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Social Worker LCSW - Pediatric

at JourneyCare

Posted: 8/23/2019
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: J3S24F6WBBZK7T726NQ
Keywords: healthcare, patient

Job Description

Help us change the face of serious illness as a Social Worker in the Home Setting

With 40 years of healthcare leadership and expertise, JourneyCare has achieved national recognition for growth, innovation, community partnerships and best practices in caring for adults and children with serious illness. JourneyCare serves 13 counties in the Chicago area and northern Illinois and is the largest provider of hospice and palliative care in Illinois. The agency also provides services that include JourneyCare House Calls, Chronic Care Management, JourneyCare Choices and Home Health - serving patients at all stages of serious illness. JourneyCare is dedicated to enriching lives through expert, compassionate care and empowering patients and families to live with dignity, on their own terms. We are more than just a career choice - be part of a culture where you can make a difference.

Position Overview

We are seeking a Social Worker / LCSW to provide emotional support to parents and caregivers who provide care to children with serious illnesses and to connect them with social service agencies in their community to meet their needs. The Social Worker / LCSW will provide direct casework, counseling services and psychosocial assessments for patients and families. The Social Worker / LCSW will also play an integral role in participating in interdisciplinary team meetings once per week at our Barrington home office.

No on-call or weekends! This is a Monday thru Friday, day-shift position in conducting patient home visits in the Aurora, Bolingbrook and Lombard, Illinois area. If you enjoy traveling, working independently and have a strong desire to provide emotional support on a consistent basis to children and their caregivers, consider joining our job family.

Experience and Skills
  • Master’s or doctoral degree from a school of social work accredited by the Council on Social Work Education
  • Licensed as a Clinical Social Worker / LCSW in Illinois
  • Minimum of two (2) years clinical experience preferably in a pediatric setting
  • Home and palliative care experience preferred
  • Reliable vehicle, current driver’s license and liability auto insurance

Visit our careers website to apply for this position, read about our comprehensive benefits and learn about what it’s like to work at JourneyCare. Our team members make a difference!

Why Work for JourneyCare?

JourneyCare is the combined organization of Horizon Hospice & Palliative Care, JourneyCare, and Midwest Palliative & Hospice CareCenter. The three organizations came together in 2015 to provide greater services to more patients and families across 10 counties in the Chicago area and northern Illinois.

We offer over 100 years of combined expertise, providing palliative, supportive and end-of-life care and helping people facing serious illness live life to the fullest, with dignity and without pain, on their own terms.

JourneyCare is growing and seeking world-class, compassionate professionals who are highly skilled, possess superior interpersonal skills and make a commitment to our culture of excellence. If you are looking to join a great team, browse our current opening or join our Talent Network to stay connected!

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