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Social Worker, Continuum of Care

Company: Northshore
Location: skokie
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Position Highlights:

* Position: Social Worker, Continuum of Care * Location: Skokie Hospital * Full Time/Part Time: Full-Time (40hrs/wk) * Hours: Monday-Friday 8:30AM-5:00PM, every third weekend 8:30AM-5:00PM. * Required Travel: May require to travel to other sites

What you will need: * License: LSW or LCSW license required * Education: Master's Degree from an accredited school of social work required. * Certification: BLS/CPR Certified. Other clinical certification, i.e. case management beneficial. * Experience: Two years post-graduate experience preferred; healthcare and/or mental health experience preferred * Skills: Experience with Electronic Medical Record (EMR) platform preferred. Experience with Microsoft Office Suite. * Other: Reliable transportation to travel to different locations.

What you will do: * Provide comprehensive direct patient continuum of care, case management services * Coordination and referral to health and social welfare resources and discharge planning in conjunction with the Continuum Care Manager or Care Navigator * Functions as integral member of a collaborative and interdisciplinary team * Supports Nursing services and other clinical and non-clinical ancillary services in assuring the continuum of care for patients and in maintaining the quality of service delivery * Will also serve as patient advocate

NorthShore University HealthSystem (NorthShore) is an integrated healthcare delivery system consistently ranked as a Top 15 Teaching Hospital in the U.S. The NorthShore system, headquartered in Evanston, Ill., includes five hospitals - Evanston, Glenbrook, Highland Park, Skokie and Swedish. NorthShore also includes a 900 physician multispecialty group practice, NorthShore Medical Group, with more than 140 locations in the Chicagoland area. NorthShore has an established reputation and employs over 10,500 people.

NorthShore is committed to excellence in its academic mission and supports teaching and research as the principal teaching affiliate of the University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine.

NorthShore was the first health system in Illinois to achieve Magnet recognition-the highest, most prestigious honor that demonstrates excellence in nursing and high standards in patient care-something only achieved by 6% of hospitals nationwide. The system earned Magnet re-designation in 2019. 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.

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.

Keywords: Northshore, Skokie , Social Worker, Continuum of Care, Other , skokie, Illinois

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