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Posted 3/31/2020

Hannibal, MO

POSITION: Full Time Outpatient – Social Services Worker


Hannibal Regional Medical Group is a rural health clinic attached to Hannibal Regional Hospital. With the growth of our healthcare system’s outpatient medical group, we are seeking an MSW to join our clinic team. Along with the care managers, primary care and medical specialty physicians the MSW will address the psychosocial and social determinants impacting the patient’s health and implement strategies and solutions for positive outcomes. This position will require skill in assessment, counseling, knowledge of community, state and federal programs and resources and the ability to provide professional expertise and consultation to the team. As a new position, there is opportunity to have input in the design of the daily work flow and the creation of target projects within the role.

Minimum Requirements:

Masters of Social Work degree (MSW)

Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) preferred

For more information, view: Hannibal Regional Healthcare

Posted 3/9/2020

3975 Midway Street
Baker City, OR 97814

POSITION: Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW)

We are a non-profit that specializes in helping people with alcohol, drug, and gaming addictions as well as mental health, developmental disabilities, and prevention services to individuals from Baker County (Oregon), and throughout the state of Oregon.

We are currently in need of both Licensed Clinical Social Workers as well as recent graduates from the Masters of Social Work programs. We have grown significantly as an organization and need to add to our team. Check us out at

In addition to competitive pay and excellent benefits, we have LCSW's that are able to provide supervision and students can apply to a loan repayment program. Our rural setting also allows new social workers to have a well-rounded experience with a variety of clients.

Description: As an LCSW or LPC you would provide psychotherapy counseling and case management to individuals, couples, families, and groups, in a community based outpatient mental health program. Actively participate in joint case planning and coordination with an interdisciplinary team and agency psychiatrist. Ability to prepare concise and complete treatment notes using the EHR system. Provide Crisis intervention counseling on a rotation basis. This is a Full-time exempt position with full benefits starting the 1st of the month after hire date.

Posted 3/9/2020

University of Iowa Healthcare
200 Hawkins Dr.
Iowa City, IA52242

POSITION: Several openings for MSW-trained social workers throughout our adult and pediatric inpatient units

For more information, view: UIHC Social Worker
UIHC Job Openings

Posted 2-27-2020

Jonesboro, Illinois

POSITION: K-8 School Social Worker


Position is responsible for working with students in grades Pre K to 8th Grade.Candidates must possess a passion for working with children, the ability to communicate effectively with all stakeholders, and the ability to successfully work in a collaborative environment.


As per Illinois State Board of Education Licensure requirements:

* Illinois Professional Educator License (PEL) with a School Social Worker endorsement or equivalent.

* Preferred MSW or LCSW designation.

* Applicants must pass a criminal background check acceptable to the Board of Education.

For more information, view: Jonesboro Community Consolidated School Dist. #43

Posted 2-27-2020

DaVita Dialysis
Centralia and Vandalia, Illinois

POSITION:Social Worker (MSW)

Use your natural gift of education and persuasion to help patients and their families cope with the effects of kidney disease. Life on dialysis can be a difficult transition for many patients-and you'll be there to support and advocate for them. In this vital role, you will help patients understand their rights and responsibilities, and guide them in managing the physical, mental, emotional and financial demands of End Stage Renal Disease.

If you love patient-centered health care with real relationships inside a company that encourages fun on and off the clock, then DaVita is the place for you.

We offer career options to fit your lifestyle.

Here is what you can expect when you join our Village as a Social Worker:

  • A community first, company second culture based on Core Values that really matter.
  • Clinical outcomes consistently ranked above the national average.
  • Award-winning education and training across multiple career paths to help you reach your potential.
  • Performance-based rewards based on stellar individual and team contributions.
  • A comprehensive benefits package designed to enhance your health, your financial well-being and your future.
  • Dedication, above all, to caring for patients suffering from chronic kidney failure across the nation. • Licensed or registered in the state of practice as required by state regulations.


