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Social Worker

Company: UCHealth
Location: boulder
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Summary:

Provides triage, assessment, determination of appropriateness for admission or referral, treatment, education, utilization, provision of resource information and disposition planning to patients and families, in particular those patients with mental health, psychiatric and substance abuse diagnoses.

Work Schedule: Full Time Days

Responsibilities:

  • Develops individualized treatment plans, provides care/case management and directs appropriate disposition. Supports all activities with appropriate documentation.
  • Provides group and individual counseling services using accepted psychotherapeutic models and interventions, including integrative healthcare options. Assesses, collaborates and coordinates patient's care and discharge planning needs and readiness for discharge with colleagues in Care Management and Medical Social Work and other members of the care team.
  • Coordinates psychosocial care as needed with third parties and community agencies. Initiates psychiatric holds and Emergency Commitments as appropriate. Responds to referrals, incidents, or problems, provides coverage as assigned, assists staff with cases as needed.
  • May verify benefits and supports financial counseling. Orients patients and their families to the requirements, policies, and goals of the proposed treatment program. May provide clinical supervision for LCSW, LCSW candidates, LSW; as well as MSW, MFT, PC, and other students and support staff in relevant disciplines as assigned.
  • Withinscope of job, requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgement and theability to work with minimal supervision. Must be able to work in afast-paced environment and take appropriate action.

Requirements:

  • Minimum Required Education: Master's degree in Social Work.
  • Required Licensure/Certification: State licensure as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW).
  • Minimum Experience: None Required.

This position's pay range starts at: $27.61/hour.

An annual bonus may be paid to eligible employees based upon organizational and individual performance.

UCHealth offers their employees a competitive and comprehensive total rewards package. Some of the many benefits included in this package are full medical, dental and vision coverage; retirement plans; paid time off; employer-paid life and disability insurance with additional buy-up coverage options; tuition and continuing education reimbursement; and a full suite of voluntary benefits such as identity theft protection and pet insurance. Our employees and their family members have full access to our Employee Assistance Program, which includes up to 5 free counseling visits and work/life solutions, such as one free legal consultation. In addition, other emotional counseling support is available depending upon their need.

At UCHealth, we do things differently.

Webelieve in something different: a focus on the individuality of every person.In big ways and small, we exist to improve the extraordinary lives of all thosewe serve. As Colorados largest and most innovative healthcare system, we as a team deliver on the commitment to provide the bestpossible experience for our patients and their families. We foster a true humanconnection and give people the freedom to live extraordinary lives. A career atUCHealth is more than a job, its a passion.

Goingbeyond quality requires the perfect balance of talent, integrity, drive andintellectual curiosity. We are looking for individuals who recognize, like us,that the world of medicine is ever-changing and are motivated to do what isright, not what is easy. We support creativity and curiosity so thateach of us can find the extraordinary qualities within ourselves. At UCHealth,well do everything in our power to make sure you grow and have a meaningfulcareer. Theres no limits to your potential here.

Be Extraordinary. Join Us Today!

UCHealthrecognizes and appreciates the rich array of talents and perspectives thatequal employment and diversity can offer our institution. As anaffirmative action/equal opportunity employer, UCHealth is committed to makingall employment decisions based on valid requirements. No applicantshall be discriminated against in any terms, conditions or privileges ofemployment or otherwise be discriminated against because of the individualsrace, creed, color, religion, gender, national origin or ancestry, age, mentalor physical disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, transgenderstatus, genetic information or veteran status. UCHealth does notdiscriminate against any qualified applicant with a disability as definedunder the Americans with Disabilities Act and will make reasonableaccommodations, when they do not impose an undue hardship on the organization.

Keywords: UCHealth, Boulder , Social Worker, Other , boulder, Colorado

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