Social Worker LCSW Community Care

Job Overview

Seeking LCSW to join a
team that provides compassionate care to the frailest elderly who have chronic
and acute illnesses living in their homes. Our LCSW delivers care and
counseling to a wide variety of patients with social and behavioral problems.
The LCSW will be accountable for caring for patients, connecting patients and
their families to support services, maintaining accurate and current patient
records and scheduling and administering initial, urgent, and follow-up
appointments to patients as required. The successful candidate will work as a
team with our Physicians, Advanced Practice Clinicians, and Care Team
Coordinators.  Position is a mix of home based visits, remote/telephonic,
and office based in Columbus at least one day per week.

  • Performs
    psychosocial assessments and provides therapeutic services to patients and
    their families.
  • Work
    closely with Behavioral Health Medical Director to manage complex patient
    cases and transitions of care
  • Manages
    complex behavioral and psychosocial needs that result in improved clinical
    and financial outcomes
  • Maintains
    constant communication with patients when addressing their concerns and
    goals and helping them keep positive attitudes
  • Builds
    rapport with patients and their families
  • Assists
    members to effectively utilize available resources to meet their personal
    health goals and help them develop their own capabilities.
  • Coordinates
    with other healthcare providers, agencies and community resources in order
    to create a thorough treatment plan addressing social, cultural, and
    financial needs
  • Collaborates
    with the interdisciplinary team and participate in regularly scheduled
    team meetings in the office in Chicago.
  • Partner
    with community team to refer patients to appropriate no or low-cost
    community services that support health and independence such as Meals On
    Wheels (MOW), local Area Agencies on Aging (AAA), Senior & Assistance
    Programs, and transportation resources.
  • Consults
    with and advises the Clinical Team regarding the relationship of social,
    emotional, and cultural factors to health and medical care, and to the
    availability of social services in the community.
  • Participates
    in program and policy development of the Social Work program.


  • Master’s
    Degree in Social Work
  • Current
    unrestricted LCSW license required.
Job Detail
  • Job IDNEHCR-105568
  • StreetN/A
  • StateIL
  • Postal Code60651
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