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Social Worker

Company: University of Colorado
Location: aurora
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus

Department of Neurology

Licensed Clinical Social Worker


Job Code: 1105

FTE: .50 (20 hours a week)

The University of Colorado Denver l 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.

The Department of Neurology has an opening for a .50 FTE (20 hours a week) Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) to work in the outpatient Movement Disorders Clinic. This position will work as part of an interdisciplinary outpatient team. We are seeking an individual who is collaborative, communicative, caring, detail-oriented and organized, proactive, able to think critically, focused on quality, dedicated to personal growth, and highly motivated in all areas of study coordination.

The position is located at the Anschutz Medical Campus. Hours are usually 8:00 to 5:00 weekdays, but occasionally longer hours are required, depending on participant volume and schedules. We are the premier research university in Colorado, serving more than 30,000 undergraduate, graduate and health professions students in Denver, Aurora and online and awarding nearly 4,000 degrees each year. The renowned researchers and award-winning faculty offer more than 100-degree programs through 13 colleges and schools. In 2008, the University was awarded more than $371 million in research grants and contracts. The Anschutz Medical Campus includes over 5 million square feet of research, educational and clinical space on 227 acres.

Examples of Work Performed

Responsibilities in include but are not limited to the following:

  • Assessing and counseling both patients and families on physical and emotional health.
  • Arrangement of services and transitions of care (e.g., assisted living, skilled nursing facility, hospice, respite care, adult day-care programs, psychosocial and financial support).
  • Monitoring, evaluating, and recording patients progress according to measurable goals described in their treatment/care plan is paramount.
  • Following up with patients by phone or in-person and making backup plans if unable to directly follow up with patients.
  • Working, communicating, and collaborating with various colleagues (e.g., providers, residents, fellows, department administrative staff, other clinicians, medical staff, finance and billing professionals, and UCH employees. The position is responsible for providing excellent customer service to both internal and external stakeholders by presenting a positive image of the department and university
  • Responsible for coordinating and managing patient outreach and communications
  • Managing accurate and timely documentation of all clinical activities and patient correspondence (e.g., patient statuses and visits, billing notes, progress reports) using various electronic information systems.
  • Attending and participating in subspecialty team meetings and neurology clinical research coordinator meetings. Collaborating with team members for backup needs, sharing learning experiences, and applying learning opportunities

Salary and Benefits:

The salary range for this position has been established at $34,000 - $37,500.

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 represents the Universitys good faith and reasonable estimate of the range of possible compensation at the time of posting. The University of Colorado offers a full benefits package. Information on University benefits programs, including eligibility, is located at Employee Services .

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 checks for all new employees prior to their employment.

The Immigration Reform and Control Act requires that verification of employment eligibility be documented for all new employees by the end of the third day of work. Alternative formats of this ad are available upon request for persons with disabilities.

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.

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Diversity and Equity:

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Office of Equity:

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 and all veterans. The University of Colorado is committed to diversity and equality in education and employment.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • A Master of Social Work degree is required.
  • An active Licensed Clinical Social Worker license (LCSW).

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience conducting group therapy, both psychodynamic and psychoeducational
  • Experience working with family groups
  • Care coordination with community providers
  • Individual therapy experience

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Outstanding interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to work independently and within diverse team structures.
  • Respect patient rights and put patient safety first, excellent patient rapport
  • A positive, motivated, engaged, and caring attitude
  • Empathetic to patients with chronic illnesses
  • Great attention to detail and quality
  • Ability to work with colleagues and patients in a confidential and professional manner
  • Ability to follow direction of the PI and direct supervisor, follow all department SOPs and department policies
  • Good documentation practices
  • Dedication to professional development and life-long learning
  • Ability to be adaptable, flexible, and to think on your feet
  • Experience with web-based tracking systems and Microsoft Office suite (e.g., Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Access)

Applicants must meet minimum qualifications at the time of hire.


Applications are accepted electronically at CU Careers , refer to requisition ID: 20789

When applying, applicants must include:
  • A letter of application which specifically addresses the job requirements and outlines qualifications
  • A current Resume/CV
  • The names, addresses, daytime telephone numbers and e-mail addresses for 3-5 professional references, either attached to your resume/CV or uploaded as a separate document
  • Please be advised that the University does check references as part of the employment process.

    Please do not submit any of your application material (via email) to the job posting contact

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