Licensed Clinical Social Worker - Lemont, IL

MPAC Healthcare Lemont, IL
Licensed Clinical Social Worker

The LCSW's responsibility is working 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. 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. Knowledge of the Medicare Benefit and commercial insurance plans. Currently licensed as a professional LCSW in the state where services are performed. Master's degree in Social Work, required. Prior experience in facility, medical knowledge, insurance benefits, and mental health.

Job Type: Full-time

Required education: Master's

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 appraoches

Required license or certification:

* Licensed LCSW in IL

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

Benefits:

* 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

* Work for a fast growing and fun company that is making a difference in how healthcare is being delivered