East St. Louis, Illinois

Illinois Residency Requirement: This position requires Illinois residency within 180 calendar days of the start date.

SIUE's WE CARE Clinic is seeking applicants for a full-time Social Worker vacancy.  As a member of the WE CARE Clinic interdisciplinary team, the Medical Social Worker provides professional social work services to a diverse group of clients within a university sponsored, nurse-managed clinic that integrates primary care in the clinic, and public health through community outreach, to a diverse and underserved population in the Metro-East St. Louis area.  The WE CARE Clinic provides primary patient care on the SIUE East St. Louis Higher Education Campus.  Advanced Practice Nurses, a collaborating Physician, a licensed clinical Social Worker, certified health coaches and Pharmacist provide full services to diverse clients in the metro-east or other local communities.  This is an opportunity where your talent and passion for delivering quality community health services can make a difference for patients, team members, and the community.  The Clinic serves patients of all ages, beginning with children age 2 or older.  

The Medical Social Worker is responsible for performing individual clinical interventions, including on-going work with the individuals, families, and potentially small groups. Some additional duties may include educating patients and families regarding available community and government services and their referral processes. The Medical Social Worker will provide micro, mezzo, and macro level services to the community. Other duties and responsibilities may be assigned based on the needs and goals of the clinic/program.   

SIUE offers an exceptional array of benefits to all full-time employees including: * Medical, dental and vision  insurance;  *Life insurance; *University  tuition waivers ; * SURS  retirement plan; *Supplemental retirement savings plans; *Paid vacation and sick leave accrual; *Generous  holiday schedule/paid holidays ; * WorkLife  programs; * Employee Assistance Program  (mental health and wellness); * Employee discounts  (local and national retailers). For more about our benefits and employee services, visit:  https://www.siue.edu/human-resources/benefits    

To Apply for this Vacancy: This position closes to applicants at 11:50 p.m. CST on the posting end date.  When applying through the HireTouch system, please be sure to complete updated 2022 forms that are attached to the job located under your Applicant Profile box (refresh browser if needed).

Applicants  must  submit an updated and  complete  Civil Service Application, which must include complete employment history, through HireTouch.  The application is the last form in the document package.  If you do not possess any employment history, you must indicate this within the employment history section of the application. Your application should reflect a thorough list of relevant skills and experience related to the minimum qualifications listed for this position.  While a resume may be submitted with the application, data for each employer must be listed on this application form. (The words "See Resume" may only be used as a substitute in the section entitled "Specific Duties Performed" not for a list of employment history.)   If the Civil Service application is incomplete you will not be considered for the position as our office will be unable to evaluate your submission to determine if you possess the required minimum qualifications.  

If qualifying by education or to qualify for a required educational prerequisite, you must submit your transcripts, including those for SIUE, at the time of application. Applicants qualifying for veteran’s preference must submit a copy of form DD214 at the time of application. For additional information, please visit:  Eligibility Criteria and Point Allocation  and  Proof of Eligibility .   Please submit any other licenses or certifications related to the position at the time of application.

Applicants will be subject to a background check and/or drug screening prior to an offer of employment.  Some positions are represented by a union and may incur union dues.  For more information, please visit the Office of Human Resources website at  www.siue.edu/human-resources  or call Civil Service Testing at 618-650-2190.

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville nurtures an open, respectful, and welcoming climate that facilitates learning and work. SIUE is committed to education that explores the historic significance of diversity in order to understand the present and to better enable our community to engage the future. Integral to this commitment, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville strives for a student body and a workforce that is both diverse and inclusive. We strongly encourage candidates from historically underrepresented groups, including women, members of racially minoritized groups, and individuals with disabilities, to apply.  For more on our Statement of Diversity, visit  SIUE Mission, Goals and Plans   1. Master’s degree from an accredited school or university in social or behavioral science or related health specialty.

2. Current state of Illinois licensure as a Licensed Social Worker or Licensed Clinical Social Worker. SIUE offers an exceptional array of benefits to all full-time employees including:

*Medical, dental and vision insurance;

*Life insurance;

*University tuition waivers;

*SURS retirement plan;

*Supplemental retirement savings plans;

*Paid vacation and sick leave accrual;

*Generous holiday schedule/paid holidays;

*WorkLife programs;

*Employee Assistance Program (mental health and wellness);

*Employee discounts (local and national retailers).

For more about our benefits and employee services, visit: https://www.siue.edu/human-resources/benefits