Licensed Clinical Social Worker - HOME and FACILITY Visits for the ROCKFORD, WOODSTOCK, and HUNTLEY Areas.
Administrative offices in Glenview
This is for the CORAL Team
Summary of Position Responsibility
The Social Worker MSW/LCSW provides assessment of the needs of JourneyCare patients and families. They also provide the patients and families with emotional and resources support. The Social Worker MSW/LCSW provides counseling regarding the dying process.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Assesses the social, financial, physical, resource and emotional needs of patients and families
Supports and educates patients and families regarding end of life issues and advanced care planning
Documents patient/family visits and phone calls and develops and updates individual care plans for patients/family
Attends and participates in interdisciplinary team meetings for patient/family care planning
Assesses bereavement issues and provides education and support for grief work
Identifies concurrent crises and makes appropriate referrals
Participates in patient chart audits
Provides internal and external education programs on Hospice and end of life social service topics.
Attends on-site care plan conferences for patients we serve at facilities
Uses social work lead as a clinical resource and for assistance in caseload management
Other duties may be assigned or required for the performance of this position
Specialized Competencies (Skills, Abilities, and Behaviors) Required
Certain positions require Pediatric skill competencies on an infant, toddler, preschool, school age or adolescent
Able to work independently and with a team
Experience working with patients of all ages
Computer skills (e-mail, road notes patient database, internet, Word) voice mail
Communication skills verbal and written
ABOUT JOURNEY CARE
JourneyCare is the combined organization of Horizon Hospice & Palliative Care, JourneyCare, and Midwest Palliative & Hospice CareCenter. The three organizations came together in 2015 to provide greater services to more patients and families across 10 counties in the Chicago area and northern Illinois. We offer more than 100 years of combined expertise, providing palliative, supportive and end-of-life care and helping people facing serious illness live life to the fullest, with dignity and without pain, on their own terms.
JourneyCare is growing and seeking world-class, compassionate professionals who are highly skilled, possess superior interpersonal skills and make a commitment to our culture of excellence. Join our team of Physicians, Nurse Practitioners, Registered Nurses, Social Workers, Chaplains and C.N.A.'s , along with more than 1,300 volunteers, who continue to be a trusted resource for care and support in the communities we serve.
Our services include:
Adult hospice and palliative care
Pediatric hospice and palliative care
Five Hospice CareCenters, located in Arlington Heights, Barrington, Chicago, Glenview and Woodstock, for those who require short term, around-the-clock medical oversight
Integrative therapies that include pet therapy, music therapy and music-thanatology, aromatherapy, art, massage and compassionate touch
A comprehensive grief support program
Jewish Care Services
We Honor Veterans Program
A broad range of volunteer opportunities
Your Life . . .
JourneyCare has cared for generations of patients and families facing serious and life-limiting illnesses, providing comfort, peace and well-being.
We are committed to be the employer of choice by offering:
A comprehensive benefit package
Continuing education and generous tuition reimbursement
A supportive, collaborative and fun work environment
Your Path . . .
Join our Journey!
For more information apply online at http://www.journeycare.org and explore career opportunities with us.
Experience and Skills:
Master of Social Worker degree required
LCSW Licensure in Illinois required
Prior experience in medical setting working with adults; hospice and/or home care experience preferred
Access to a reliable car, current driver's license and liability auto insurance
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