Summary: Assists with Investigations, assessments and intervention plans to help patients cope with social, emotional, economic and environmental problems. Operates as a co-responder with local area first response agencies.
Determines, provides and/or arranges for needed internal and external services/interventions. Participates and/or arranges case reviews/care conferences to evaluate progress. Consults with healthcare team members to promote, monitor and evaluate compliance with patient's treatment plan.
Responds in the field as a co-responder with local law enforcement to patients in active crisis. Identifies appropriate resources including transportation, housing, healthcare, and social/spiritual services, and provides referrals as part of the field response.
Utilizes appropriate teaching methods and/or referrals to ensure patient/family educational needs are met. Participates and/or trains new staff, students and interns as assigned.
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.
Other information: Minimum required education: Master's degree in Social Service or Behavioral Health related field.
Required Licensure/Certification: State licensure as a Licensed Professional Counselor Candidate (LPC-C) or a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist Candidate (LMFT-C) or Licensed Addiction Counselor (ACD) or State licensure as Licensed Social Worker (LSW).
Minimum experience: None Required. Preferred: 2 years of relevant experience.
IF APPLICABLE: 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.)
This position's pay range starts at: $25.800000/hour.
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.
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Internal Number: 28850
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