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University of Utah Health Licensed Clinical Social Worker or Clinical Mental Health Counselor (LCSW or CMHC) - Emergency Department, South Jordan Health Center, PRN Hours in SOUTH JORDAN, Utah

Overview

As a patient-focused organization, University of Utah Health 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 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

The Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) in this position provides professional counseling services of a preventative and developmental nature through direct consultation with patients. Therapy activities include individual, group and couples counseling. The incumbent develops program criteria for area of specialization such as couples or addictive behavior counseling. This position may be responsible for supervising the work of Social Workers, Interns or other caseworkers.

Position will provide support both in-person and via telehealth.

Responsibilities

  • Evaluates patients through interviews and psychosocial assessments in order to establish and develop treatment plans and treatment goals in conjunction with the licensed treatment team.

  • Administers approved counseling which involves social work assessments, counseling and/or treatment to patients, families or significant others.

  • Identifies and provides outreach in the form of information and referrals for community resources to patients and families such as shelter, transportation, future treatment plans and financial assistance.

  • Develops and provides stress management/wellness treatment plans for inpatient and outpatient populations.

  • May perform some Case Management duties.

Knowledge / Skills / Abilities

  • Ability to communicate verbally as well as in writing.

  • Ability to work independently and provide individual, group and couples counseling.

  • Ability to oversee the activities of Social Workers, Interns and other caseworkers in their area.

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

  • Ability to assist patients and their families with post-treatment adjustments including but not limited to working closely with local, state and federal agencies to ensure the patient receives the appropriate assistance.

Qualifications

Qualifications Required

  • Two years directly related experience.

  • Experience with conflict resolution when counseling individuals, couples and groups.

Licenses Required

  • Basic Life Support Health Care Provider card through American Heart Association or obtain within one month of hire.

  • Current Licensed Clinical Social Worker (L.C.S.W.) certificate for clinical practice in the State of Utah.


  • Additional license requirements as determined by the hiring department._**

Qualifications (Preferred)

Preferred

  • Experience working with community resources, instructing and supervising Social Workers, Interns and other caseworkers.

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, Standing, Walking

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EEO Statement

The University of Utah Health Care is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities. The University of Utah Health Care is committed to diversity in its workforce. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

Requisition Number 42237

Reg/Temp Temporary

Employment Type PRN

Shift Variable

Work Schedule variable

Location Name South Jordan Health Center

Patient Care? Yes

City SOUTH JORDAN

State UT

Department UNI CST 93F CLINICAL ASSESSMNT

Category Behavioral Health

The University of Utah Health Care is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities. The University of Utah Health Care is committed to diversity in its workforce. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

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