MEDICAL SOCIAL WORKER III- AMBULATORY CARE COORDINATION

Location
Health and Hospital Systems, Chicago, IL
Salary
$26.881
Posted
Sep 07, 2017
Closes
Oct 04, 2017
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Job Number: 00120838

SHIFT: 11:00 am-7:00 pm M-F

Position Summary SEIU 73

The Medical Social Worker III provides care coordination services for Cook County Health & Hospitals (CCHHS) patients who have been identified as at-risk for poor outcomes due to mental or physical disease, complicated treatment plans, functional inabilities to self-manage or poor social support. Care Coordination involves collaboration with patient and physician(s) to arrive at a treatment plan that is patient centered and consistent with best practices. Success is measured by patient engagement, stable or improved health status and improved health care utilization.

Minimum Qualifications

· Licensed as a Social Worker (LSW) in the State of Illinois

· Minimum one (1) year of clinical experience with a culturally diverse population

· Minimum one (1) year of experience working with patients who have chronic medical or psychiatric illnesses

· Minimum one (1) year of care coordination experience

Preferred Qualifications

· Licensed as a Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) in the State of Illinois

· Minimum three (3) years of ambulatory experience with culturally diverse populations

· Fluent in Spanish or Polish

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Other
Characteristics

  • Ability to use Microsoft Outlook
  • Ability to help patient set realistic and attainable goals
  • Knowledge of current standards in mental health, public health and public welfare, and Federal and State programs in these fields in order to provide advocacy and enhance patients' functioning/access to identified community resources in order to help them maintain acceptable levels of wellness
  • Demonstrate problem solving and conflict resolution skills
  • Skill to analyze situations accurately and take effective action in order to maintain safety and security of the Cook County Health and Hospitals System and the community at large



VETERAN PREFERENCE

PLEASE READ

When applying for employment with the Cook County Health & Hospitals System, preference is given to honorably discharged Veterans who have served in the Armed Forces of the United States for not less than 6 months of continuous service

To take advantage of this preference a Veteran must:

· Meet the minimum qualifications for the position.

· Identify self as a Veteran on the employment application by answering yes to the question by answering yes to the question, “Are you a Military Veteran?”

· Attach a copy of their DD 214, DD 215 or NGB 22 (Notice of Separation at time of application filing. Please note: If you have multiple DD214s, 215s, or NGB 22S, Please submit the one with the latest date. Coast Guard must submit a certified copy of the military separation from either the Department of Transportation (Before 9/11) or the Department of Homeland Security (After 9/11). Discharge papers must list and Honorable Discharge Status. Discharge papers not listing an Honorable Discharge Status are not acceptable

OR

A copy of a valid State ID Card or Driver’s License which identifies the holder of the ID as a Veteran, may also be attached to the application at time of filing.

If items are not attached, you will not be eligible for Veteran Preference

VETERANS MUST PROVIDE ORIGINAL APPLICABLE DISCHARGE PAPERS OR APPLICABLE STATE ID CARD OR DRIVER’S LICENSE AT TIME OF INTERVIEW.

Benefits Package


  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Coverage

  • Basic Term Life Insurance

  • Pension Plan

  • Deferred Compensation Program

  • Paid Holidays, Vacation, and Sick Time

  • You may also qualify for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program (PSLF)

  • For further information on our excellent benefits package, please click on the following link: http://www.cookcountyrisk.com/

    MUST MEET ALL REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS AT TIME OF APPLICATION FILING.





    *Degrees awarded outside of the United States
    with the exception of those awarded in one of the United States’ territories
    and Canada must be credentialed by an approved U. S. credential evaluation
    service belonging to the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services
    (NACES) or the Association of International Credential Evaluators (AICE).
    Original credentialing documents bust be presented at time of interview.


    *Please note all offers of Employment are
    contingent upon the following conditions: satisfactory professional &
    employment references, healthcare and criminal background checks, appropriate
    licensure/certifications and the successful completion of a physical and
    pre-employment drug screen.


    *CCHHS is strictly prohibited from conditioning, basing or knowingly prejudicing or affecting any term or aspect of County employment orhiring upon or because of any political reason or factor.

    COOK COUNTY HEALTH & HOSPITALS SYSTEM IS AN
    EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYMENT