MSW Licensed, Registry Weekends and Holidays
Loyola University Health System

Maywood, Illinois

Posted in Medical and Nursing

Job Info

Employment Type:
Part time
Weekend Shift

Minimum expectation of four weekend day shifts per month and 2 holiday shifts per year.
Position Summary: The successful Social Worker will provide psychosocial and supportive intervention, consultation and education to patients/families to assure comprehensive services throughout a patient's hospitalization, leading to a successful transition for discharge or transfer. Utilizes the Social Work process to determine the individual patient needs and the appropriate community resources to assure continuity of care from hospital to home or another health care facility. Contributes to the training of Social Workers and other health care professionals to enhance the educational programs of the Loyola University Health System.

Position Requirements: Minimum Education:

Required: Masters Degree

Specify Degree(s): Masters of Social Work Residency: Internship in Inpatient Hospital Setting Preferred

Minimum Experience:

Required: None

Preferred: 1-2 years of previous job-related experience


Required: Licensed Social Worker State of Illinois

Preferred: Licensed Clinical Social Worker State of Illinois

Position Responsibilities: Assesses the patient's mental and social functioning by providing a psychosocial screen/history, assessment, resource information, counseling and a discharge plan. Responds to immediate requests and ensures a comprehensive medical plan by communicating the psychosocial and/or discharge information to the medical team verbally and through documentation in the patient's medical record. Completes discharge plan requirements. Attends service line multi-disciplinary rounds, unit meetings and meetings specific to the assignment responsibility to facilitate continuity of patient care. Provides educational and psychosocial programs to patients and families and enhances the educational programs of LUHS. Adheres to the Social Work Code of Ethics and ensures on-going professional education to provide state of the art psychosocial and discharge care. Works with Social Work students as a Field Instructor in conjunction with the Department of Social Work Student Coordinator and the specific University Liaison. Meets the Department of Social Work management accountabilities of attendance at Social Work Staff meetings, completes medical record chart notes and statistical reports, completes LUMC mandatory education classes and regulatory compliance, etc.

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