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Social Worker - Mental Health Adult - 14-0658

Northwest Community Hospital Type Full time Posted 7/5/2014
Salary - n/a - Starts 7/23/2014
IL - Illinois (All) - Arlington Heights Referral - n/a -    

Social Worker - Mental Health Adult - 14-0658

Category: Professional/Technical
Department: 16131 - Mental Health Adult
Status: Part time
Schedule: Days, weekends as needed
Description: Reporting to the Clinical Nurse Manager, coordinates matrix relationships that involve collaboration with multiple healthcare team members in various healthcare settings. Provides consultation and support to the nursing staff, physicians, and other team members on patient resource and psychosocial matters and concurrent review issues upon request. Identifies community resources, coordinates financial and clinical aspects of health care, and counsels patients on health care and treatment options. Maintains accountability for process improvements that reflect increased quality and decreased cost of care.

Job Requirements:

1. Master's Degree from an accredited school of Social Work.

2. Licensure to practice social work in Illinois (LCSW) or LCSW eligible.

3. Minimum of two years recent clinical experience in the social work field in an acute care setting; mental health setting and/or medical social work experience preferred.

4. Mental Health Network Department Only: Current CPI and CPR certification.





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