Social Worker II (Neurology)

Company University of Chicago Medical Center
Requisition Post Information* : Posted Date 2 months ago(4/23/2024 6:48 AM)
Job ID
New Position Type
FT Regular
CBA Code

Job Description

Join UChicago Medicine as a Social Worker for the Neurology. Social workers have an integral role in providing the best possible care for every patient during his or her hospital stay and outpatient treatment. Come join our team of committed, quality-focused professionals!


Become a part of our thriving department where we are guided by core professional values promoting service, social justice, dignity and worth of the person, importance of human relationships, integrity, and competence.

Our social workers deliver world-class care in an environment where opinions are respected, decision-making is rewarded and teamwork is the order of the day. Our staff is encouraged to achieve their career goals, which in turn benefits all of our patients and the UChicago Medicine as a whole. Our Social Work Department provides LCSW Clinical Supervision to those pursuing their LCSW, opportunity to provide graduate level Social Work field supervision requiring a field placement, and onsite CEU opportunities.




Essential Job Functions

  • Psychosocial and Safety Assessments
  • Transitions of Care Planning
  • Coordination of interdisciplinary interventions
  • Crisis intervention
  • Supportive counseling around adjustment to illness, hospitalization, and/or outpatient care
  • Promote access to hospital and community resources


Required Qualifications

  • Master's degree in Social Work from a School of Social Work accredited by the Council on Social Work Education
  • Licensed Social Worker (LSW)
  • Self-motivated, organized and comfortable in a fast paced, dynamic environment
  • A Collaborative, solution-focused, team player to help facilitate safe patient outcomes and contribute to institutional goals
  • Previous clinical social work experience in a health care setting of at least one year
  • Licensure in Illinois


Preferred Qualifications

  • Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW)
  • Previous clinical social work experience in an acute care hospital setting


Position Details

  • Job Type/FTE: Full Time - 1.0 FTE
  • Shift: 8-hour shift - 8:30am to 5:00pm
  • Unit/Department: Social Work
  • CBA Code: Non-Union 



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