Licensed Clinical Social Worker - Morgan Park, IL

MPAC - Chicago, IL4.3

Full-timeEstimated: $57,000 - $79,000 a year
Essential Job Duties: The LCSW’s responsibility is working onsite with geriatric residents and their families, providing initial assessments for evaluation, psychotherapy to the address mental health issues, and ongoing support to assess changes in status, and other emotional, social, physiological needs. The LCSW will participate as an active member of the interdisciplinary team which includes physicians and nurse practitioners. The interdisciplinary team is responsible for a high level of organization is necessary to establish, implement and evaluate the success of the program. The LCSW will also work alongside the facility social service department and nursing staff to facilitate a positive relationships between MPAC Healthcare employees and the facility. Must also develop an understanding of the Medicare Benefit and commercial insurance plans to advise residents and their families, and be able to research the answers to questions that may arise. Must be currently licensed as a professional LCSW in the state where services are performed. Master’s degree in Social Work, required. Must be able to perform duties independently.

Job Type: Full-time, exempt

Required education: Master's Degree

Required experience:
Hospital or health care setting: at least 2 years
Experience collaborating with physicians, NP, etc. as part of interdisciplinary team
Counseling, therapy experience necessary: at least 2 years
Demonstrated knowledge of Mental Health diagnoses and therapeutic approaches

Required license or certification:
Licensed LCSW in IL

Additional Role Competencies:
Acting with Empathy and Compassion: Demonstrates empathy and compassion in difficult or complex situations.
Attention to Detail: Demonstrates concern for thoroughness and accuracy
Industry Knowledge: Advanced: Demonstrates advanced knowledge and ability, and can apply the competency in new or complex situations. Guides other professionals.
Information Gathering and Processing: Processes complex information from various sources
Problem Solving: Solves standard problems
Self-Awareness: Understands the effect of own emotions and drives on other people.
Teamwork: Fosters teamwork

Full benefits package including health insurance, dental insurance, and 401k
Support from MPAC to ensure our clinicians maintain a healthy work/life balance
Competitive compensation package
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