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Social Worker

Job Code:  226130
Facility: Hartgrove Hospital
Location: CHICAGO, IL US
Travel Involved: None
Job Type: Full Time
Job Level: 
Minimum Education Required: Master's Degree 
Category: Healthcare - Rehabilitation
FTE: 1.0
Position Summary:
Hartgrove Behavioral Health System is seeking a Social Worker to work in our Social Services Department. This is an exciting opportunity to be part of a stable and growing behavioral health organization in the Chicagoland community.
A Hartgrove Social Worker conducts social history assessment interviews and produces a social work assessment or assessment update from the interview data. Responsibilities also include: documenting psychosocial histories, discharge planning, patient contacts, treatment updates, etc. in medical records; communicating all essential information/data obtained through assessment to the assigned team member; initiating and following through on discharge/aftercare planning as assigned; and identifying appropriate referral for post discharge services and establishes rapport with same. Relative to the assessment, treatment planning and continuum of care processes, understands and considers basic growth and development milestones with interventions specific to the age and population served. Must be able to follows all policies/procedures related to release of information and Confidentiality, as well as attend multi-disciplinary treatment staffings as assigned. This role functions as a liaison between team members and all involved Social Service Agencies. Regularly attends clinical supervision. May provide clinical supervision for social work interns.

Master’s Degree in Social Work required. Prior experience working with a psychiatric mental health population, preferably in an inpatient setting preferred. Bilingual in Spanish/English is strongly preferred. Illinois Clinical Social Work License (LCSW) is also preferred. The preferred candidate must possess knowledge of case management, discharge planning, group leadership skills, age specific growth and development, crisis and behavior management, individual and family therapy theory and practice, and theory and practice of psychosocial assessments. Must be able to work cooperatively with other hospital staff and involved community agencies, possess good organization skills, as well as oral and written communication skills.

Benefits: · 401(k) · UHS Stock Purchase Plan · Health, Dental and Vision · Tuition Reimbursement · Flex Spending Accounts · Paid Vacation Time · Much More!

Hartgrove Behavioral Health System is a 160-bed leading psychiatric hospital dedicated to providing quality behavioral health services for its diverse population of children, adolescents and adults. As a leader in behavioral health within UHS and in the Chicago area, Hartgrove is a state-of-the-art facility offering some of the most advanced technologies and programs found in the behavioral health field. We are dedicated to our teamwork approach and provide a compassionate and therapeutic environment, as well as offering a continuum of specialty programs throughout our inpatient, partial and outpatient services.
Hartgrove is a Joint Commission accredited and state licensed facility focused on short-term crisis stabilization programs. We provide fully accredited educational programs, comprehensive Behavioral Health services, along with an array of additional services, while utilizing a holistic treatment approach.

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