The Clinical Social Worker utilizes clinical expertise to
perform psychosocial assessments, develop and implement plans of
care appropriate care team, assess crisis situations to
appropriately provide needed resources and or referrals for the
patient, and to provide family and individual treatment as
indicated. This position works collaboratively with patients,
patients significant other, families, healthcare providers,
insurers, community resources, and all other involved parties.
This is an on-call position, and is needed to fill the schedule.
The candidate will need to be available to work weekends, holidays,
and weekdays as needed.
Will work in Stabilization and Mobile Response as an LCSW.
Prefer has experience working with children.
This position provides care appropriate to the established plan
of care in the assigned patient population.
Assesses the patients medical history, mental health history,
and current presentation to understand the patients needs from
Organizes and prioritizes daily work by assessing new, current,
and discharging patient needs in area(s) of responsibility.
Diagnoses and treats various mental, emotional, and behavioral
Performs social work consultation for patients and caregivers.
Conducts psychoscial assessments. Provides supportive, crisis
bereavement and other social work interventions as necessary.
Develops a plan of care either individually or with input from
the patient, patient family and significant others, physicians, and
other members of the healthcare team.
Modifies care plans to reflect changes in patient status.
Refers patients to other services to improve their well-being.
These referrals may include community services, treatment programs,
support groups, psychiatrists, or other mental health
Educates, communicates, and coordinates with multiple patient
care teams and outside agencies as necessary to ensure the patient
receives quality care, a timely discharge, and to identify and
resolve delays and issues. Credentialing through medical staff
office and peer review requirements may apply if working in the
behavioral health setting.
May provide support and debriefing, in conjunction with the
Employee Assistance Program, for staff members following adverse
Acts as an advocate on behalf of patients and families, where
appropriate, to ensure effective communication with
multidisciplinary care team, outside agencies and other resources
Works with the multi-disciplinary team to develop a discharge
plan in order to provide further care, services, and referrals in
order to ensure continuity of care.
Completes timely and accurate documentation in the medical
record using knowledge of documentation standards for the
department to facilitate communication with team members.
Documentation is done in compliance with all clinical guidelines
and billing/reimbursement standards.
Complies with federal, state, local, and clinical
Acts within the scope of the Mental Health Practice Act.
May identify patients at risk for potential avoidable delays,
extended stay, readmission, financial or complex discharge needs.
Coordinate with care providers and leaders to reach optimal
Masters Degree in Social Work. Education must be obtained from
an accredited institution. Degree will be verified.
Current State Licensure as LCSW or LMFT.
Computer Skills, i.e., email, word processing.
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Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Experience with patients, families, and treatment teams.
Ongoing need for employee to see and read information, labels,
assess patient needs, operate monitors, identify equipment and
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Frequent interactions with patient care providers, patients, and
visitors that require employee to verbally communicate as well as
hear and understand spoken information, alarms, needs, and issues
quickly and accurately, particularly during emergency
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Manual dexterity of hands and fingers to manipulate complex and
delicate equipment with precision and accuracy. This includes
frequent computer use and typing for documenting patient care,
accessing needed information, medication preparation, etc.
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Need to walk and assist with transporting/ambulating patients
and obtaining and distributing supplies and equipment. This
includes pushing/pulling gurneys and portable equipment, including
heavy items. Often required to navigate crowded and busy rooms
(full of equipment, power cords on the floor, etc).
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May be expected to stand in a stationary position for an
extended period of time.
Primary Childrens at Wasatch Canyons
Salt Lake City
**Scheduled Weekly Hours:**
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