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Specialist-Social Services

Company: Ascension Health
Location: Kankakee
Posted on: June 21, 2022

Job Description:

We Are Hiring: Title: PRN/On Call Specialist Social WorkerSchedule:As Needed Mondays - Saturdays 8 am - 4:30 pmLocation: Presence Saint Mary's Kankakee -Since 1897, Acsension St. Mary's Kankakee has brought compassionate, community-minded care to Kankakee and the south suburbs. We provide award-winning services for both primary and specialty care, including our nationally recognized peritoneal dialysis unit - one of only 91 in the country. Our 182-bed acute care facility includes a certified Level II Emergency/Trauma Center, as well as a state-of-the-art Family Birthing Center for new and expectant parents. We proudly offer high-quality care in a welcoming setting that puts you and your family first. At Ascension St. Mary's Kankakee, we're here for you, always. In sickness and in health. - What You Will Do: Assist clients by assessing their social services needs, solving problems, setting goals and obtaining required services.

  • Conduct initial intake procedures.
  • Assess needs and eligibility of potential clients.
  • Participate in the initial assessment process, service plan of care development, and ongoing monitoring of each client's care.
  • Obtain extensive social history from client and/or family member upon admission to program.
  • Resolve client problems by clarifying the issue, determining the cause; selecting and explaining the best solution; expediting correction or adjustment; and following up to ensure resolution. What You Will Need: Licensure / Certification / Registration:
    • Social Worker credentialed from the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation preferred.Education:
      • High school diploma/GED with 2 years of experience, or Associate's degree, or Bachelor's degree required.Work Experience:
        • 3 years of experience preferred. Additional Preferences: Must have BSW or MSW Why Join Our Team: Ascension Illinois, one of the largest health systems in Illinois, with 15 hospitals and over 150 sites of care, serves over 6.6 million residents in the greater Chicagoland area. A career at Ascension means you join a team of over 150,000 individuals across the country committed to a Mission of serving others and providing compassionate, personalized care to all.Our inclusive culture, continuing education programs, career coaches and benefit offerings are just a few of the resources and tools that team members can use to create a rewarding career path. If you are looking for a career where you can grow and make a difference in your community, we invite you to join our team today. Equal Employment Opportunity Employer: Ascension will provide equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all associates and applicants for employment regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship, gender, sexual orientation, gender identification or expression, age, disability, marital status, amnesty, genetic information, carrier status or any other legally protected status or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.For further information regarding your EEO rights, click on the following link to the "EEO is the Law" poster:Please note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information from applicants. E-Verify Statement: This employer participates in the Electornic Employment Verification Program. Please click the E-Verify link below for more inforamtion.

Keywords: Ascension Health, Joliet , Specialist-Social Services, Other , Kankakee, Illinois

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