MEDICAL SOCIAL WORKER III- INPATIENT CARE COORDINATION

Location
Health and Hospital Systems, Chicago, IL
Salary
$26.88
Posted
Feb 06, 2018
Closes
Feb 16, 2018
Specialty
Community Health
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Job Number: 00120364

JOB SUMMARY SEIU 73
The Medical Social Worker III (Inpatient) has a scope of responsibility that includes support of the patient and the plan of care. Working collaboratively with a nurse case manager, unit nursing staff and physicians; the social worker utilizes their skills to align patient needs and patient preferences, assisting families faced with catastrophic illness or injury, identifying goals of care and assist with unmet needs through linkages to community resources.

SHIFT: 8:00am - 4:00 pm M-F; 7:00am - 3:00pm Weekend Rotation approximately every six weeks (Set Shift)



MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS


Must possess a Master's Degree in Social Work from an accredited college or university

Must be licensed in the State of Illinois as an LSW (Licensed Social Worker)

Must possess one (1) year of hospital social work experience

Must possess one (1) year of working with culturally diverse populations

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS



• Licensed as an LCSW

• Bilingual



KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABIILTIES, AND OTHER CHARACTERISTICS

• Independently organizes/prioritizes work to accommodate areas of need and time sensitivity

• Provides evidence of collaboration with other disciplines to support optimal patient outcomes

• Ability to resolve conflict

• Assist patient in setting achievable goals

• Working knowledge of Outlook, Word

• Broad knowledge of community resources

• Ability to assist patients with understanding requirements for insurance



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 or hiring upon or because of any political reason or factor.


    COOK COUNTY HEALTH & HOSPITALS SYSTEM IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

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