Social Worker

Loyola University Of Chicago Inc Chicago , IL 60602

Posted 1 week ago

Position Details

Job Title SOCIAL WORKER Position Number 8102005 Job Category University Staff Job Type Full-Time FLSA Status Exempt Campus Rogers Park-Lake Shore Campus Department Name WELLNESS CENTER Location Code WELLNESS CTR LSC (03830A) Is this split and/or fully grant funded? No Duties and Responsibilities

This position is full-time, 10 months, with every June and July off.

1.Provides high quality counseling and psychological services for Loyola students enrolled in undergraduate, graduate and professional programs.

  • Provides triage, initial visit intakes, group counseling and brief individual psychological counseling focused on student success.

  • Maintains clinical records and necessary statistics of psychotherapeutic and other client contacts in compliance with legal and ethical standards and best practices.

  • Consults with psychiatrists in conjunction with prescribing and monitoring psychotropic medication for psychotherapy patients.

  • Consults with parents, physicians, faculty, deans, Residence Life Staff, off-campus counseling services, other campus offices and students, when appropriate, in order to provide quality care to students.

  • Makes referrals to off-campus therapists, clinics, and hospitals, when appropriate.

2.Provides crisis management services, including after-hours coverage as needed.

  • Provides walk-in crisis and risk assessment, urgent and emergent counseling services.

  • Develops safety plans and facilitates psychiatric hospitalizations as necessary.

  • Supervises trainees with clinical crises and urgent care situations.

  • Provides after-hours, weekend and holiday coverage 24/7 on a rotating basis with other Wellness Center staff members.

3.Supervises unlicensed student therapists as part of training program.

  • Supervises, designs and participates in training experiences for masters and/or doctoral level graduate trainees in accord with high standards of care and academic program learning outcomes

  • Provides case management oversight and consultation to trainees, as assigned.

  • Organizes, leads and/or contributes to training seminars for graduate level interns and externs.

4.Provides outreach and consultation to students, faculty, staff and parents.

  • Conducts outreach and other student learning programs, as requested, orientation sessions for new students and emergency and postvention support to the campus community, as needed.

  • Conducts organized mental health awareness campaigns such as National Depression Screening Day, Eating Disorders Awareness Day as assigned by Director of Counseling

  • Develops and implements trainings on mental health awareness for Residence Life professional and student staff.

  • Participates in campus-based mental health initiatives organized by Wellness Center such as suicide prevention programs.

  • Stays current on relevant research and best practices regarding psychological services to the college student population.

  • Develops psychoeducational programming to address campus mental health and climate issues.

5.Participates in regular Wellness Center staff meetings, case conferences, and in-service/professional development training.

  • May serves on Wellness Center and/or Student Development and university committees by request or as appointed by the Director of the Wellness Center or the Director of Counseling.

  • Develops didactic and psychoeducational presentations to groups inside and outside of the Wellness Center

  • Organizes and presents in team meetings and clinical case conferences to Wellness Center staff members based on areas of specialty and clinical expertise.

  • May provides administrative coordination of the groups program or outreach and liaison activities as assigned by the Director of Counseling

Minimum Education and/or Work Experience

Master's degree in social work and one-three years of related experience.

Licenses: (LCSW) in Illinois


  • Must be comfortable working with a variety of disciplines, and have a commitment to diversity.

  • Experience in working with adolescent and young adult groups and competence in developmental and related issues common in the college age population.

  • Experience in Higher education preferred.

  • Willing to work with therapy dog.

  • Commitment to diversity and inclusion.

  • Ability to work evening hours as required


Current, valid State of Illinois LCSW or LCPC required.

Computer Skills

Ability to learn electronic medical records system and basic office software programs required

Supervisory Responsibilities No Required operation of university owned vehicles No Does this position require direct animal or patient contact? Yes Physical Demands None Working Conditions None Open Date 08/10/2022 Close Date Special Instructions to Applicants

COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement

Loyola requires all faculty, staff, and students to be COVID-19 vaccinated along with receiving the COVID-19 Booster vaccine when eligible. An exemption for a qualified medical or religious reason may be submitted for review/approval.

If you are invited for an on-campus interview, you will be required to provide proof of full vaccination OR a negative COVID-19 test results no more than 48 hours prior to arriving on campus. PCR or rapid antigen test results are acceptable.

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Social Worker

Loyola University Of Chicago Inc