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Social Worker

Job Title:Social Worker

Department:MSP Psych Child Eval


Specialty:Social Work/Human Services

Job Number:2022-2246

Date Posted:06/24/2022

Position Type:Social Work


Social Worker

The Social Worker is a key member of the Building Early Connections Program and Autism Assessment, Research, Treatment and Services (AARTS) Center at Rush. The Building Early Connections Program supports screening and behavioral health intervention for children 8 years and younger, and their families. The AARTS Center is a clinical research program dedicated to addressing the unmet needs of individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) across the lifespan. This position involves delivery of evidence-based intervention to families of young children, and families of individuals with ASD and related neurodevelopmental disorders, as part of clinical services and clinical research studies. Insight and direction for patients will be offered to ensure that they are connected to other services and support in the community, at school or in another appropriate setting. This position will work in collaboration with psychiatrists, psychologists, social workers, counselors, pediatricians, and other members of the Building Early Connections and AARTS Center's multi-disciplinary teams. Exemplifies the Rush mission, vision and values and acts in accordance with Rush policies and procedures.

Job Responsibilities:

Interviews, assesses and evaluates clients and families who present themselves for care; provides professional outpatient counseling and treatment with the goal of maximizing personal/family stability.

Prepares intake summaries, treatment plans and case summaries while maintaining on-going confidential records.

Documents treatment and progress in accordance with state and other regulations and in keeping with accepted community standards.

Develops implements and evaluates treatment approaches for clients and affected family members, including individual, family, group or intensive therapeutic modalities.

Confers and consults with center physicians regarding client's progress and treatment; this may include conferring with attending physicians regarding hospitalized clients regarding recommendations for treatment plans.

Utilizes resources within the community that support service members and veterans to meet the needs of the client's treatment goals (these community resources will offer options for referrals to external resources for the client and/or family members).

Participates in development, implementation and evaluation of programs within the psychiatry department at Rush.

Develops and conducts psycho-educational classes and groups.

Performs related duties as required.

Required Job Qualifications:

Master's Degree in Social Work, Psychology or Applied Behavioral Science required.

Clinical experience, ability to assess patient and family needs

Excellent interpersonal skills and solid knowledge of community resources, demonstrated organizational skills.

Preferred Job Qualifications:

Two years experience in healthcare and/or social services for young children and families

Experience with evidence-based therapies

Spanish Speaking

Strong active listening, critical thinking, judgment and decision making skills.

Excellent verbal and written communication, interpersonal and organizational skills.

Proficiency with MS Office Suite.

Ability to sense problems or potential problems

Ability to apply inductive and deductive reasoning to information received and identifying relationships between seemingly unrelated events/information

Disclaimer: The above is intended to describe the general content of and requirements for the performance of this job. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities or

Company Highlights:

Ranked among the top academic medical centers in the country, Rush University Medical Center is an outstanding place to enhance your career. Everything we do centers on one goal: improving patient care.

The Association for the Accreditation of Human Research Protection Programs (AAHRPP) has awarded Rush full accreditation for three years. Rush is one of the first academic medical centers in Illinois to receive this accreditation.

As an academic medical center, Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, Illinois, is committed to advancing medical knowledge through research. Investigators at Rush are involved in more than 1,600 projects, including hundreds of clinical studies to test the effectiveness and safety of new therapies and medical devices, as well as to expand scientific and medical knowledge.

RUMC offers a competitive salary, outstanding benefits & the professional advantages of an environment that supports your development & recognizes your achievements.

Rush University is home to one of the first medical colleges in the Midwest and one of the nation's top-ranked nursing colleges, as well as graduate programs in allied health, health systems management and biomedical research.

Rush is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics.