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Instructor: Licensed Clinical Social Worker/Therapist Position

Company: University of Colorado
Location: Aurora
Posted on: August 1, 2022

Job Description:

University of Colorado - CU Anschutz Medical CampusSchool of Medicine/Department of General Internal MedicineInstructor: Licensed Clinical Social Worker/Therapist PositionPosition #00797403 - Requisition #26133* Applications are accepted electronically ONLY at The University of Colorado has a requirement for COVID-19 vaccinations and full completion thereof by 9/1/21 or upon start date.Information regarding this requirement, and exemptions can be found at:Anschutz: vary by campus location/department. Campus/Unit-Specific Exemptions: Anschutz Campus - Exemptions are allowed for medical or religious reasons. Denver Campus - Exemptions are allowed for medical, religious, or personal reasons. Consolidated/Central Services Administration - Will follow Anschutz policy on exemptions.The University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus seeks individuals with demonstrated commitment to creating an inclusive learning and working environment. We value the ability to engage effectively with students, faculty and staff of diverse backgrounds.General Internal Medicine has an opening for a full-time Instructor.About the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical CampuThe University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus is a world-class medical destination at the forefront of transformative science, medicine, education and patient care. The campus encompasses the University of Colorado health professional schools, more than 60 centers and institutes, and two nationally ranked independent hospitals - UCHealth University of Colorado Hospital and Children's Hospital Colorado - that treat more than two million adult and pediatric patients each year. Innovative, interconnected and highly collaborative, the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus delivers life-changing treatments, patient care and professional training and conducts world-renowned research fueled by over $650 million in research grants. For more information, visit Nature of WorkUnder the direction of the Primary Care Medical Director for Internal Medicine or designee, the Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) will be responsible for the care delivery of evidence-based psychotherapies and supportive counseling to a select clinic population.This position will work in collaboration with a multidisciplinary team including the patient's primary care team, psychiatry consultant, and clinic leadership.This position will provide clinical services across the continuum of care from identifying the patient based on defined criteria, to include psychosocial assessment, development and execution of a treatment plan, to discharge back to their primary care provider.Professional FieldSocial WorkExamples of Work PerformedThe duties and responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to: Work collaboratively with practice stakeholders to deliver integrated mental health in a primary care setting. Provide short-term mental health treatment to targeted group of patients. This includes developing comprehensive initial assessments, treatment and discharge plans. Refer patient to higher level of care (e.g. specialty treatment) -or community long term care - as appropriate. Coordinate and revise treatment plan with input from interdisciplinary team and primary care provider. Provide routine patient evaluation/measurement that ensures that treatment progress is being made. Manage patient referrals, including coordinating care for those patients not meeting criteria for clinic mental health services. Support clinic in developing community and campus referral sources as needed. Work collaboratively with clinic staff to ensure efficient scheduling and placement of referrals. Other responsibilities, appropriate to this position, as may be deemed necessary.Supervision ReceivedThe licensed Clinical Social Worker reports to the Social Work Supervisor for GIM Primary Care Practices, Cynthia Masotti.Supervision ExercisedThe Licensed Clinical Social /worker will not supervise other employees.Salary and Benefits:The salary range (or hiring range) for this position has been established at $70,000 to $85,000. The salary of the finalist(s) selected for this role will be set based on a variety of factors, including but not limited to, internal equity, experience, education, specialty and training.The above salary range (or hiring range) represents the University's good faith and reasonable estimate of the range of possible compensation at the time of posting.Your total compensation goes beyond the number on your paycheck. The University of Colorado provides generous leave, health plans and retirement contributions that add to your bottom line. Benefits: Compensation Calculator: and Equity:The University will provide reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities throughout the employment application process. To request an accommodation pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act, please contact the Human Resources ADA Coordinator at The University of Colorado Denver - Anschutz Medical Campus is committed to recruiting and supporting a diverse student body, faculty and administrative staff. The university strives to promote a culture of inclusiveness, respect, communication and understanding. We encourage applications from women, ethnic minorities, persons with disabilities, persons within the LGBTQ+ community, and all veterans. The University of Colorado is committed to diversity and equality in education and employment.The University of Colorado Denver - Anschutz Medical Campus is dedicated to ensuring a safe and secure environment for our faculty, staff, students and visitors. To assist in achieving that goal, we conduct background investigations for all prospective employees.QualificationsMinimum QualificationsApplicants must meet minimum qualifications at the time of hire. Master's degree in Social Work Current Colorado License Three (3) years of professional clinical experience Must possess and maintain a valid State of Colorado Driver's LicensePreferred Qualifications Three or more years of experience independently delivering mental health care in a higher education medical/clinical environment. Experience working as part of an interdisciplinary care team. Experience working with diverse populations including but not limited to complex medical conditions and social/economic issues; Home Care, Medicaid and Medicare populations. Experience and knowledge of HIPAA rules and regulations, including limits of confidentiality. Experience working with an electronic medical record system.Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities To be successful in this position, candidates will need the following: Clinical knowledge and skills that demonstrate understanding of DSM V and allow for appropriate diagnosis and assessment. Clinical skills which are well-rounded and encompass a variety of evidenced-based modalities and theoretical orientations and include knowledge and experience with assessment, safety planning and appropriate follow-up with those patients who pose imminent risk to self and/or others. Some familiarity with psychiatric medications. Must possess excellent written and verbal communication skills and be proficient in writing of mental health evaluations, progress and discharge notes. Intermediate skills with word processing and developing spreadsheets using Microsoft Office such as Word, Access and Excel. Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills with the ability to prioritize, multitask, and follow-up.

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