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JourneyCare Social Worker, LSW Pediatrics - Part Time in Barrington, Illinois

Job Descriptions:

Help us change the face of serious illness by joining our team as a Hospice Pediatric Social Worker

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:

The Pediatric Social Worker provides assessment of the needs of patients and families. The position also provides the pediatric patients and families with emotional and resources support. The Peds Social Worker provides counseling regarding the dying process. The Peds Social Worker will be required to travel to Cook, DuPage & Kane counties.

Required Experience:

Job Requirements:

  • Master’s or doctoral degree from a school of social work accredited by the Council on Social Work Education

  • Licensed Social Worker (LSW)

  • Valid Driver’s License

  • Valid Auto Insurance

  • Minimum of 1-year pediatric clinical experience

  • Ability to demonstrate sound clinical judgement with minimal supervision

  • Ability to function independently, organize and prioritize

  • Ability to work under pressure, multi-task and maintain a calming, professional presence in a fast-paced environment with frequent interruptions

  • Ability to maintain organizational confidentiality, which includes but is not limited to information about patients/families, volunteers, employees, donors and Agency processes

  • Flexibility to embrace change and effectively shift priorities

  • Communication skills, verbal and written

  • Excellent time management and organizational skills

  • Advanced computer skills

  • Must have the ability to travel to Cook, DuPage & Kane counties

Preferred Experience, Skills, and Qualifications:

  • Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW)

  • Knowledge of federal and state healthcare regulations

  • Minimum of 1-year pediatric clinical experience, preferably in an acute care or hospice setting

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! https://www.journeycare.org/careers

Keyword: pediatrics

From: JourneyCare