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Social Worker, LSW - Geriatrics Full time Days

Location Deerfield, Illinois Business Unit Northwestern Medical Group Job REQID 133525 Job Function Mental Health/Social Services Shift Day Job (1st) Apply Now


  • $10,000 Tuition Reimbursement per year ($5,700 part-time)
  • $10,000 Student Loan Repayment ($5,000 part-time)
  • $1,000 Professional Development per year ($500 part-time)
  • $250 Wellbeing Fund per year($125 for part-time)
  • Matching 401(k)
  • Excellent medical, dental and vision coverage
  • Life insurance
  • Annual Employee Salary Increase and Incentive Bonus
  • Paid time off and Holiday pay

Pay Starting at: $34.28+ per hour based on experience

Northwestern Medicine is powered by a community of colleagues who are purpose-driven and committed to our mission to deliver world-class care. Here, you'll work alongside some of the best clinical talent in the nation leading the way in medical innovation and breakthrough research with Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine.

We recognize where you've been, and we support where you're headed. We celebrate diverse perspectives and experiences, which fuel our commitment to equity and culture of service.

Grow your career with comprehensive training and development opportunities, mentorship programs, educational support and student loan repayment.

  • Create the life you envision for yourself with flexible work options, a Reimbursable Well-Being Fund and a Total Rewards package that support your physical, mental, emotional and financial well-being.
  • Make a difference through volunteer opportunities we offer in local communities and drive inclusive change through our workforce-led resource groups.

From discovery to delivery, come help us shape the future of medicine.


Work Hours: Monday - Friday, 8am to 4:30pm. This will be a hybrid position. 

The Social Worker, LSW 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 accreditation standards.

The Social Worker, LSW is responsible for providing psychosocial counseling and intervention services to patients who request their services, or any patient referred by a provider. The social worker advocates for the patient and family and assists in outpatient continuity of care.


  • Completes a thorough psychosocial assessment for new patients.
  • Utilizes critical thinking to identify and screen high risk social cases.
  • Provides pre-treatment planning, psychosocial counseling/interventions, health education, financial counseling, referrals, and discharge/transition planning.
  • Collaborates with team, other ancillary departments, case management staff, and social service agency providers to develop a care plan.
  • Provides resources, including education materials, to patients and families in the areas of financial assistance, transportation, scheduling, and community resources to support the care plan.
  • Supports department initiatives (attends case conferences, participates in quality improvement).
  • May perform other duties as assigned.



  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Licensed Social Worker (LSW) in the state of Illinois.
  • Zero (0) to two (2) years’ experience in a relevant role.


  • Master's Degree

Equal Opportunity

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

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