Assists patients and their families with personal and environmental difficulties, which predispose illness or interfere with obtaining maximum benefit from medical care. Collaborates with the Program Director and the Interdisciplinary team (IDT) to ensure timely progress through the system and coping with chronic kidney disease (CKD)and end stage renal disease(ESRD). Performs core functions of assessment, advocacy, education and information, referral and linkage, coordination, and counseling and crisis intervention for assigned patients. MSW is required, LSW or LCSW
A Master’s degree in Social Work (MSW) required.
MINIMUM WORK EXPERIENCE:
Social services experience in a health care setting required. REQUIRED LICENSES, CERTIFICATES,
Licensure by the State of Illinois as a Social Worker (LSW) or Clinical Social Worker (LCSW)
Schwab Rehabilitation Hospital is a freestanding, not-for-profit, 102-licensed bed facility onChicago’s West and Southwest Side that offers comprehensive inpatient and outpatient programs foradults and children. Schwab is a proud member of Sinai Health System and the first fully licensed andaccredited rehabilitation hospital in the Midwest.Our therapists see patients through the entire continuum o...f care, from acute inpatient admissions atMount Sinai Hospital, to inpatient rehabilitation and outpatient therapy services at Schwab. We alsohave a hospital-based rehabilitation-focused short-term sub-acute unit at Schwab that provides boththerapy and nursing services with exceptional outcomes.Our rehabilitation team takes a holistic, interdisciplinary approach to address the physical, cognitiveand psychosocial needs of each patient. Each patient is assessed and provided with a personalized careplan tailored to help achieve maximal independence and function. Schwab offers seven treatmentgyms featuring private treatment rooms, a warm-water indoor therapy pool, and an award-winningtherapeutic roof top garden.