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Social Worker/Discharge Planner Float - Naperville, IL - Social Worker

Company: Edward Hospital
Location: Naperville
Posted on: May 27, 2023

Job Description:

Social Worker/Discharge Planner Float - Naperville, ILThis position floats to all inpatient units to provides counseling and discharge planning services to patients who in need of ongoing behavioral health and/or medical care following discharge due to changing census and acuity level.-- Coordinating discharge planning at the direction of the patient's treatment team.-- Obtaining appropriate releases, communicating with other care providers and collaborating with patients, families and the treatment team to develop, arrange and document a comprehensive discharge plan.
Required Education, Skills and/or Experience:

Master's Degree in Social Work or a related behavioral health field
Minimum three years of experience in a behavioral health care setting, with a minimum of one year being in acute care

  • Ability to maintain information which is highly confidential
  • Ability to clearly summarize pertinent clinical information via written correspondence and medical records documentation
  • Ability to demonstrate self-control in volatile or hostile situations
  • Ability to set therapeutic limits and maintain therapeutic distance with clients; maintains therapeutic boundaries with patients during treatment and following discharge

    Preferred Education, Skills and/or Experience:

  • A minimum of two years of previous social work experience.

    Required License and/or Certification:

    Current State of Illinois licensure with a minimum of three letters which may include LSW (Licensed Social Worker), LCSW (Licensed Clinical Social Worker), LPC (Licensed Professional Counselor), LCPC (Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor).
  • Current CPR Certification issued by either American Heart Association or Red Cross

    Benefits offered by Edward-Elmhurst Health include:

    • Public Service Loan Forgiveness program
    • Medical, dental, and vision
    • 401K
    • Tuition reimbursement
    • Paid time off
    • Discounted Fitness center membership
      Plus many other Employee Perks

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