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Social Services Specialist

We Are Hiring

Specialist-Social Services - Social Service 001 - Full-Time,Day - Alexian Village Milwaukee - Milwaukee,WI

Why Join Ascension?

Ascension is a faith-based healthcare organization dedicated to transformation through innovation across the continuum of care. As one of the leading non-profit and Catholic health systems in the U.S., Ascension is committed to delivering compassionate, personalized care to all, especially to those most in need. In FY2018, Ascension provided nearly $2 billion in care of persons living in poverty and other community benefit programs.

Ascension includes approximately 156,000 associates and 34,000 aligned providers. The national health system operates more than 2,600 sites of care – including 151 hospitals and more than 50 senior living facilities – in 21 states and the District of Columbia, while providing a variety of services including physician practice management, venture capital investing, investment management, biomedical engineering, facilities management, clinical care management, information services, risk management, and contracting through Ascension’s own group purchasing organization.

What You Will Do

As an Associate with Ascension Living, you will have the opportunity to

Assists clients by assessing their social services needs, solving problems, setting goals and obtaining required services.

Responsibilities:

  • Conducts initial intake procedures. Assesses needs and eligibility of potential clients.
  • Participates in the initial assessment process, service plan of care development, and ongoing monitoring of each client's care.
  • Obtains extensive social history from client and/or family member upon admission to program.
  • Resolves client problems by clarifying the issue, determining the cause; selecting and explaining the best solution; expediting correction or adjustment; and following up to ensure resolution.

What You Will Need

Licenses/Certifications/Registration:
  • Preferred Credential(s):
    • Social Worker. 
Education:
  • Diploma 
    • High school diploma/GED with 2 years of experience, or Associate's degree, or Bachelor's degree required
Work Experience:
  • 3 years of experience preferred.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Ascension is an EEO/AA employer: M/F/Disabled/Vet. For further information regarding your EEO rights, click on the following link to the “EEO is the Law” poster:
 
Please note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.

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Job ID: 360868
Category: Social Services
Facility: AHSCM AlexianVillage Milwaukee
Ministry: Ascension Living
Location: Milwaukee, WI

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