You will have the opportunity to use your social work experience, as well as clinical and community knowledge, to improve health outcomes and healthcare access for children.

Education Requirements

• Bachelor’s Social Worker degree required, Master’s preferred. • Minimum 2 years related experience. • Minimum current license for Social Work in the State of Michigan: LBSW, LMSW preferred. • Work experience in a health services setting preferred. • Experience conducting in-office and/or home visits preferred. • Possess the knowledge, skills and experience necessary to provide effective case management and short-term solution-focused engagement, including basic motivational Interviewing techniques. • Valid Michigan driver’s license, automobile insurance and a reliable vehicle. • Strong working knowledge of families within the community systems, and/or the Michigan Medicaid system. • Knowledge/experience of early childhood, the healthcare system, and home visiting programs strongly desired. • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills needed to provide effective collaboration with patients, family, health care team and any other external entity necessary across the continuum of care. • Knowledge of local community resources. • Must be able to work as a part of a team and in a collaborative setting. • Ability to accept and act upon constructive feedback and verbal or written direction of work. • Ability to exercise discretion and independent judgment with respect to matters of significance, and perform work related to client complaints, disputes, and grievance resolution. • Computer skills include a working knowledge of Outlook, Word, Excel, and database systems. • Demonstrates self-directed, self-motivated, responsible behavior. • Able to think independently and make sound judgments. • Maintains high level of confidentiality and is non-judgmental. • Demonstrates a high level of cultural competency in the daily performance of duties. • Informs supervisor of challenges; seeks guidance as needed. • Supports and cultivates self and fellow team member’s growth and development • Assumes responsibility of continuing education and improvement to enhance skills. • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple priorities and projects while meeting deadlines and expectations. • Ability to discuss and understand the issues that surround health equity and health care systems. • Follows all federal, state, and local laws/regulations and Greater Flint Health Coalition policies and procedures. • Considerate, attentive, and punctual. • Motivated.


• Minimum current license for Social Work in the State of Michigan: LBSW, LMSW preferred.

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