Social Worker - Case Manager
Washington, DC 
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Social Worker - Case Manager
Washington, DC

MUST:
Experienced Social Worker - Case Manager
2+ years of experience as a Social Worker - Case Manager
2+ years of experience working in a community health or social services setting
Experience working with vulnerable and at-risk populations required
Outreach experience and knowledge of community resources a plus
Must be a skillful interviewer, able to ask questions and effectively use interview skills to elicit needed information from clients.
Must be a skillful listener, able to understand the meaning of client's statements.
Must be a skillful observer, able to record the client's behavior and needs.
Must be a skillful negotiator, able to reach definitive agreements with clients and service providers.
Must be able to work well with interdisciplinary teams.
Proficient in most products of Office 365 (Word, Excel, Power Point and Teams)
Ability to prioritize and problem solve to maintain a case load.
Strong oral and written communication skills required.
Good interpersonal skills required.
Strong organizational skills.
Masters degree in Social Work, Psychology, or related Human Services field required.
Active DC License (LICSW) required
Fluency in Spanish required


DUTIES:
Works with diverse populations with multifaceted needs; assisting clients in following through on established treatment plans, enhancing social functioning, and improving the clients quality of life.
Serves as planner, advocate, broker, and record keeper for the client.
Coordinates with multi-disciplinary team at health center to share information regarding clients status; provides problem solving with challenging patient situations.
Accurately documents all client encounters on appropriate social service forms; submits progress notes, encounter forms, etc. within established time frame.
Initiates outreach to client population to educate clients on available social services assistance to increase patient compliance with medical treatment and social service case management plan.
Unitizes strength-based person-centered approach and motivational interviewing techniques to build rapport and engage clients into services to assist clients with addressing barriers to care.
Develops a therapeutic working relationship with clients.
Assist clients to address social needs that impact their health care.
Assesses clients for needs related to addictions, HIV/AIDS, mental illness, homelessness, domestic violence, pregnancy, family challenges, etc.
Develops and maintains a person-centered case plan with the client to ensure services are responsive to individual client needs.
Coaches and supports clients to increase their compliance with medical and behavioral health treatment.
Provides advocacy, referral, and linkage to community resources and support networks to address identified needs, including assisting with health insurance enrollment.
Provides regular follow-up to all clients to ensure successful linkage to, and utilization of, community resources or in-house services.
Provides crisis intervention as necessary.
Provides supportive counseling and psychoeducational groups as needed.
Assess for and assist with insurance and other social services benefits as necessary.
Maintain professional relationship and appropriate boundaries with clients.
Participates in professional development opportunities and regular supervision.
Attends regular departmental, health center, and agency meetings, activities, and events.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Quadrant is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, status as a protected veteran, or status as an individual with a disability.
Quadrant, Inc. is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Quadrant is committed to administering all employment and personnel actions on the basis of merit and free of discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or status as an individual with a disability. Consistent with this commitment, we are dedicated to the employment and advancement of qualified minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, protected veterans, persons of all ethnic backgrounds and religions according to their abilities.


 

Job Summary
Company
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Master's Degree
Required Experience
2+ years
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