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Social Work Associate - Queen's Clinically Integrated Physicians Network (Call-In)

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RESPONSIBILITIES

I.  JOB SUMMARY/RESPONSIBILITIES
Plans and coordinates functions and activities related to meeting the psychological, social and nursing needs of patients and their families.  Supports the nurse case manager and social worker with an emphasis on discharge planning and/or maintaining medically, frail individuals in the community.  Performs duties in accordance with policies and procedures as established by the department, the Medical Center, contracts and appropriate regulations.

II.  TYPICAL PHYSICAL DEMANDS
Essential: sitting, finger dexterity, seeing, hearing, speaking, frequent gripping of an object.  Continuous: static gripping of an object for prolonged periods.  Frequent: walking, lifting usual weight of 3 pounds; carrying usual weight of 2 pounds; reaching at shoulder level; repetitive arm/hand motions.  Occasional: standing, stooping/bending, kneeling, climbing stairs, walking on uneven ground, squatting, twisting body, lifting maximum of 10 pounds, reaching above and below shoulder level.  Operates typewriter, calculator, computer, printer, telephone, and facsimile.

III.  TYPICAL WORKING CONDITIONS
Not substantially subjected to adverse environmental conditions.  Subjected to noise and/or vibration due to shared office space, air conditioning and construction work in neighboring department.  May be exposed to hostile, disruptive, assaultive and inappropriate patient behavior.

IV.  MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
A.   Education/Certification and Licensure:
1.Bachelor’s degree in social work related field; bachelor’s degree in non-related field with two years of experience working in a comparable job demonstrating knowledge of  governmental and social agencies and services may be substituted for degree in social work or related field. 

B.   Experience:
1.One year experience in a health related field or social service agency preferred.

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