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Licensed Clinical Social Worker or Clinical Mental Health Counselor (LCSW or CMHC) - Youth Residenti

Company: University of Utah Health Care
Location: Salt Lake City
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

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 This position will require the clinician to be on call 1 week at a time every 4 weeks 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.Corporate Overview: The University of Utah is a Level 1 Trauma Center and is nationally ranked and recognized for our academic research, quality standards and overall patient experience. Our four hospitals and seventeen clinics provide excellence in our comprehensive services, medical advancement, and overall patient outcomes.Youth Residential Treatment website(The position provides services in-person with masking and physical-distancing measures, it is not remote)Develops and implements individualized treatment approach to meet the needs of each patient and their families.Works in close collaboration with all members of the treatment team including medical doctors, to further their understanding of significant social and emotional factors contributing to the patient's well being.Identifies appropriate outside resources, such as community agencies, to assist patients with resuming life in their own community and how to live with the patient's limitations.Assists in the development of departmental policies and procedures.Oversees and supervises Social Worker Interns.May perform Case Management duties.Knowledge / Skills / AbilitiesAbility 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.QualificationsRequiredTwo years directly related experience.Experience with conflict resolution when counseling individuals, couples and groups.Licenses RequiredCurrent Licensed Clinical Social Worker (L.C.S.W.) certificate for clinical practice in the State of Utah.Current RQI Healthcare Provider eCredential through the University of Utah Health RQI system. The eCredential is to be obtained within 30 days of hire. Additional license requirements as determined by the hiring department.PreferredExperience working with community resources, instructing and supervising Social Workers, Interns and other caseworkers.Working Conditions and Physical DemandsEmployee 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.We are University of Utah Health. Employment.utah.eduCarrying, Lifting, Listening, Reaching, Sitting, Speaking, Standing, Walking

Keywords: University of Utah Health Care, Salt Lake City , Licensed Clinical Social Worker or Clinical Mental Health Counselor (LCSW or CMHC) - Youth Residenti, Other , Salt Lake City, Utah

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