Psychiatric Social Worker (Part-Time)

at Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chica in Lake Forest, Illinois, United States

Job Description

Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago provides superior pediatric care in a setting that offers the latest benefits and innovations in medical technology, research and family-friendly design. As the largest pediatric provider in the region with a 140-year legacy of excellence, kids and their families are at the center of all we do. Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago is ranked in all 10 specialties by the U.S. News & World Report.

LocationOutpatient Center in Lincoln Park - Deming

Job Description
General Summary:
This position provides diagnostic and therapeutic services to children and their families, assisting patients and families with understanding and adhering to treatment plans, linking patients and families to community agencies and services and protective services for patients and families at risk.Specifically this position will work with the Little Ones program serving patients 0-5 years old.

Essential Job Functions:
* Independently Performs comprehensive diagnostic evaluations of children identifying special developmental needs.
* Provides individual, family and group therapy to children and families per program. Collaborates and provides clinical consultation as needed with team members across the continuum, including intra- and inter-departmentallywithin the Hospital setting.
* Provides individual, family and group therapy to children and families.
* Links patients and families to community agencies and services and protective services for patients and families at risk
* Completes all case management duties of assigned cases including discharge planning, completion of the diagnostic evaluation and referrals to appropriate support services as needed.
* Provides clinical supervision to designated personnel (trainees, staff, and interns) as assigned per program
* Participates in rounds, treatment meetings, patient care conferences, staffing, multidisciplinary case conferences, etc. Maintains clinical documentation in a thorough and timely manner.
* Addresses the psychosocial/spiritual/developmental/cultural needs of the child and family throughout thecontinuum of care. Particularly collaborates closely with assigned team in addressing the social and emotional concerns of families served.
* Performs job functions adhering to service principles with customer service focus of innovation, serviceexcellence and teamwork to provide the highest quality care and service to our patients, families, co-workersand others.
* Other job functions as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
* Master's degree in social work from university approved by the council for social work education is required.
* License Requirements: LCSW required. Consideration will be provided to qualitied LSW candidates who are within 3-6 months of obtaining LCSW Illinois licensure.
* Minimum of two (2) years of work experience or internship completion in a health care, child welfare or mental health setting is required. Experience working with children and families.
* Ability to think proactively, acts creatively, and takes initiative appropriately. Excellent communication, critical-thinking, and interpersonal skills.
* Demonstrated ability to work as a part of multiple teams.
* Special physical requirements - sits and stands throughout the day. Physical management of patients in crisis situation may be necessary.
* Basic Life Support Certification required.


Benefit Statement

For full time and part time employees who work 20 or more hours per week we offer a generous benefits package that includes:
Medical, dental and vision insurance
Employer paid group term life and disability
Employer contribution toward Health Savings Account
Flexible Spending Accounts
Paid Time Off (PTO), Paid Holidays and Paid Parental Leave
403(b) with a 5% employer match

Various voluntary benefits:

Supplemental Life, AD&D and Disability

Critical Illness, Accident and Hospital Indemnity coverage

Tuition assistance

Student loan servicing and support

Adoption benefits

Backup Childcare and Eldercare

Employee Assistance Program, and other specialized behavioral health services and resources for employees and family members

Discount on services at Lurie Children's facilities

Discount purchasing program

There's a Place for You with Us

At Lurie Children's we embrace and celebrate diversity and equity in a serious way. We are committed to building a team with a variety of backgrounds, skills, and viewpoints - recognizing that diverse identities strengthen our workplace and the care we can provide to the Chicago community and beyond. We treat everyone fairly, appreciate differences, and make meaningful connections that foster belonging and allyship. This is a place where you can be your best, so we can give our best to the patients and families who trust us with their... For full info follow application link.

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Job Posting: 11886475

Posted On: May 14, 2024

Updated On: Jun 13, 2024

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