:Apr 22, 2017, 12:59:00 AMFull-timeShift Start Time:12:00A.M.Shift End Time:8:00A.M.
:Health and Hospital Systems
Position Summary SEIu 73
Under the direction of the Chair of the Department of Psychiatry, the Psychiatric Social Worker will provide behavioral health assessment, determine safety (for psychiatric hospitalization), provide supportive psychotherapy, and recommend outpatient treatment under the guidance of the back-up psychiatrist or ambulatory physician. Specifically, the incumbent will provide initial psychiatric consultations, crisis management, therapeutic support and psychotherapy for patients on all inpatient, outpatient, and emergency settings for the Cook County Health & Hospitals System (CCHHS).
This position is exempt from Career Service under the CCHHS Personnel Rules.
Shift: 12am- 8am M-F/ Alternating Weekends
Master's Degree in Social Work from an accredited college or university focusing on clinical social work with a concentration on mental health, required
License in Clinical Social Work (LCSW) in the State of Illinois, required
Two (2) years of prior experience as a Social Worker performing individual therapy to individuals who have mental illness in a mental health setting (NOT a substance abuse setting, and experience gained during training not included)
Experience using evidence-based counseling techniques (e.g. Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) or Problem Solving Therapy (PST)
Certification as an Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse Counselor (CADC) or Board Registered as a Mental Illness-Substance Abuse Counselor (MISA I, MISA II)
Experience working with patients who have co-occurring mental health, substance abuse, and physical health problems
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Other Characteristics
Knowledge of psychopharmacology for common mental health disorders
Skill in directing and evaluating the professional and administrative aspects of case management services
Skill in conducting bio-psychosocial interviews
Demonstrated ability to collaborate effectively in a team setting
When applying for employment with the Cook County Health & Hospitals System, preference is given to honorably discharged Veterans who have served in the Armed Forces of the United States for not less than 6 months of continuous service
To take advantage of this preference a Veteran must:
Meetthe minimum qualifications for the position.
Identify self as a Veteran on the employment application by answering yes to the question by answering yes to the question, Are you a Military Veteran?
Attach a copy of their DD 214, DD 215 or NGB 22 (Notice of Separation at time of application filing.Please note:If you have multiple DD214s, 215s, or NGB 22S, Please submit the one with the latest date.Coast Guard must submit a certified copy of the military separation from either the Department of Transportation (Before 9/11) or the Department of Homeland Security (After 9/11). Discharge papers must list and Honorable Discharge Status.Discharge papers not listing an Honorable Discharge Status are not acceptable
A copy of a valid State ID Card or Driver's License which identifies the holder of the ID as a Veteran, may also be attached to the application at time of filing.
If items are not attached, you will not be eligible for Veteran Preference
VETERANS MUST PROVIDE ORIGINAL APPLICABLE DISCHARGE PAPERS OR APPLICABLE STATE ID CARD OR DRIVER'S LICENSE AT TIME OF INTERVIEW.
Medical, Dental, and Vision Coverage
Basic Term Life Insurance
Deferred Compensation Program
Paid Holidays, Vacation, and Sick Time
You may also qualify for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program (PSLF)
MUST MEET ALL REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS AT TIME OF APPLICATION FILING.
*Degrees awarded outside of the United States with the exception of those awarded in one of the United States' territories and Canada must be credentialed by an approved U. S. credential evaluation service belonging to the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES) or the Association of International Credential Evaluators (AICE). Original credentialing documents bust be presented at time of interview.
*Please note all offers of Employment are contingent upon the following conditions: satisfactory professional & employment references, healthcare and criminal background checks, appropriate licensure/certifications and the successful completion of a physical and pre-employment drug screen.
*CCHHS is strictlyprohibitedfromconditioning,basingorknowinglyprejudicingoraffectinganytermoraspectofCountyemploymentorhiringuponorbecauseofanypoliticalreasonorfactor.
COOK COUNTY HEALTH & HOSPITALS SYSTEM IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
Cook County Health & Hospitals System is a public worldwide leader in medical care, research and education. Mission-driven. Patient-focused. Team-based. At CCHHS, nearly 6,000 dedicated professionals — working in every medical and surgical specialty — collaborate to provide health and hope and healing to people from all walks of life.Respect — Whether on the front lines of patient care or support...ing the efforts of your colleagues and co-workers, the work you do at Cook County Health and Hospitals System will help to save lives. You are a valued member of the team.Growth — At Cook County Health & Hospitals System you’re encouraged to build on your strengths and career goals.Diversity — County Health & Hospitals System actively seeks to bring together individuals with diverse thoughts, ideas and backgrounds and to promote an inclusive environment that will generate innovation, greater job satisfaction and, most importantly, continually improved patient care.