Family Assessment Worker- Part-Time

  • Washington, DC
  • Full-time

Company Description

Mary's Center is a federally qualified health center that served over 31,000 men, women and children in 2012. We provide comprehensive health, dental, social, and education services to underserved, underinsured, and uninsured individuals in the D.C. metropolitan region. Our mission is to build better futures through the offering of these services. We embrace culturally diverse communites and provide them with the highest quality of care, regardless of ability to pay. With 24 years of experience, Mary's Center has a pleasant working environment, great work hours and excellent benefits!

Job Description

The Family Assessment Worker (FAW) for Mary’s Center  provides screening and assessment of participants for the Home Visiting Program, and enrolls participants in Home Visiting Program on a need/availability basis.  They ensure quality care and intervention based upon assessments provided and identified need. The FAW facilitates the participant’s access to any community, medical or professional service or support based upon the participant’s need.

Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Education and/or Experience – Requires a Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work, Counseling, Human Services or related field; or 3 years of relevant work experience with 2 of those years providing direct services to child/youth and families.  Must possess knowledge of community resources and the ability to communicate effectively (written and oral) in English and in second language used by the target audience.  A working knowledge and understanding of patient/participant confidentiality issues and HIPAA compliance/regulations are essential.

 

  • Reasoning Ability – Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out moderately complex, multi-step instructions

 

  • Physical Demands – Regularly required to sit; frequently required to reach with hands and arms; required to walk, stoop, kneel, crouch, talk or hear; must be able to lift objects up to twenty-five (25) pounds

 

  • Work Environment – Mostly in a typical office setting with quiet to moderate noise level

Additional Information

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.