Employment Type: Full time Shift:

Description: Title: Licensed (Clinical) Social Worker or Counselor- Psychiatric Liaison – Intensive Outpatient Program

Location: MacNeal Hospital

Shift: Full Time Days

Intensive Outpatient Hours: Monday – Friday 8a – 4:30p

Loyola Medicine, a member of Trinity Health, is a nationally ranked academic, quaternary care system based in Chicago’s western suburbs. Loyola Medicine Transport is based at Loyola University Medical Center and is part of a three-hospital system including Loyola University Medical Center , Gottlieb Memorial Hospital , and MacNeal Hospital .

The Behavioral Health team is seeking a Licensed (Clinical) Social Worker/Counselor for our Intensive Outpatient Clinic. This future colleague should have the passion to provide advanced behavioral health knowledge and skills including direct and indirect assessment and care to patients and families, crisis intervention, support group facilitation, behavioral health education and problem solving in all clinical care areas.

What you’ll do:

Conducts group therapy sessions and performs case management responsibilities for behavioral health patients participating in intensive outpatient programming. Completes comprehensive psychiatric and substance use assessments to determine patients’ individual needs. Continuously evaluates level of risk and protective factors. Collaborates with Psychiatric NP and Psychiatrist regarding treatment planning, discharge planning and clinical staffing for all patients. Conducts in-services, provides patient referrals, and completes insurance pre-authorizations and utilization review process. Provides crisis intervention as necessary. Acts as a liaison to community behavioral health facilities and private practitioners. Markets outpatient programs to community referral sources and healthcare consumers. Provision and promotion of the delivery of patient care in accordance with Behavioral Health Department standards of quality care consistent with accepted standards of practice. Timely completion of documentation consistent with established policy and procedures within patient medical record.

We offer our Psychiatric Liaison

  • Benefits from Day One
  • Daily Pay! Work today, Get paid today
  • Competitive Shift Differentials
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • On Site Fitness Center (Gottlieb Memorial Hospital & Loyola University Medical Center)
  • Childcare Employee Discount at Gottlieb’s Child Development Center
  • Referral Rewards
  • Strong Team Culture
  • Career Growth Opportunities

What you’ll need for this job:

  • Master’s degree required in Psychology, Counseling, or Social Work
  • Required – Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) or Licensed Social Worker (LSW), Master’s Degree and partial licensure.
  • Preferred – Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (LCPC) or Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), Master’s Degree and full clinical license two years post Master’s.

Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

Trinity Health is one of the largest not-for-profit, Catholic healthcare systems in the nation. Built on the foundation of our Mission and Core Values, we integrate diversity, equity, and inclusion in all that we do. Our colleagues have different lived experiences, customs, abilities, and talents. Together, we become our best selves. A diverse and inclusive workforce provides the most accessible and equitable care for those we serve. Trinity Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other status protected by law.