  • Master's degree in Social Work (MSW) required with a specialization in clinical practice
  • Two years of experience as a social worker in a healthcare setting preferred
  • Demonstrated knowledge of government and private insurance programs
  • Basic computer skills in MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook as well as functional proficiency with DaVita specific applications within 60 days

For more information, go to:

Posted 2-27-2020

Herrin, Illinois

POSITION: Therapist – Adoption Support & Preservation

For 135 years, Children’s Home & Aid has partnered with children, youth, and families whose potential is at risk to create hope, opportunity, and bright futures. The services provided by our Adoption Support & Preservation Program help to stabilize adoption and guardianship placements for children and the families they join. We help them heal, grow, and develop in loving homes. The Therapist provides clinical services to children who are currently in adoption or guardianship placements.

Why a career with Children’s Home & Aid?
* Mission-focused, trauma-informed, cutting edge programming.
* Competitive salary; generous paid time off; medical, dental, vision, and life insurance; 401(k).
* Focused support and opportunities for development.
* Recognized by the Human Rights Campaign as a leader in supporting LGBT youth and families.
* Children’s Home & Aid is an equal opportunity employer: minority/female/disability/veteran.

•Master’s Degree in Social Work, Counseling, or a related field.

•Clinical licensure (or eligibility for clinical licensure).

•At least two years’ experience providing clinical services to youth and families required.

For more information, view: Children’s Home & Aid - Therapist

Posted 2-17-2020

Shawnee Health Service / Shawnee Alliance
6355 Brandhorst Drive
Carterville, IL 62918

CCU Case Manager

Case Managers conduct in-home assessments for older adults and provide assistance in utilizing resources and developing care plans that enable them to maintain their independence to live the community. Full-time position includes benefits and mileage reimbursement. We have satellite offices located throughout our 18 county region with this opening located in our Carterville office. Responsibilities include:

  • Conduct in-home assessments to identify client needs
  • Develop an understanding of resources
  • Set up appropriate care plans
  • Complete all documentation related to the above
  • Screening for institutional care with follow up for transition back to home
  • Participate in staff meetings and training opportunities


  • Must have a minimum of a BA/BS in social sciences, social work, or human services related field or RN
  • Must be a licensed driver with an automobile that is insured in accordance with state and agency requirements, and is in good working order
  • Must possess excellent observation, oral and written communication skills
  • Must pass background check
  • Bachelors or RN (Required)

For more information, view: CCU Case Manager

Posted 1-27-2020

CENTERSTONE – Carterville, Illinois
Posted 2/10/2020

Lake County Health Department & Community Health Center

Therapist - Tobacco Treatment Specialist

Description: Outpatient therapist position specializing in tobacco cessation, working with both adult SMI population and general population. Primary responsibilities are to provide individual and group therapy for tobacco cessation, and complete comprehensive assessments for clients entering care. Position responsibilities also include evaluation, psycho-social education.


1.Requires a master’s degree in psychology, social work or related field, with two years of experience and clinical license in the State of Illinois is required, and
2.If a recovering person, they must have two years of demonstrated sobriety.
3.Bilingual, Spanish-speaking preferred

For more information, view: Lake County Health Dept.


Description: Provides group and individual counseling, community support, case management; serve as advocate to clients; provide information, education & support; promote wellness, recovery & skill building to sustain better health; provide training to manage stress/problems and make healthy lifestyle choices; recognize & respond to relapse, manage crisis & achieve and sustain recovery. Assists clients with personal recovery goals, helps clients develop natural support systems, and coaches clients to advocate for themselves within their healthcare systems. Implements evidence-informed substance use interventions. A TREE Counselor works both autonomously and under the direction of assigned supervisory staff when performing job tasks/providing services. As part of Centerstone’s team-oriented philosophy, a TREE Counselor is expected to actively participate in variety of cross-functional teams and performance improvement initiatives.

