North Shore Pediatric Therapy

  • Licensed Clinical Social Worker ( Hourly)

    Job Locations US-IL-Deerfield
    Category
    SW
    Shift Schedule
    After School and Weekend availability preferred
  • Overview

    North Shore Pediatric Therapy is the only concierge health and wellness center for children and young adults, that combines the power of multiple disciplines, first class service, and inspiring results, that has become the company’s hallmark. Deemed a Thought Leader in pediatric therapy, NSPT brings Peace of Mind to thousands of children and their families with its invigorating blend of positive environment, heroic staff, and blossoming kids.  We provide the ultimate discovery that challenges lead to strengths, and happiness is abound. Our services include Occupational, Speech, & Physical Therapy, Applied Behavior Analysis, Neuropsychology Diagnostics & Treatment, Nutrition, and Academic Support including Tutoring and Executive Functioning.  NSPT has been assisting families for over 17 years and has expanded to several locations.

    Responsibilities

    • Set attainable weekly and monthly goals
    • Complete screenings and evaluations for pediatric clients, some screenings may happen outside of template hours
    • Write appropriate treatment plans and formulate functional goals
    • Make adequate recommendations for other disciplines as needed
    • Complete required documentation (reports, encounter notes) in a timely manner
    • Implement crisis intervention strategies and advocate for client and family as needed
    • Educate parents, community, and other professionals in the therapists’ areas of expertise
    • Maintain communication with families, doctors, schools, and other relevant service providers
    • Create home programs to foster an environment for skills that will carry over into the home
    • Attend continuing education to maintain best practice and up to date treatment techniques
    • Complete school observations and formulate classroom recommendations for clients
    • Follow company procedures for canceling/scheduling clients as necessary
    • Allow weekly schedule (template/scheduling guideline hours) to change according to client needs
    • Collect accurate data and make data-based decisions when applicable
    • Build relationships with area schools by acting as a school consultant
    • Provide supervision for students, as needed
    • Present at workshops or in webinars as needed
    • Collaborate with other professions on an ongoing basis
    • Conduct peer reviews and edit colleague reports
    • May provide mentorship for new NSPT therapists
    • May include supervising other therapists on various projects

    Qualifications

    • Flexibility… when it comes to your schedule and availability to work, that is. Our clinics are open 7 days a week! 
    • Desire to be a part of a collaborative interdisciplinary team with the drive to work together to ensure each child reaches his/her maximum potential.
    • Qualified candidates must have a Master’s degree in Social Work from an accredited School of Social Work; licensure as a Social Worker in the state of Illinois (LCSW) required with experience working with children  and  families.
    • Previous experience working with children, adolescents and families with diverse social and behavioral challenges.  Applicants should submit a letter of interest and current resume/curriculum vitae.
    • Ability to demonstrate excellent professional communication and customer service skills
    • Ability to appropriately document social work interventions according to office policy
    • Insight and ability to appropriately access and utilize manager or supervisor input
    • Leadership skills to manage families, as well as program planning
    • Clinical skills to facilitate client sessions and social groups
    • Love the joy of bringing happiness into the lives of children and their families.
    • A self- motivated, self- starter, self-assured, selfless attitude
    • A high sense of urgency and multitasking skills
    • Willingness to jump right in and make a splash
    • Did we mention Confidence???

    Shift Schedule

    After School and Weekend availability preferred

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