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Social Worker LCSW Dialysis Acutes FT Days

Company: UCHealth
Location: Aurora
Posted on: June 14, 2018

Job Description:

Social Worker LCSW Dialysis Acutes FT Days Facility: University of Colo Hospital Department: Dialysis Home Support Schedule: Full-time Shift: 1st Shift - Days Scheduled Days & Hours: Monday - Friday Requisition number: 76152 Elevating the Possibility of U at UCHealth UCHealth is a special place and it requires a special type of person to work here. We are committed to attracting exceptional people who possess a rare combination of talent, drive, and intellectual curiosity. They are the people who naturally gravitate toward our culture, our geography, and our passion for discovery - ambitious people for whom UCHealth isn't just a career, but an elevated state of mind. Summary - Social Worker - LCSW - Dialysis Acutes - University of Colorado Hospital, Aurora, CO Applies specialized clinical knowledge and advanced clinical skills in the areas of assessment, diagnosis, and treatment of mental, emotional and behavioral disorders, conditions and addictions. This position is a unique opportunity to support patients in the UCH Home Dialysis program and potentially support dialysis patients in the acute unit (i.e. assist patients newly started on dialysis get established with dialysis centers). Work as part of a multidisciplinary team to evaluate potential home dialysis candidates, help new patients adjust to home therapy, and maintain longitudinal relationships with patients to promote positive treatment outcomes. Complete psychosocial assessments (initial and ongoing) and progress notes according to established guidelines. Assess depression and quality of life using standardized measurement tools and intervene as appropriate according to established guidelines. Participate in care planning and continuous quality improvement with interdisciplinary team. Assist patients in understanding and accessing insurance options under ESRD to maximize treatment outcomes. Job duties Administers and interprets tests and measures of psychosocial functioning for the purpose of diagnosing mental, emotional, behavioral, addictive and developmental disorders and disabilities. Develops and implements appropriate assessment-based treatment plan. Consults with team managers, statutory and voluntary agencies and patient's relatives to ensure compliance with patient's treatment plan. Provides crisis-oriented psychotherapy as well as short-term and long-term psychotherapy and psychotherapeutic treatment. Supervises and/or trains lower level social workers, students or interns. Requirements State licensure as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW). Master's degree in Social Work BLS through the American Heart Association or the American Red Cross CPR for the Professional Rescuer with card in-hand before start date. BLS or CPR card must be good through sixty days of hire. All life support certification cards must be issued by either the American Heart Association or the American Red Cross CPR for the Professional Rescuer. (American Red Cross for the Professional Rescuer is only good upon hire and all renewals will need to be through an American Heart Association sanctioned course.) Preferred Social worker - LCSW - in a Dialysis clinic setting is strongly preferred Skills and Abilities Within scope of job, requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a fast paced environment, and take appropriate action. Follows Standard Precautions using personal protective equipment as required With award-winning hospitals and facilities serving the entire Front Range, University of Colorado Health is the state's largest and most innovative health system. By integrating the strengths of academic medicine with the finest community health care, we're able to push the boundaries of medicine and offer our employees endless career opportunities. Here, there are no limits, except those you place on yourself. Everyone is united by their passion for discovery and their commitment to improving patients' lives. Join Us. Together We Improve lives. 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, 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. #GD1 IND123 dialysis but and gravitate and Precautions Colo understanding BACH_a33d1a except offer

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