LCSW/Social Worker-Full Time-Lake Forest

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POST DATE 8/9/2016
END DATE 10/14/2016

Northwestern Memorial Healthcare Lake Forest, IL

Company
Northwestern Memorial Healthcare
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
0013227
AJE Ref #
575820626
Location
Lake Forest, IL
Experience
Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
Job Type
Regular
Education
Masters Degree

JOB DESCRIPTION

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Performs comprehensive/timely biopsychosocial assessments. Renders an evidence-based opinion regarding the patients mental status, competency, prospective dangerousness, diagnosis, and need for psychiatric treatment. Matches appropriate disposition and level of care determination to the diagnosis, formulation, risk factors and patient needs as assessed. Formulates and implements evidence-based treatment plans. Works collaboratively with all staff on the treatment team to ensure seamless psychiatric care. Performs evidence-based psychotherapy as therapist or co-therapist. Provides individual patients, groups, families, and married couples, psychotherapy based on a framework of scientifically acceptable medical-psychological theory. Creates specific and timely discharge/aftercare plans and utilizes community resources when indicated. May perform other duties as assigned.
Required:

* Masters degree.

* Licensed Clinical Social Worker (IL).

* Zero (0) to two (2) years experience in a relevant role.