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AMITA Health Social Worker - Licensed Counselor - Palliative Care - Full Time Day in Mount Prospect, Illinois

We Are Hiring

We are hiring a Licensed Social Worker / Counselor to work within our Rainbow Hospice and Palliative Care Department.

Schedule:

  • Full Time, Day Shift, 8:00am-5:00pm M-F

  • *NO on call, weekends, or holidays

  • Travel required to the entire service region for this position North/Northwest Suburbs Area

  • Mileage reimbursed

  • Home health and facilities

    Why Rainbow Hospice and Palliative Care?

    Rainbow Hospice and Palliative Care is non-profit organization founded by a bereaved widow and three friends in 1981. Rainbow is one of the oldest and largest non-profit hospice organizations serving patients and families in Chicago and the surrounding counties.

    Rainbow Hospice and Palliative Care teams provide physical, emotional, psychological and spiritual relief to patients and families living with advanced, complex illness.

    In 2018, Rainbow Hospice and Palliative Care joined the AMITA Health system .

What You Will Do

Coordinate the overall interdisciplinary plan of care for patient, from admission to discharge.

  • Create plan for care across the continuum, integrating patient/family preferences and values.

  • Monitor patient care through assessments, evaluations and/or patient records.

  • Advocate for resources and removal of barriers.

  • Maintain ongoing dialog with supervisor and other health providers to ensure effective implementation of health plan.

  • Act as a resource for adequate medical record documentation, appropriateness of services as they relate to diagnoses, and treatment options for post-discharge care.

What You Will Need

Licensure / Certification / Registration:

  • One or more of the following Required:

  • Clinical Counselor credentialed from the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date.

  • Counselor credentialed from the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date.

  • Social Worker specializing in Clinical Practice credentialed from the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date.

  • Social Worker credentialed from the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date.

Education:

  • High school diploma/GED with 2 years of experience, or Associate's degree, or Technical degree required.

Additional Preferences

Work Experience / Credentials:

  • LCSW, LSW, LPC, LPCP, LPCC

  • NPI number already issued and being used for billable counseling hours

  • Master's in Social Work

  • Counseling experience with adults, palliative care, oncology

Why Join Our Team

AMITA Health, one of the largest health systems in Illinois, is comprised of 19 hospitals and more than 230 sites of care. With more than 900 providers in its medical groups, 26,000 associates and 7,000 physician partners, AMITA Health serves over 6.6 million residents in the greater Chicagoland area. We are committed to improving accessibility to healthcare in the communities we serve. We hold ourselves accountable to our patients and one another, and we work hard to treat the whole person, body, mind and spirit. Our compassionate, talented team members are the source of our strength, and we invest heavily in their well-being. We offer significant professional opportunities, career advancement potential, comprehensive training and competitive wages.

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

AMITA Health will provide equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all associates and applicants for employment regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identification or expression, age, disability, marital status, amnesty, genetic information, carrier status or any other legally protected status or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.For further information regarding your EEO rights, click on the following link to the “EEO is the Law” poster:http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdfEEO is the Law Poster SupplementPlease note that AMITA Health will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. AMITA Health will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.

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