How much does a Medical Social Worker (BSW) make in Chicago, IL? The average Medical Social Worker (BSW) salary in Chicago, IL is $59,953 as of June 28, 2021, but the range typically falls between $52,822 and $68,222. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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Clinical Psychologists, Social Workers, & Postdoctoral Residents

Dr. Damita LaRue & Associates, Inc., dba DLA Psychology Center - Chicago, IL

Social Worker

Northwestern Medicine - Chicago, IL

Social Worker LSW

Northwestern Medicine - Chicago, IL

SOCIAL WORKER (MSW)

Hartgrove Behavioral Health System - Chicago, IL

Job Description for Medical Social Worker (BSW)

Medical Social Worker (BSW) provides social work services to hospital patients and their families. Counsels and provides crisis intervention for patients, including assessment and treatment of emotional and behavioral problems related to hospitalization. Being a Medical Social Worker (BSW) participates as a member of multi-disciplinary team and may assist patients in treatment planning. May contribute to the formulation of discharge plans. Additionally, Medical Social Worker (BSW) requires a bachelor's degree of social work. Typically reports to a manager. Medical Social Worker (BSW)'s years of experience requirement may be unspecified. Certification and/or licensing in the position's specialty is the main requirement. (Copyright 2021 Salary.com)... View full job description

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