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Social Worker, UR Care Management, St Francis Hospital, Evanston
Presence Health | Evanston, Illinois
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Job Description

Requisition ID: 29778

Location: Presence St Francis Hosp

Location Address:
355 Ridge Avenue, Evanston, IL  60202 United States (US)

 

Daily Hours: 8
Standard Hours: 0
Employment Status: PRN / Registry 
Employment Type: Regular 
Shift: Day
FLSA: N

 

SUMMARY

The Social Worker I shares the responsibility of identifying social and emotional needs of each client. The position assists with arranging services to meet the needs of residents, providing liaison between the client, family, facility staff, and the community.  

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Evaluates and assesses the social, cognitive, emotional, behavioral, and environmental status of residents as prescribed by regulatory agencies.

     

  2. Communicates with patient, family, relevant professionals, programs, agencies and others to help client secure service needs, make preferences known, and determine appropriate placement within the facility and in the community.

     

  3. Provides ongoing counseling and emotional/social support in relation to health/social needs, and plan of care, to enable them to cope with difficulties and properly utilize services.

     

  4. Documents interventions and updates care plans as prescribed by regulatory agencies, and as problem situations occur.

     

  5. Participates in ongoing evaluation of residents’ needs and goals through multi-disciplinary care planning.

     

  6. Coordinates discharge planning and maintain good public relations with community services.

     

  7. Provides assistance with and acts a resource to residents and families concerning public aid and legal documents, including but not limited to living wills, Do Not Resuscitate (DNRs), and power of attorney for health care.      

     

  8. Consults with and keep director informed of activities, needs, and problems.

     

  9. Attends meetings and participate on committees and task forces as directed.

     

  10. Assists in care and maintenance of department equipment and supplies.

     

     

    This document represents the major duties, responsibilities, and authorities of this job, and is not intended to be a complete list of all tasks and functions.  Other duties may be assigned.

     

     

     

    QUALIFICATIONS

    To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

     

     

    Education and/or Experience                                                              

    Bachelor’s degree required, Master’s degree strongly preferred (Master’s may be required based on license). Preferred one year of hospital social work, relevant field work placement in the mental health field or home care experience is preferred.

     

    Computer Skills                                                          

    Proficient in Microsoft Office software.

     

    Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

    Current State of Illinois license as a Licensed Social Worker (LSW) or as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) required. Current Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Certification per department policy. Membership in National Association of Social Workers is preferred. Valid Driver's License.

     

    Crisis Prevention Institute Certification required within 90 days of hire.

    *NHCN

     

     

     

     

 

Business Unit: Presence St Francis Hospital

COMPANY OVERVIEW:

EOE of Minorities/Females/Vets/Disability

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