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University of Utah Health Social Work Internship - HMHI Clinical Assessment Center in SALT LAKE CITY, Utah

Overview

As a patient-focused organization, the University of Utah Health Care exists to enhance the health and well-being of people through patient care, research and education. Success in this mission requires a culture of collaboration, excellence, leadership, and respect. University of Utah Health Care seeks staff that are committed to the values of compassion, collaboration, innovation, responsibility, diversity, integrity, quality and trust that are integral to our mission. EO/AA

This internship is for candidates who are enrolled in the graduate school of social work, working towards their MSW degree. This position is responsible for the facilitation of clinical work under the supervision of the practicum field instructor. These clinical responsibilities will include patient screening, assessment, treatment/discharge planning and group facilitation. This position will allow for students to practice and perfect their skills that will be required for graduation.

The position is nine months in duration. A total of 600 hours will need to be completed in that time.

Responsibilities

  • Complete assigned readings or other assignments.

  • Facilitate a psycho-educational group independently.

  • Co-facilitate therapy groups under the supervision of a licensed mental health professional.

  • Contribute to multi-disciplinary staff meetings.

  • Complete clinical documentation under the supervision of a licensed mental health professional.

Knowledge / Skills / Abilities

  • Ability to complete work in a timely fashion, balance training goals with clinical demands.

  • Must be able to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patients served on his or her assigned unit.

  • Knowledge of the principles of life span growth and development.

  • Ability to assess data regarding the patient’s status and provide care as described in the department's policies and procedures manual.

  • Ability to maintain patient confidentiality; observe all University of Utah Health Care, State of Utah and Federal privacy requirements.

Qualifications

Qualifications Required

  • Advanced standing status (2nd year student) or one year of MSW completed.

  • Internship authorization and coursework verification.

Qualifications (Preferred)

Working Conditions and Physical Demands

Employee must be able to meet the following requirements with or without an accommodation.

  • This position involves intermediate work that may exert up to 50 pounds and may consistently require lifting, carrying, pushing, pulling or otherwise moving objects while providing patient care to those requiring psychiatric care.

Physical Requirements

Listening, Sitting, Speaking

EEO Statement

University of Utah Health Hospitals and Clinics, a part of The University of Utah, values candidates who have experience working in settings with students from diverse backgrounds and possess a strong commitment to improving access to higher education for historically underrepresented students.

Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to qualified applicants, upon request and consistent with University policy and Utah state law. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities.

University of Utah Heath Hospitals and Clinics, a part of The University of Utah, is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate based upon race, ethnicity, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, pregnancy-related conditions, genetic information, or protected veteran's status. The University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in the education program or activity that it operates, as required by Title IX and 34 CFR part 106. The requirement not to discriminate in education programs or activities extends to admission and employment. Inquiries about the application of Title IX and its regulations may be referred to the Title IX Coordinator, to the Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights, or both.

To request a reasonable accommodation for a disability, please contact the University of Utah Health Hospitals and Clinics Human Resources office at 801-581-6500.If you or someone you know has experienced discrimination or sexual misconduct including sexual harassment, you may contact the Director/Title IX Coordinator in the Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action:

Sherrie Hayashi

Director/ Title IX Coordinator

Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action (OEO/AA)

135 Park Building

Salt Lake City, UT 84112

801-581-8365

oeo@utah.edu

Online reports may be submitted atoeo.utah.edu/

For more information: https://www.utah.edu/nondiscrimination/

To inquire about this posting, email: careers@hsc.utah.edu

The University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (“URS”). Eligible new hires with prior URS service, may elect to enroll in URS if they make the election before they become eligible for retirement (usually the first day of work). Contact Hospitals and Clinics Human Resources at (801) 581-6500 for information. Individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits from URS are subject to URS’ post-retirement rules and restrictions. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801) 366-7770 or (800) 695-4877 or Hospitals and Clinics Human Resources at (801) 581-6500 if you have questions regarding the post-retirement rules.

This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check and/or drug screen.

Requisition Number 50895
Reg/Temp Temporary
Employment Type Intern (Part Time)
Shift Variable
Work Schedule 20 hours per week
Location Name Huntsman Mental Health Institute (HMHI)
Patient Care? Yes
City SALT LAKE CITY
State UT
Department HMH CST 93F CLINICAL ASSESSMNT
Category Behavioral Health