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LCSW Psychotherapist, Community Health - Rush Neurology

Company: rush university medical center
Location: Chicago
Posted on: November 23, 2021

Job Description:

Job Title:LCSW Psychotherapist, Community Health - Rush Neurology Department:Community/Mental Health Shift:1st Specialty: Job Number:2021-4385 Date Posted:11/02/2021 Position Type:Social Work Job Qualifications: We are seeking an experienced and highly motivated Licensed Clinical Social Worker to be part of our Psychotherapy Team in the Social Work and Community Health Department at Rush University Medical Center! What are some of the core values of the Social Work and Community Health Psychotherapy Team? Patient-centered: We build therapeutic relationships grounded in trust, mutuality, and respect. We collaboratively identify therapeutic goals that are meaningful for our patients and develop a plan to best achieve those goals. Strengths-based: The strengths of our patients, families, and communities at the center of the healing process. Collaborative: We provide mental health services within the context of a large academic medical center. To the extent that it is beneficial and empowering to our patients, we advocate for our patients and collaborate with other providers to make sure that the process of seeking care is as clear and empowering as possible. Competence: Our therapists provide trauma-informed care and offer therapy from different theoretical approaches, including evidence-based practices such as Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Interpersonal Therapy (IPT), and Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT). Job Summary This position in the Social Work and Community Health (SWaCH) Department will co-locate and provide psychotherapy to patients of the Movement Disorders clinic under Rush Neurology. To best support the mental health needs of this population, we are looking for candidates with a strong background in mental health treatment and experience with medically complex populations, including those with neurological conditions like Parkinson's. This position will connect patients and caregivers to relevant resources both internal to rush and in the community and will support relevant programming for the patients of the Movement Disorders clinic. This position will also have the opportunity to receive individual and group supervision while having access to continuing education opportunities throughout the hospital system. This position exemplifies the Rush mission, vision and values and acts in accordance with Rush policies and procedures. Job Responsibilities: Provides patient-centered and trauma-informed psychotherapy services to adults and older adults engaged with the Movement Disorder clinic, addressing the specialized needs of this population - including adjusting to diagnosis and cognitive and functional changes, as well as mood disorders such as depression and anxiety. Carries out comprehensive psychotherapy intake assessments (both in person and via teletherapy) to develop a plan of care for the client. Works collaboratively with psychotherapy patients and families to develop therapy goals and provide the necessary tools, skills, and resources to help achieve those goals. Maintains relationship with Movement Disorder providers through consistent and timely communication and participation in interdisciplinary meetings as scheduled. Completes all documentation and billing of patient sessions and other patient interactions in Epic software. Connects patients and their families to relevant resources, both at Rush and in the community, to address their needs. Promotes Rush University System for Health clinical services by referring clients to relevant Rush clinics. Leverages experience to support team members in training, crisis management, etc. as needed. Represents the department at meetings, conferences, or other public engagements on an as-needed basis. Required Job Qualifications: Master's degree in Social Work. Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) in State of Illinois. 3+ years' experience in healthcare, care management, mental health and/or social services. Clinical experience with medically complex patients, including those with neurological conditions like Parkinson's Disorder. Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite. Strong active listening, critical thinking, judgment, and decision-making skills. Shows acceptance of each person and their life journey. Ability to approach clients and workplace from a trauma-informed and health equity lens. Preferred Job Qualifications: Experience providing clinical supervision. Experience with evidenced-based interventions. Experience with high risk and/or complex populations. Professional qualities such as initiative, self-reflection, commitment, responsiveness, and adaptability. Strong planning and implementation skills, including problem solving and troubleshooting skills. Excellent verbal and written communication, interpersonal and organizational skills. We strongly encourage people of color, lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and non-binary people, veterans, parents, and individuals with disabilities to apply. Rush is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes everyone to our team. If you need reasonable accommodation at any point in the application or interview process, please let us know. In your application, please also feel free to note which pronouns you use (e.g., she/her/hers, he/him/his, they/them/theirs, etc.). by Jobble

Keywords: rush university medical center, Chicago , LCSW Psychotherapist, Community Health - Rush Neurology, Healthcare , Chicago, Illinois

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