Ascension Health Social Worker - Hospice in Hinsdale, Illinois

Job ID: 248771

Social Worker - Hospice

Hinsdale, Illinois

Regular/Day

Additional Job Information

Title: Social Worker III-HHA / St. Thomas Hospital / FT

City, State: Hinsdale, IL (60521)

Location: Amita Health Adventist St. Thomas Hospice (119 E. Ogden Avenue, Suite 111)

Department: Hospice Therapeutic Svcs 001

Additional Job Details: Full-Time,Day, 40 hours,Weekly

About Us

AMITA Health ( www.AMITAhealth.org ) is a joint operating company formed by Adventist Midwest Health, part of the Adventist Health System in Altamonte Springs, FL., and Alexian Brothers Health System, a subsidiary of St. Louis-based Ascension. Headquartered in Arlington Heights, IL, AMITA Health is the third largest health system in the state with more than 12,000 associates committed to delivering the most efficient, highest quality, faith-based care at nine acute and specialty care hospitals and at more than 80 ambulatory/clinic locations. AMITA Health has an extensive provider network of more than 3,000 hospital-affiliated physicians and the AMITA Health Medical Group consists of over 500 multi-specialty employed physicians and associate practitioners, ranking it among the largest regional medical groups. AMITA Health’s mission is to extend the healing ministry of Jesus by respecting the faith traditions of the many individuals and families we have been called to serve across suburban Chicago.

Job Description

Job Summary:

Applies specialized clinical knowledge and advanced clinical skills in the areas of assessment, diagnosis, and treatment of mental, emotional, behavioral and developmental disorders, conditions and addictions.

Responsibilities:

  • Administers and interprets tests and measures of psychosocial functioning for the purpose of diagnosing mental, emotional, behavioral, addictive and developmental disorders and disabilities.

  • Develops and implements appropriate assessment-based treatment plan.

  • Consults with team managers, statutory and voluntary agencies and patient's relatives to ensure compliance with patient's treatment plan.

  • Provides crisis-oriented psychotherapy as well as short-term and long-term psychotherapy and psychotherapeutic treatment.

Qualifications

Licenses/Certifications/Registration:

  • Preferred Credential(s):

  • Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) credentialed from the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation obtained prior to hire date or transfer date.

Education:

  • Master's Level Degree

  • Master's degree in social work required

Work Experience:

  • Palliative, hospice, oncology, behavioral experience preferred.

How To Apply

How to Apply

If you have any questions about the application process or require a reasonable accommodation to complete the application, please contact Candidate Care at 855-778-6037 between the hours of 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. CST, M-F.

Equal Employment Opportunity

AMITA Health will provide equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all associates and applicants for employment regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identification or expression, age, disability, marital status, amnesty, genetic information, carrier status or any other legally protected status or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.