Salary $60,122.30 - $86,707.06 AnnuallyLocation Hennepin CountyJob TypeFull-timeDepartmentHuman Services and Public HealthJob Number23HSPH296MN015
Closing2/15/2023 11:59 PM Central
DescriptionCome help us elevate the lives of our residents! We are looking for Social Workers to complete annual assessments in our Long-Term Services and Supports (LTSS) service area utilizing the MnCHOICES assessment tool. These Social Workers will be members of an interdisciplinary team of Public Health Nurses and Social Workers. The team administers Medicaid waiver and state programs that in addition to serving seniors, serve individuals with brain injury, mental health, complex medical, developmental, and physical disabilities.Current Hennepin County employees who refer a candidate hired into an open competitive position may be eligible for a $500 referral bonus. For more information visit employee referral page.Location and hours:These positions are hybrid and will be performed both on-site at a variety of Hennepin County offices, at community locations to meet with people supported by LTSS programs, and remote as job duties require. Workers may be required to come on-site for work meetings, trainings, or for any other reasons that their supervisor may deem necessary and will include additional days for onboarding and new employee training. Work hours are typically 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday with some flexibility after the probationary period. While these positions are designated as hybrid, based on current requirements hires must reside in Minnesota or Wisconsin.New employees who are hired into hybrid positions between January 2, 2022, to December 31, 2024, will receive $500 toward the cost of establishing consistent internet connectivity, payable upon completion of 6 months of employment.About these position types:These are full-time, benefit-earning positions. These positions are internally classified as a Social Worker.Click here to view the job classification specification. In these positions, you will:
Conduct person centered comprehensive social/health/medical/psych assessments using the MnCHOICES assessment tool.
Complete referrals for service planning and crisis intervention services.
Determine applicants' risk of institutional care and their Level of Care according to State and Federal criteria.
Analyze assessed data and assist applicants in identifying relevant goals along with providing specific supports that will enhance a person's ability to meet goals.
Determine and make appropriate community resource referrals on behalf of the applicant.
Maintain a broad knowledge base related to payer sources and community-based services.
Coordinate access to Medicaid Waiver programs and MA Home Care services.
Redetermine eligibility of individuals to Waivers and PCA services according to availability.
Document data and case activities in State and County computer-based programs.
Need to have:
One of the following:
Bachelor's degree or higher in social work, psychology, sociology, human services, or equivalent field.
Licensed as a social worker by the Minnesota Board of Social Work.
A valid driver's license and daily access to reliable transportation to travel primarily within/outside of the metro area to meet with clients in their residential settings and/or perform authorized off-site work duties.
Nice to have:
One or more years of providing home and community-based services.
Experience providing case management as a professional social worker.
Excellent interpersonal, organizational, computer and person-centered interviewing skills.
Candidates with fluency in another language in addition to English are encouraged to apply. Bilingual candidates who pass a language assessment may qualify for additional bilingual pay and duties.About the department:Human Services delivers a variety of services to individuals or families that assist with basic needs or encourage client change around specific objectives. We work with individuals as well as systems and communities in order to develop policy and advocate for the people we serve. The people we serve and our communities are connected. By helping one, we help the other.About Hennepin County:Hennepin is the largest county government organization in Minnesota. Our employees work every day to improve the health, safety and quality of life for our residents and communities. All of our jobs align to one or more of our overarching goals -- that Hennepin County residents are healthy, protected and safe, self-reliant, assured due process, and mobile.Our employees receive a combination of generous benefits and positive workplace culture not found at other organizations. This includes meaningful work that impacts our community, competitive pay, work-life balance, a variety of benefits and opportunities to grow. Learn more at The Bridge (log in as Guest).