At Northwestern Medicine, every patient interaction makes a
difference in cultivating a positive workplace. This patient-first
approach is what sets us apart as a leader in the healthcare
industry. As an integral part of our team, you'll have the
opportunity to join our quest for better healthcare, no matter
where you work within the Northwestern Medicine system. At
Northwestern Medicine, we pride ourselves on providing competitive
benefits: from tuition reimbursement and loan forgiveness to 401(k)
matching and lifecycle benefits, we take care of our employees.
Ready to join our quest for better?
The On Call Social Worker reflects the mission, vision, and
values of NM, adheres to the organization's Code of Ethics and
Corporate Compliance Program, and complies with all relevant
policies, procedures, guidelines and all other regulatory and
The Social Worker is responsible for providing high quality
services to the patient and the patients family in order to promote
optimal social and emotional functioning. These services include
direct service to patients and their families both on an inpatient
and outpatient basis. The Social Worker coordinates options and
services to meet the patients needs through collaboration and
consultation with physicians and other healthcare personnel.
On-call social services are provided primarily to patients in the
Emergency Department; however, the Medical, Surgical, ICU,
Pediatrics and Obstetrics may also require the services of an
* Bachelor's degree with major in social work or related field
with equivalent in education, training, or experience and
documented mental health training or experience. * Documented
experience providing direct service to patients. * Knowledge of the
mental health code. * Knowledge of normal characteristics of growth
and development throughout the span of life. * Demonstrates ability
to work productively and effectively in a timely manner, ability to
function well as a member of a multidisciplinary team, and ability
to represent the program well in interactions both inside and
outside the host hospital.
Northwestern Medicine is an affirmative action/equal opportunity
employer and does not discriminate in hiring or employment on the
basis of age, sex, race, color, religion, national origin, gender
identity, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation or any
other protected status.