Qualifications: Position Requires a Master’s Degree in Social Work, Psychology or other human service related field. Experience providing counseling and mental health/substance use services with adolescents and young adults preferred. Masters Level SAS staff must have certification or licensure within the required time-frame mandated by SUPR Staff Qualifications (or within 2 years of hire, whichever comes first). Position also requires the ability to utilize necessary computer hardware and software including a working knowledge of personal computers, Microsoft Windows and the Microsoft Office suite. Must have valid driver’s license in applicable programs. Providers utilizing electronic health records and/or other automated/electronic documentation systems are required to have computer and keyboarding experience and skills or the ability to develop such skills within required timeframes in order to meet the level of proficiency set by the agency. Direct Service Providers utilizing electronic/automated documentation systems will be required to undergo a computer and keyboarding assessment test to determine proficiency. A Master’s level TREE Counselor must meet Qualified Mental Health Professional status in relevant programs. All employees in the TREE Counselor position must successfully complete required background checks and pre-employment screening.

For more information, view: CENTERSTONE – Youth Substance Use Counselor

Posted 1-15-2020

Lotus Children’s Advocacy and Rape Crisis Center
1605 North Friendship Road
Paducah, KY42202


Weaks Center
607 Poplar Street
Suites B, I, J
Murray, KY42071

Phone: 270-534-4422


Description: We are looking for a licensed (or someone working towards licensure) Therapist and are hoping to find an SIUC graduate interested in this rewarding career. Salary is between $46,000-$52,000, depending on experience and license status.

Cheryl Waldo
Director of Operations and Personnel
Lotus Children’s Advocacy and Rape Crisis Center

Posted 1-8-2020

RecoverUs Centers Carbondale


RecoverUs is an out-patient, non-narcotic treatment facility located here in Carbondale, for those addicted to opiates and other drugs including alcohol. We offer a radical new approach to recovery, a unique combination of allopathic medicine, nutrition, psychology, licensed addiction counseling and alternative therapies designed to treat the whole person, not just the addiction. The process takes 8-14 days for the initial detoxification. After you are free from addiction, we help with long-term brain restoration, forming new patterns, and a life free from the effects of drugs and alcohol.

As you are aware, addiction does not discriminate, it effects all genders, races, religions, ages, and education levels. Today, too many professionals, teenagers and young adults are fighting the fight, some in silence and others may have a close friend or family member struggling.

For more information, view: RecoverUs Centers Carbondale

Posted 1-8-2020

Family Counseling Center, Inc.
Johnson County Office


Description: Family Counseling Center based out of Golconda and Vienna, Illinois has additional opportunities for outpatient counselors and therapists, as well as residential technicians and residential advocates.

For more information, view: Family Counseling Center - Johnson County

Posted 1-7-2020

Carle Richland Memorial Hospital


Description: A full-time (80 hours per bi-weekly pay) position. Provides social work services to patients and families within assigned area in order to meet identified psychosocial needs as well as to enhance problem-solving and coping capacities and to facilitate timely discharge by arranging post-discharge services. The social work provides psychosocial assessment, supporting counseling, crisis intervention and financial planning and works collaboratively with all other members of the healthcare team ensuring clear communication and care planning to all patients.

Minimum Requirements: Must be a graduate of a bachelor's or master's social work program. Illinois LSW or LCSW preferred. One to three years of social work experience preferred.

For more information, view LSW/LCSW attachment.

Posted 1-7-2020

Catholic Charities: Archdiocese of Saint Louis
Good Shepherd Children & Family Services


Description: Position is full time and serves St. Louis and Jefferson Counties.Primary responsibilities include providing assessment, service planning and case management to families with the focus on connecting children with families and keeping families connected.Advocate for Children and Families within the systems impacting service delivery i.e. educational, legal, medical, mental health systems.Conduct activities in a manner to facilitate the fundamental goals of achieving permanency for children, placement stability, safety of children and reduction of residential utilization.Document all activities related to case management in the state information system.

Qualifications: The position requires strong written and verbal communication skills, an ability to work with a diverse client population, a desire to work as part of a team, a sense of humor, a working knowledge of community resources and a passion for the right of every child to be part of a permanent, loving family.

Minimum Requirements: At least 2 years child welfare experience and a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Social Work, Psychology, or Counseling. Prior Child Welfare Practice training preferred.

For more information, view Foster Care Specialist attachment.