Hartgrove Hospital is a 160-bed leading psychiatric hospital dedicated to providing quality behavioral health services for its diverse population of children, adolescents and adults. As a leader in behavioral health within UHS and in the Chicago area, Hartgrove Hospital is a state-of-the-art facility offering some of the most advanced technologies and programs found in the behavioral health field. We are dedicated to our teamwork approach and provide a compassionate and therapeutic environment, as well as offering a continuum of specialty programs throughout our inpatient, partial and outpatient services
Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS) knows what it takes to lead, inspire and succeed. One of the nation's largest and most respected hospital companies, UHS owns and operates through its subsidiaries acute care hospitals, behavioral health facilities and ambulatory centers in the United States, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands and the United Kingdom.
JOB SUMMARY: Conducts social history assessment interviews, produces a social work assessment or assessment update from the interview data. Documents in the medical record; psychosocial histories, discharge planning, patient contacts, treatment updates, etc. Communicates all essential information/data obtained through assessment to the assigned team member. Initiates and follows through on discharge/aftercare planning as assigned. Identifies appropriate referral for post discharge services and establishes rapport with same. Relative to the assessment, treatment planning and continuum of care processes, understands and considers basic growth and development milestones with interventions specific to the age and population served. Follows all policies/procedures related to release of information and Confidentiality. Attends multi-disciplinary treatment staffing as assigned. Functions as a liaison between team members and all involved Social Service Agencies. Regularly attends clinical supervision. Conducts unit groups. May provide clinical supervision for social work interns.
Prefer knowledge of case management, discharge planning, group leadership skills, age specific growth and development, crisis and behavior management, family therapy theory and practice. Knowledge of theory and practice of psychosocial assessments. Able to work cooperatively with other hospital staff and involved community agencies. Good organization skills, as well as oral and written communication skills.