Social Worker - MSW

Advocate Condell Medical Center has been providing high quality care to residents in the north suburbs for more than 85 years. It is the largest health care provider and only Level I trauma center in Lake County, Illinois. Advocate Condell is a non-profit, acute care hospital offering a full spectrum of medical services. This includes everything from obstetrics, radiology services and rehabilitation to open heart surgery, neurosurgery and oncology.

Advocate Condell has been named a 100 Top Hospital by Truven Health Analytics three times, and was recently awarded the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s (ANCC) prestigious Magnet designation.  This designation is the highest honor and level of recognition ANCC awards to nursing services in national and international health care.  Magnet designation is the gold standard by which nursing and patient care is measured. 

Advocate Condell is accredited by DNV Healthcare as a Primary Stroke Center and also features an emergency department approved for pediatrics backed by the resources of Advocate Children’s Hospital.”

MEDICAL SOCIAL WORKER

ADVOCATE CONDELL - LIBERTYVILLE, IL

FULLTIME –  40.00 Guaranteed hours (Days/PM)

Advocate Aurora Health is the 10th largest not-for-profit, integrated health system in the United States and a leading employer in the Midwest with more than 70,000 employees and the region’s largest employed medical staff and home health organization. A national leader in clinical innovation, health outcomes, consumer experience and value-based care, the system serves nearly 3 million patients annually in Illinois and Wisconsin across more than 500 sites of care. Advocate Aurora is engaged in hundreds of clinical trials and research studies, and is nationally recognized for its expertise in cardiology, neurosciences, oncology and pediatrics. The organization contributed $2 billion in charitable care and services to its communities in 2016.

Aurora Careers for Wisconsin jobs and Advocate Careers for Illinois jobs.

OUR PURPOSE:  We Help People Live Well OUR VALUES:

  • Excellence: We are a top performing health system in all that we do and continually find new and better ways to improve.
  • Compassion: We unselfishly care for others.

Respect: We treat people in a way that value their unique needs and preferences.

 

Position Requirements:
MSW from accredited school of Social Work and field experience within a hospital setting.
The candidate must recognize age specific needs and behaviors.

LSW (Licensed Social Worker) or LCPC (Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor)

LCSW Preferred

Demonstrates competence in counseling and discharge planning.
If position has direct patient care or direct patient contact the following lifting requirement supersedes any previous lifting requirement effective 06/01/2015. Ability to lift up to 35 pounds without assistance. For patient lifts of over 35 pounds, or when patient is unable to assist with the lift, patient handling equipment is expected to be used, with at least one other associate, when available. Unique patient lifting/movement situations will be assessed on a case~by~case basis.

Purpose:
To provide counseling, discharge planning activities and resource referrals for those patients who have assessed medical, psychosocial, or continued care needs. Enhance resource utilization and coordination of care.

Accountabilities:
Discharge planning for Emergency Department patients with behavioral health needs.
Provision of inservices to assigned units and attendance of educational seminars as appropriate
Preparation of statistical records
Contributes to Continuous Process Improvement activities
Functions as a member of the ED/Trauma team.
Provision of counseling services to patients and families
Timely and complete documentation to meet licensure and third party payor requirements

About Advocate Health Care

 

Advocate Health Care, named among the nation’s Top 5 large health systems based on quality by Truven Analytics, is the largest health system in Illinois and one of the largest health care providers in the Midwest. Advocate operates more than 250 sites of care, including 12 hospitals that encompass 11 acute care hospitals, the state’s largest integrated children’s network, the state’s largest emergency and Level I trauma network, one of the area’s largest home health care companies, and the region’s largest medical group. Advocate Health Care has 4 teaching hospitals and is a not-for-profit, mission-based health system affiliated with the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America and the United Church of Christ.

Posted
12/19/2020
Salary Range
$38,000.00 - 56,000.00
per Year
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Location
Libertyville, IL 60048, US