2+ years of recent LCSW experience in a healthcare setting required.
Special Skills: Colorado LCSW
Hours: 8 – 5 pm day shift
Location: Denver Public Health ID Clinic
Under minimal supervision, plans, organizes and implements social work treatment for clients and families. In addition develops and implements community services. Assesses the psychological needs of patients and families. Provides intervention to meet those needs utilizing personal, family and community resources. Provides crisis intervention, brief therapy, case consultation and collaboration services.
Education: Master’s Degree in Social Work from a CSWE accredited college or university. Experience: Typically, two years of full time post Masters Degree social work practice under the supervision of a licensed or equivalently qualified social worker or other DORA approved professional practitioner. Knowledge, Skills & Abilities: Knowledge of crisis intervention and brief and long term therapy processes. Knowledge of patient populations’ cultural, religious, ethnic, and social systems in interactions, care planning and education. Knowledge of medical terms, abbreviations, diagnosis, treatment and prognosis and demonstrates this knowledge verbally and in writing. Skill in providing care appropriate to the age of the patients served within the unit. Skill in establishing a treatment alliance and engaging the client system in goal setting and prioritizing. Ability to manage the professional relationship including termination. Ability to respond to trauma or psychiatric emergency. Certificate/License/Registration: Licensed Clinical Social Worker/State of Colorado. All Certifications and Licenses required for this job must be kept current as a condition of continued employment.
Denver Health is an integrated, efficient, high-quality academic health care system that is considered a model for the nation. The Denver Health system includes the Rocky Mountain Regional Level I Trauma Center, a 500-bed acute care medical center, Denver’s 911 emergency medical response system, eight family health centers, 13 school-based health centers, the Rocky Mountain Poison and Drug Center, the Denver Public Health Department, an HMO, an off-site 100 bed non-medical detoxification unit and The Denver Health Foundation.
As Colorado’s primary safety net institution, Denver Health is a mission-driven organization that has provided more than $4 billion in care for the uninsured since 1991. Denver Health is a leader in performance and quality improvements and remains financially secure, in part, due to its nationally recognized implementation of lean principles in healthcare. Denver Health is a major resource to the community, serving thirty percent of all Denver residents, or approximately 160,000 individuals and 40% of Denver’s children.
Located just south of downtown Denver, Denver Health is just minutes away from many of the cultural and recreational activities Denver has to offer.
We strongly support diversity in the workforce and Denver Health is an equal opportunity employer (EOE).
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