Social Worker - Part Time

Chicago, IL
Jan 13, 2018
Administrative Jobs
Student Affairs, Counseling
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Hyde Park Campus

20133 Psychiatry & Behav. Neurosci

About the Unit
The Department has is organized along “Mission Lines” These mission lines are focusing in a variety of areas and strategic initiatives of the hospital including, but not limited to, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, Supportive Psycho-oncology, Consultation Psychiatry, Palliative Care, Eating Disorders, Geriatrics, Woman's Health and general psychotherapy for adults, adolescents and children.

Job Information

Job Summary:

The social worker will be integrated into the University of Chicago Cancer Center's outpatient and inpatient clinics and will provide comprehensive support for center-wide tobacco cessation programming.

  • Social Work: Conduct in-person clinical assessment to provide diagnosis and provide individual and group-based treatment to cancer patients who are tobacco users at the University of Chicago Medical Center.
  • Conduct outpatient psychotherapy using evidence based practices (e.g. Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Supportive Psychotherapy).
  • Engage with multi-disciplinary team including members of the Psychiatry and Medical Oncology departments.
  • As appropriate, attendance at team rounds, care coordination meetings, and clinical supervision meetings weekly.

  • Ability to develop and manage interpersonal relationships
  • Ability to exercise absolute discretion regarding confidential matters
  • Ability to follow written and/or verbal instructions
  • Ability to give directions
  • Ability to handle sensitive matters with tact and discretion
  • Ability to handle stressful situations
  • Ability to react effectively, quickly, calmly, and rationally during conflicts and emergencies

Additional Requirements

Education, Experience and Certifications:

  • Advanced degree or higher in Social Work from an accredited institution required.

  • Minimum of one year of related experience required.

Licenses and Certifications:
  • Licensed in the State of Illinois, LCSW required.

Required Documents:

Resume and Cover letter

Benefit Eligibility

Pay Frequency

Pay Range
Depends on Qualification

Scheduled Weekly Hours


Job is Exempt?

Drug Test Required?

Does this position require incumbent to operate a vehicle on the job?

Health Screen Required?

Background Check Required?


Posting Date

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