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  Social Worker Ė Maternal Infant Health Program (MIHP) 

FUNCTION: Provides psychosocial support, problem-solving assistance, and facilitation of referrals to MIHP clients.


1. Bachelorís degree in Social Work required. Masterís degree preferred
2. Valid Michigan License as a Social Worker with Clinical concentration
3. At least 2 years of experienced as a licensed social worker
4. Experience providing direct service to marginalized communities
5. Experience managing databases and knowledge of Microsoft Office
6. Effective communication skills. Fluency in Spanish preferred
7. Previous experience working with Medicaid and navigating the Health Plan system is required.
8. Ability to safely lift materials weighing up to 20 pounds
9. Proven ability to set priorities and fulfill responsibilities
10. Able to work with people of diverse backgrounds

The following statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required.


1. Provides comprehensive assessments across multiple domains including health risks, drug use, domestic violence, infant health, social work support services, case management, and psychosocial education to pregnant and postpartum women and to mothers of infants
2. Provides care coordination, access to transportation to medical appointments, substance abuse treatment, childbirth and parenting education classes
3. Functions as a member of a multidisciplinary team that includes a registered nurse, managed by the Director
4. Provides parenting classes and conducts parenting education curriculum
5. Develops and updates educational materials for use by clients.
6. Manages information by documenting data gathered, billing properly and documenting services provided in program records including the qualifying health risk assessments in accordance to policies and procedures. Data may be documented in hard copy or electronically.
7. Coordinates and assures the maintenance of program participant and program records. Collects data and prepares reports as required for the YWCA and MDHHS, funding and licensing sources.
8. Complies with applicable local, state and federal licensing/certification requirements and/or regulations.
9. Complies with Association policy regarding required reporting of child abuse.
10. Safeguards confidential information gained as a result of the job.
11. Participates in team reviews, staff meetings and staff trainings
12. Works cooperatively with Director and others toward continuous program, service and administrative improvement.
13. As a YWCA employee, projects a positive image of the Association.
14. Perform other duties as assigned.


1. Awareness of occupational exposure to blood and body fluids.


1. Successful completion of MIHP training requirements.
2. Familiarization with YWCA Personnel Policies and Mission.
3. Appropriate training and in-service which will occur during employment.

HOURS OF WORK: Full-time. Flexible as a response to program needs and as arranged with supervisor.




SUPERVISED BY: Director of Maternal Health Programs

TO APPLY: Email resume and cover letter to hr@ywcakalamazoo.org

Location:Kalamazoo, MI 49007 US View Map
Date Posted:02/20/2018
Date Last Modified:02/20/2018
Start Date:2/20/2018 
Hours per week:Full-time, flexible dependent on program needs 
Certifications desired: 
More Detail:Additional Information
Contact:Human Resources