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Job ID Specialty Geographic Location City State Recruiter
2251667 Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) Chicago IL Medical Advantage Recruiters

Company Name: Medical Advantage Recruiters
Recruiter Name: Kurt Schussler
Contact Phone: 817-491-5260

Job Title: Licensed Clinical Socal Worker

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Recruiter Email: medadvantage2@tx.rr.com

Job Description

This is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) Opportunity Only!

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(Only QUALIFIED Healthcare Professionals accepted) Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) - 1,000 Signing Bonus! Licensed Clinical Social Worker (School based program affiliated with an FQHC) – Chicago, IL -- Loan Repayment through the NHSC!

We are seeking a Licensed Clinical Social Worker to work as a school based LCSW for a Community Based Mental Health Center in Chicago, IL. The Provider would receive a competitive salary of $60,000-$65,000+ (Depending Upon Experience) with a comprehensive benefits package including Medical, Dental, Vision, 401K, Life Insurance, PTO, and CEU allowance. This location is a loan repayment eligible site through the NHSC and would provide $25,000 per year to the LCSW candidate’s student loans (minimum of a 2 year commitment required in exchange for $50,000 in loan repayment). $1,000 signing bonus and relocation assistance available. Excellent opportunity for a candidate interested in making difference in the community they serve.

This position provides Behavioral Health consultation to children, adolescents, adults and families in order to improve psychosocial functioning.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES and RESPONSIBILITIES

Provide comprehensive assessment and diagnosis of Behavioral and Mental Health clients.
Develop effective treatment plans, that include specific goals to be met and timeline for meeting goals
Assist clients in achieving established self-management goals
Actively facilitate communication with parents|guardians and families
Actively facilitate communication with teachers and other school personnel, including school social workers, counselors, behavior team, special education, and administrators
Evaluate crisis situations and apply appropriate interventions or referrals if needed
Actively participate in meetings that support an integrated Medical|Mental Health care model to provide comprehensive care for clients
Assist in the detection of “at risk” patients and development of plans to prevent further psychological or physical deterioration.
Assist in the management of chronic disease by working with patients in self-management of chronic diseases
Refer patients for other treatment when objective progress in patient’s condition cannot be documented
Participate in quality improvement documentation, including the use of symptom rating scales and peer review evaluations, as necessary
Provide trainings for staff and|or families on Behavioral Health issues as needed
Other duties as assigned
JOB REQUIREMENTS and QUALIFICATIONS

EDUCATION and|or EXPERIENCE

LCSW
Integrated medical care model experience preferred
QUALIFICATIONS:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and|or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Computer skills - knowledge of word processing software
Excellent working knowledge of Behavioral medicine and evidence-based treatments for Mental Health and Behavioral Health conditions
Ability to work through brief patient contacts as well as to make quick and accurate clinical assessments of Mental Health and Behavioral Health conditions
Ability to communicate and work with an interdisciplinary team in a primary care center serving large numbers of low income and minority patients
General knowledge of the clinical effects and side effects of prescription and illicit drugs used by Mental Health and Behavioral Health patients
Ability to design and implement clinical pathways.

Kurt Schussler
Vice President and Managing Partner
Medical Advantage Recruiters
15455 Dallas Parkway, Suite #600
Addison, TX 75001
Phone: (877) 490-5260
Direct: (817) 491-5260
Fax: (817) 491-5261
e-mail: kurt@medicaladvantage.net
www.medicaladvantage.net




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