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Clinical Social Worker CM

Location: Aurora, CO, United States
Category: Professional/Management
Job Type: Full Time
Job ID: 113810
Date Posted: Mar 6, 2023

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The Breast Center and Cancer Centers at the University of Colorado Hospital is transforming health care by not only providing exemplary patient-centered care but also through world-class clinical research trials and our revolutionary partnership with the CU School of Medicine in the development of the CARE Innovation Center, a comprehensive service that brings together health care and leading industry and start-up partners. We are proud to be the only hospital in Colorado with five consecutive Magnet designations and were recently ranked as the #1 Hospital in the State of Colorado by US News and World Report for the 11th year in a row. We are also ranked as the #1 Employer in the State of Colorado by Forbes.

The Clinical Social Worker plays an integral role supporting both the Breast Center as well as the Multispecialty. This person will be responsible for working closely with our fantastic team of Psychologists, Physicians, Advanced Practice Providers, Nurses, Pharmacists, and Dieticians to help navigate the complex care coordination for our patients. A cancer diagnosis carries with it many issues and needs that the Social Worker can assist with, from counseling patients on how to cope with their diagnosis and treatment to helping provide financial and community resources that the patient and caregiver may not otherwise be aware of. The Social Worker assesses patients and caregivers and plans interventions to help them cope with social, emotional, economic and environmental problems. Working closely with the Psychology team, the Social Worker will be key to identifying and helping break down healthcare barriers.

The Social Worker will participate in case reviews to evaluate care and will consult with other healthcare members to promote, monitor and evaluate compliance with treatment plans. This person will play a key role in helping to identify appropriate resources such as lodging, transportation, social and/or spiritual services and financial assistance programs. The Social Worker will administer and interpret psychosocial functioning tests to help diagnose mental, emotional, behavioral, addictive and developmental disorders and disabilities and then work alongside our team to implement appropriate treatment plans.

The Clinical Social Worker is such an important member of our team and is truly key to helping our Cancer patients thrive and succeed despite their devastating diagnosis. 


  • Credentials:
    * Licensed Clinical Social Worker
  • Other information:
    Minimum Required Education: Master's degree in Social Work.
    Required Licensure/Certification: State licensure as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW).
    Minimum Experience: None Required.

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

UCHealth offers a Five Year Incentive Bonus to recognize employee’s contributions to our success in quality, patient experience, organizational growth, financial goals, and tenure with UCHealth. The bonus accumulates annually each October and is paid out in October following completion of five years’ employment.

UCHealth offers their employees a competitive and comprehensive total rewards package:

  • Full medical, dental and vision coverage
  • Retirement plans to include pension plan and 403(b) matching
  • Paid time off. Start your employment at UCHealth with PTO in your bank
  • Employer-paid life and disability insurance with additional buy-up coverage options
  • Tuition and continuing education reimbursement
  • Wellness benefits
  • 5 year incentive bonus
  • Full suite of voluntary benefits such as identity theft protection and pet insurance
  • Education benefits for employees, including the opportunity to be eligible for 100% of tuition, books and fees paid for by UCHealth for specific educational degrees. Other programs may also qualify for up to $5,250 pre-paid by UCHealth or in the form of tuition reimbursement each calendar year

Loan Repayment:

UCHealth is a qualifying employer for the federal Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) program!

UCHealth provides employees with free assistance navigating the PSLF program to submit their federal student loans for forgiveness through Savi.

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