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UCHealth Clinical Social Worker BH-Primary Care in Denver, Colorado

In one of the region’s largestand most comprehensive investments into behavioral health, UCHealth isdedicating significant resources over the next five years to address behavioralhealth needs for patients across Colorado. One of three key initiatives isbehavioral health integration within primary care. Joinour team to address the behavioral health needs of the residents ofColorado and improve lives!

This includes the Southernregion with locations in: Parker, Colorado Springs, Monument, and the surroundingareas.

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.

Within scope of job, requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgement and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a fast-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).

This position's pay range starts at: $27.610000/hour.

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

At UCHealth, we do things differently

We believe 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 those we serve. As Colorado’s largest and most innovative health care system, we as a team deliver on the commitment to provide the best possible experience for our patients and their families. We foster a true human connection and give people the freedom to live extraordinary lives. A career at UCHealth is more than a job, it’s a passion.

Going beyond quality requires the perfect balance of talent, integrity, drive and intellectual curiosity. We are looking for individuals who recognize, like us, that the world of medicine is ever-changing and are motivated to do what is right, not what is easy. We support creativity and curiosity so that each of us can find the extraordinary qualities within ourselves. At UCHealth, we’ll do everything in our power to make sure you grow and have a meaningful career. There’s no limits to your potential here.

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UCHealth recognizes and appreciates the rich array of talents and perspectives that equal employment and diversity can offer our institution. As an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer, UCHealth is committed to making all employment decisions based on valid requirements. No applicant shall be discriminated against in any terms, conditions or privileges of employment or otherwise be discriminated against because of the individual’s race, creed, color, religion, gender, national origin or ancestry, age, mental or physical disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, transgender status, genetic information or veteran status. UCHealth does not discriminate against any “qualified applicant with a disability” as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act and will make reasonable accommodations, when they do not impose an undue hardship on the organization.

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