NorthShore University HealthSystem (NorthShore) is a comprehensive, fully integrated, healthcare delivery system that serves the greater North Shore and Illinois communities. NorthShore is committed to earning the loyalty of those who come to us for care and those who play a role in providing that care. Service Values which include: Exceptional Customer Service, Supportive Workplace Interactions and Professional Work Ethic, define the behaviors that each employee demonstrates with co-workers, patients and families, physicians, and visitors.
We are currently seeking a Social Worker for our Gurnee and Glenview locations located in Gurnee and Glenview, IL. This is a full-time (40 hours per week) position and is benefits eligible. Hours will be scheduled Monday thru Friday as well as rotating evenings and weekends.
Responsibilities In this role, you will:
Conduct and document assessment of patient and family needs, communicate care issues, and develop appropriate plan
Provide counseling and crisis intervention on an individual or group basis
Patient advocacy including but not limited to education of patient and family rights, case management services, and staff education regarding identification and reporting of abuse/neglect
Discharge planning including but not limited to education on community resources and referrals while collaborating with the health care team
Please explore our website (www.northshore.org) to better understand how NorthShore delivers on its mission "to preserve and improve human life" through superior clinical care, academic excellence and innovative research
NorthShore is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. Please refer to the main career page for more information.
EOE: Race/Color/Sex/Sexual Orientation/ Gender Identity/Religion/National Origin/Disability/Vets, VEVRRA Federal Contractor.
Qualifications Our ideal candidate will have:
LCSW license required
LCSW license for at least 2 years preferred
Master’s degree from an accredited school of social work required
Two years post-graduate experience preferred; healthcare and/or mental health experience preferred
Outpatient experience in clinical setting preferred
Internal Number: 64998
About NorthShore University HealthSystem
NorthShore University HealthSystem (NorthShore) is a premier integrated healthcare delivery system consistently ranked as a Top 15 Teaching Hospital in the United States. Headquartered in Evanston, Ill., NorthShore is a non-for-profit organization comprised of four hospitals – Evanston, Glenbrook, Highland Park and Skokie. The system includes a 950+ physician multispecialty group practice with 130 locations across Chicagoland. NorthShore has annual revenues of $2.1 billion and employs more than10,500 people. When you work for NorthShore, you will be part of an organization that encourages its employees to achieve career goals and maximize their professional potential.