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Intake Psychiatric Social Worker LSW or LCSW Behavioral Health Intake Full-time Nights

Location Palos Heights, Illinois Business Unit Palos Hospital Job REQID 132962 Job Function Mental Health/Social Services Shift Night Job (3rd) 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: $30.89+ 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.


The Intake Psychiatric Social Worker - PH Behavioral Health 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 Intake Social Worker is responsible for enhancing the psychosocial care of the psychiatric patient and his/her family and considering the specific needs and behaviors of specific age groups.  The intake Social Worker assists in the assessment of patients entering the Palos Health system for mental health/chemical dependency services, taking into consideration the special needs and behaviors of the specific age of the unit population.

This position is full-time, 72 hours per pay period, 12-hour night shift, 7:00 p.m. to 7:30 a.m. with alternating weekends and holidays.



Master's Degree from accredited school of social work.

LSW or LCSW required.

Must be registered in the State of Illinois.

Current CPR certification through the American Heart Association (BLS for Healthcare Providers) required. 

Equal Opportunity

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

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