Location: , CO, United States
Job Type: Full Time
Job ID: 88052
Date Posted: Dec 7, 2022
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.
Work Schedule: Full Time Days
UCHealth Palliative Care in Northern Colorado is recruiting a motivated Licensed Clinical Social Worker to join their interdisciplinary team. The Palliative Care Social Worker completes patient consults and visits independently and as part of a team, assesses psychosocial, emotional, and spiritual needs during all phases of illness, anticipates future psychosocial needs and assists individuals and families to put contingency plans in place.
Participates in case reviews to evaluate care management and progress toward goals. Consults with healthcare team members to promote, monitor, and evaluate compliance with patient's treatment plan.
Assists with discharge planning and processes. Identifies appropriate resources, including transportation, housing, healthcare, and social/spiritual services, and provides referrals as part of the discharge plan.
Periodically administers and interprets tests and measures of psychosocial functioning for the purpose of diagnosing mental, emotional, behavioral, addictive and developmental disorders and disabilities, implementing appropriate assessment-based 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.
The pay range for this position is: $31.61 - $47.41 / hour. Pay is dependent on applicant's relevant experience.
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