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Company: UChicago Medicine
Location: Chicago, IL
Career Level: Entry Level
Industries: Healthcare, Pharmaceutical, Biotech

Description

Join UChicago Medicine as a Social Worker, Registry - Adult Inpatient for the Risk, Patient Safety & Compliance department! Become a member of the multidisciplinary team who provides consultation, assessment, and interventions for patients and families in need of emotional, social or psychological support.

 

Essential Job Functions

  • Develops and leads or co-leads support and/or psycho educational groups for designated patient/family populations as appropriate.
  • Collaboratively formulates appropriate and realistic discharge plans, working with other members of the interdisciplinary healthcare team and available community based organizations including the Wyler Child Protective Services team and DCFS.
  • Performs case management functions including information and referral services and linkages to appropriate hospital resources as well as community based organizations.
  • Serves as consultant and educator both formally and informally to the care and multidisciplinary teams regarding biopsychosocial components of illness and hospitalization.
  • Attends and participates in multidisciplinary patient care rounds as available.
  • Provides administrative coverage when requested.

Required Qualifications

 

  • Master's degree in Social Work from a School of Social Work accredited by the Council on Social Work education.
  • Possess current state of Illinois Social Work License (LSW required but LCSW preferred).
  • Previous clinical social work experience in a health care setting of at least one year.
  • Requires knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the lifespan

Position Details

  • Job Type/FTE: PRN 0.20 FTE
  • Shift: 16 hrs/week
  • Unit/Department: Risk, Patient Safety & Compliance
  • CBA Code:Non-union


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