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Rush University Medical Center Licensed Clinical Social Worker - Epilepsy Programs in Chicago, Illinois

Job Title:

Licensed Clinical Social Worker - Epilepsy Programs


Community/Mental Health




Active Regular FT (72 to 80 hours per pay period)


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Job Description:

We are seeking an experienced and highly motivated Licensed Clinical Social Worker to be part of our Social Work and Community Health team at Rush University Medical Center!

General Summary :

The Clinical Social Worker is a key member of the Rush Social Work and Community Health team. This LCSW position primarily provides individual and group psychotherapy services for adults and adolescents, primarily caring for patients being seen by the interprofessional team staffing Rush Epilepsy's Psychogenic Non-Epileptic Seizure (PNES) clinic. This position requires strong partnership and innovation skills and may also serve as a representative of Social Work and Community Health social work in meetings and presentations. Finally, this position exemplifies the Rush mission, vision and values, and acts in accordance with Rush policies and procedures.

This position is full-time, for a total of five days a week, which may include a combination of weekend days and/or evenings. Due to COVID-19, this will primarily be a remote position.

Position Highlights:

  • Provide psychotherapy services to adults, adolescents, and older adults.

  • Provide psychotherapy services to patients enrolled in Rush's PNES clinic, specifically the delivery of mindfulness-based psychotherapy.

  • Manage data collection efforts for clinic.

  • Participate in scheduled meetings and clinic days with interdisciplinary team in PNES clinic.

  • As part of PNES clinic psychotherapy delivery, work with patients' caregivers/supports as appropriate, including family sessions as indicated.

  • Refer to clinical care management and other on-demand social work services as appropriate.

  • Maintain relationships with referring Rush clinics and providers through consistent and timely communication.

  • Promote the Rush Generations and Resource Centers' program offerings by helping clients to connect with programs that address their needs.

  • Document all client interactions in either the Epic, Maxsys or LVM software.

  • Promote Rush University Medical Center clinical services by referring clients to relevant Rush clinics.

  • Represent the Social Work and Community Health department at meetings, conferences or other public engagements on an as-needed basis.

Position Qualifications:

  • Master's degree in Social Work.

  • Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) in State of Illinois

  • Experience in psychotherapy

  • 2-5 years' experience in healthcare and/or social services and/or psychotherapy preferred

  • Bilingual in Spanish preferred

Company Highlights:

  • Rush was recently ranked among the top 20 hospitals in the nation by U.S. News & World Report.

  • Eleven Rush programs were recently ranked among the nation's best by U.S. News & World Report.

  • Rush was recently ranked first for Quality and Accountability among 102 leading academic medical centers in the US in a study conducted by the health care services company Vizient.

  • Ranked among the top academic medical centers in the country, Rush University Medical Center is an outstanding place to enhance your career. Everything we do centers on one goal: improving patient care.

  • Rush offers a competitive salary, and valuable healthy living benefits including health, dental and vision to help you maintain and improve your health. Rush also offers several ways to invest in your future.

Rush is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics.