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Clinical Liver Transplant Social Worker

Location: Aurora, CO, United States
Category: Professional/Management
Job Type: Full Time
Job ID: 59568
Date Posted: Sep 9, 2022

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Summary:
The Liver Transplant Social Worker is a member of a multi-disciplinary team. The Social Worker will complete pre transplant psychosocial assessments, work with patients on the waiting list, and assist in post-transplant psychosocial needs. Assesses patients and/or patient's family, caregivers, and/or legal representatives and arranges for needed interventions. Plans interventions to help patients cope with social, emotional, economic, and environmental problems and provides short term treatment planning for mental, emotional and behavioral disorders, conditions and addictions. This position spans both the Inpatient and Outpatient settings.


Work Schedule: Full Time Days


Responsibilities:

  • Psychosocial Evaluation to determine suitability for transplantation in both the inpatient and outpatient settings
  • Support of transplant candidates and recipients through all phases of transplant 
  • Actively collaborate with large multi-disciplinary team
  • Participates in case reviews to evaluate progress toward goals. Consults with healthcare team members to promote, monitor, and evaluate compliance with patient's treatment plan.
  • Supervises and/or trains new staff, lower level social workers, students or interns.
  • Within scope of job, requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgement and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment and take appropriate action.

Requirements:

  • Minimum Required Education: Master's degree in Social Work.
  • Required Licensure/Certification: Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW).
  • Minimum Experience: None Required.
  • Preferred: Medical experience and bilingual

The pay range for this position is: $31.61 - $47.41 / hour. Pay is dependent on applicant's relevant experience.


An annual bonus may be paid to eligible employees based upon organizational and individual performance.


UCHealth offers their employees a competitive and comprehensive total rewards package. Some of the many benefits included in this package are full medical, dental and vision coverage; retirement plans; paid time off; employer-paid life and disability insurance with additional buy-up coverage options; tuition and continuing education reimbursement; and a full suite of voluntary benefits such as identity theft protection and pet insurance. Our employees and their family members have full access to our Employee Assistance Program, which includes up to 5 free counseling visits and work/life solutions, such as one free legal consultation. In addition, other emotional counseling support is available depending upon their need.


At UCHealth, we do things differently


We believe in something different: a focus on the individuality of every person. In big ways and small, we exist to improve the extraordinary lives of all those we serve. As Colorado’s largest and most innovative health care system, we as a team deliver on the commitment to provide the best possible experience for our patients and their families. We foster a true human connection and give people the freedom to live extraordinary lives. A career at UCHealth is more than a job, it’s a passion.

Going beyond quality requires the perfect balance of talent, integrity, drive and intellectual curiosity. We are looking for individuals who recognize, like us, that the world of medicine is ever-changing and are motivated to do what is right, not what is easy. We support creativity and curiosity so that each of us can find the extraordinary qualities within ourselves. At UCHealth, we’ll do everything in our power to make sure you grow and have a meaningful career. There’s no limits to your potential here.


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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, transgender status, 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.

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