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Hours Full-time, Part-time
Location Brainerd, Minnesota

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Penmac Staffing has teamed up with a client in the Brainerd Lakes Area in search of a Certified MnCHOICES Assessor! This is a Part-Time position with the potential of becoming Full-Time for the right candidate.
 
Job Description:
This position is accountable for the performance of social work functions involving diverse and specialized program areas. The primary objective of the assignment is to optimize client functioning through the assessment of client needs and the development of client service plans that identify priorities, outcomes, strategies and resources to achieve desired outcomes.

The social work position is accountable for the assessment of client needs, the development of service plans, the mobilization of resources, the assessment of client progression and the effectiveness of intervention; initiating revisions to service plans as necessary to effectively attain desired outcomes.  Accountabilities include the performance of variety of client services including intake services, client assessments, client service plan development and implementation, counseling, case management and case documentation.  Program assignments may vary, including and not limited to, child and family services, adult services, developmentally disabled services, services to the chemically dependent and other programs as assigned.

The candidate may also be assigned and/or provide consultation to peers on cases of highest complexity, provide in-service training for new staff as assigned, provide field supervision for new staff as assigned, lead projects and initiatives, lead or chair groups and projects as assigned.

Essential Duties:
·        Conduct client assessments as assigned, responding to reported incidents and client service requests with appropriate investigatory actions including interviews and site visits, consultations with other agencies and resources, ensuring appropriate intervention is taken to address client service needs and protect client welfare
·        Formulate client service plans based on assessment findings to address short term and long term client service needs, including specific recommendations relating to internal and external resources, service outcomes, evaluation schedules, ongoing assessment and plan revisions, to effectively address client needs, maximize client functioning and protect client welfare
·        Maintain case records including and not limited to client releases, economic, historical and demographic data, assessment results, service plans, goals and outcomes expected, reassessment results, outcomes achieved, referrals and resources prescribed, financial data and disposition of the case, in compliance with agency specifications to ensure the accurate and timely recording, retention and retrieval of case files
·        Consult, advise and collaborate with internal staff and external representatives, including family members, to resolve issues, identify program and/or service opportunities, respond to inquiries and effectively serve the interests of individual clients and/or client populations
·        Provide case consultation to peers as assigned and as required to effectively address service delivery and respond to internal questions and training opportunities that arise in a timely and effective manner
·        Comply with all regulations relating to client confidentiality, closely guarding the privacy of client records and information to assure full compliance with MN data Practices, HIPAA and all other regulations regarding client confidentiality
·        Comply with all departmental and statutory timelines
·        Uphold the ethical standards and practices of professional social work and all related expectations of professional conduct and operating policies of the agency
·        Perform all other related duties as assigned in a professional and effective manner

Minimum Qualifications:
·        Bachelor's degree in a closely related field
·        Current or Expired MnCHOICES Certification
·        Valid State issued driver's license and vehicle

***Please apply online at penmac.com, or submit your résumé to brainerd@penmac.com.
Call us with your questions at (218)-824-9675, or stop in and see us at 607 Washington Street in downtown Brainerd, across from the historic landmark water tower!

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