University of Utah Social Worker in Salt Lake City, Utah
Open Date 10/12/2018
Requisition Number PRN08608N
Job Title Social Worker
Working Title Social Worker
Job Grade UGR
FLSA Code Professional
Patient Sensitive Job Code? Yes
Type Non Benefited Staff / Student
Standard Hours per Week 5 - 15
Full Time or Part Time? Part Time
Work Schedule Summary
Hours may be negotiated upon hire.
Is this a work study job? No
VP Area U of U Health - Academics
Department 00203 - School of Medicine-Dean
City Salt Lake City, UT
Type of Recruitment External Posting
Pay Rate Range $24.75- $27.00 / hour
Provides individual and family/couples therapy to medical students and their significant others; participates in interdisciplinary treatment planning by participating in weekly clinical staffings withMSWPclinical team and developing comprehensive psychosocial assessments, treatment plans and crisis intervention consultation when necessary for assigned caseload. While providing evidence based mental health treatment and completing timely and accurate medical records is an essential function, services offered through this program are independent of any insurance involvement. Ideally, selected candidate would have a flexible schedule with some evening and possible weekend office hours.
This position offers the potential for consideration for full-time employment.
- Provides individual and family/couples therapy as assigned
- Facilitates or co-facilitates therapy groups as assigned
- Participates in interdisciplinary treatment planning
- Develops a comprehensive psychosocial assessment
- Provides crisis intervention consultation as needed
- Documents in the medical record according to program requirements
- Submits service activity logs, weekly and monthly schedules, and time sheets to the clinical manager
Work Environment and Level of Frequency typically required
Nearly Continuously: Office environment.
Physical Requirements and Level of Frequency that may be required
Nearly Continuously: Sitting, hearing, listening, talking.
Often: Repetitive hand motion (such as typing), walking.
Seldom: Bending, reaching overhead.
Master’s Degree in Social Work from an accredited school by the council on Social Work; current licensure to practice as a Certified Social Worker in the State of Utah. Demonstrated human relations and effective verbal and written communication skills; and proven ability to work in a multidisciplinary team, problem solve and resolve conflicts for individuals, couples and groups.
Current Utah Licensed Clinical Social Work (L.C.S.W.*) certificate for clinical practice plus two years of directly related experience is preferred. Pay commensurate with licensure and experience.
Experience working with academic and/or high achieving populations
Familiarity with health and wellness related topics
Experience overseeing the activities of social workers, interns and other caseworkers
Special Instructions Summary
The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and is committed to diversity in its workforce. In compliance with applicable federal and state laws, University of Utah policy of equal employment opportunity prohibits discrimination on the basis of race or ethnicity, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, veteran’s status, status as a qualified person with a disability, or genetic information. Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities, and protected veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to applicants, consistent with University policy and Utah state law. To inquire about this posting, email: email@example.com or call 801-581-2300. Reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to qualified individuals with disabilities. To request an accommodation or for further information about University AA/EO policies, please contact the Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action, 201 S. Presidents Cr., Rm 135, (801) 581-8365 (V/ TDD ), email: firstname.lastname@example.org .
The University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (“URS”). Individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits from URS must notify the Benefits Department upon hire. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801) 366-7770 or (800) 695-4877 or the University’s Benefits Department at (801) 581-7447.
This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check and/or drug screen.
We protect our patients, coworkers, and community by requiring all patient care employees to be immunized according to CDC standards. All patient care employees must receive the following vaccinations:
•Hepatitis B for some jobs
Limited exemptions may be made for documented medical contraindications or religious beliefs that object to vaccinations.
This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check and/or drug screen.We protect our patients, coworkers, and community by requiring all patient care employees to be immunized according toCDCstandards. All patient care employees must receive the following vaccinations:•MMR•Tdap•Varicella•2-step TB•Annual Influenza•Hepatitis B for some jobsLimited exemptions may be made for documented medical contraindications or religious beliefs that object to vaccinations.