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10/10: LSW/LCSW Medical Social Worker

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Senior Spring, Inc. is a Chicago-based homecare company that provides skilled nursing and personal care services.

Job Title: Medical Social Worker

Job Type: Part-Time/Contractual

Job Description:

Help the patient and family to understand, accept, and follow medical recommendations and services planned to restore the patient to the optimum social and health adjustment within the patient's capacity.


• Assist the physician or podiatrist and other members of the health team in understanding significant social and emotional factors related to the patient's health problems.

• Assess the social and emotional factors in order to estimate the patient's capacity and potential to cope with the problems of daily living.

• Assist the patient and family with personal and environmental difficulties that predispose toward illness or interfere with obtaining maximum benefits from medical care.

• Utilize all available resources, such as family and community agencies, to assist the patient to resume life in the community or to live within the disability.

• Observe, record and report social and emotional changes.

• Prepare clinical and progress notes for the clinical record.


• Graduation from an accredited school of social work.

• Current and unencumbered LSW or LSCW licensure in Illinois.

• At least one year of social work experience in a health care setting.

Apply by responding to this ad: http://chicago.craigslist.org/chc/hea/3316391120.html

Website: http://seniorspring.org/Contact_Us.html

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