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  • 00452169 - Social Worker - FT - Western Suburbs - Loyola University Health Systems

    Posted: 09/10/2023

    ** This position is located at the Westmont office and in Loyola Primary Care clinics **

    Join our dynamic team and use your Social Work knowledge, skills and abilities to their fullest!

    As a Social Worker on this team, you will be providing care management and coordination in the ambulatory setting. As part of an interdisciplinary team, you will be central to working with Medicaid, Medicare and Commercially insured patients to support them in their care journey.


    Works collaboratively with the multidisciplinary healthcare team to include the primary care physician, specialists, nurse case manager, community health worker, pharmacist, to coordinate care for patients/families presenting with social, financial or biopsychosocial needs. This position is to support the referrals from care coordinators and providers in the ambulatory setting seeking biopsychosocial and behavioral health services for their patients. Identification, assessment and treatment of mental health conditions, such
    as depression and anxiety;


    Case management/care coordination, particularly for individuals with chronic and/or complex medical conditions; ¦ Patient navigation, especially for patients moving among different health care levels (e.g., inpatient, outpatient, home health, or long-term care); ¦ Counseling on adjustment to chronic disease, life planning and end-of-life issues; ¦ Identification and referral for specialized services, such as drug and alcohol treatment, legal services, financial and employment counseling, and housing support; ¦ Education and support programming (e.g., diabetes education, parenting classes, domestic violence support programs) for individual and groups; ¦ Assistance with entitlements, medications, transportation, and advance directives; ¦ Assessment and intervention in domestic violence and child abuse situations; ¦ Outreach and coordination with other community resources and agencies; and ¦ Community-level advocacy on behalf of patients and families.



    Required: Masters Degree

    Specify Degree(s): Social Work


    Required:  Licensed Clinical Social Worker State of Illinois


    Strong knowledge of Medicaid services and processes are highly desired for this position.


    Care Management certification preferred (CMSA/ACMA/ANCC)