Job Description

Social Worker MSW - PRN
Facility: Denver Health Main Campus, 777 Bannock St.   Area of Interest: Behavioral Health/Social Work Shift Type: Varies Requisition ID: 54625 Language: Employment Type: Intermittent/Per Diem Minimum: $48,562.199 Experience Required: 1 - 3 Years Mid-point: $60,703.262 Education Required: Masters Degree Maximum: $72,843.297 Certification/Licensure/Registrations Required: BLS from American Heart

Job Summary
Under general professional supervision, preforms behavioral health social work services in the Adolescent unit including planning, organizing, treatment and inpatient psychiatry discharge/disposition. Delivers social services in accordance with the approved plan of treatment and plan of care. Assists the physician and other behavioral healthcare members in understanding significant social and emotional factors related to the patient’s behavioral health problems.

Minimum Qualifications
Education and Experience 1. Master’s Degree in Social Work from a CSWE accredited college or university, required. 2. One year of experience, required.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities 1. Knowledge of emotional and social factors that affect patient’s health. 2. Knowledge of discharge and in-service education programs. 3. Excellent interpersonal skills. 4. Skilled in identifying problems/opportunities to improve care. 5. Ability to help the patient and family to understand, accept and follow medical recommendations. 6. Ability to utilize resources, such as family and community agencies to assist the patient to resume life in the community. 7. Ability to collect key information from the patient, family and the community as part of the social worker assessment. 8. Ability to communicate to the appropriate staff information about the patient’s discharge plan. 9. Ability to manage time sufficiently to achieve established goals. 10. Skill in obtaining appropriate health care resources/services and educating others. 11. Ability to articulate the professional use of self in the relationship to maximize client’s adjustment, enhance strengths and promote resolution of identified problems. 12. Ability to develop effective therapeutic interventions that are socio-culturally sensitive.
Computers and Technology 1. Proficiency with software applications, Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook. 2. Proficiency in operating Electronic Medical Records, including EPIC.
Certificates, Licenses and Registration 1. CPI (Crisis Preventions Institute) Non-Violent Crisis Interventions, required or within 6 months of hire. 2. BLS Certification from American Heart Association required.

All job applicants for safety-sensitive positions must pass a pre-employment drug test, once a conditional offer of employment has been made.

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 525-bed acute care medical center, Denver’s 911 emergency medical response system, 8 family health centers, 15 school-based health centers, the Rocky Mountain Poison and Drug Center, the Denver Public Health Department, an HMO, and The Denver Health Foundation.

As Colorado’s primary safety net institution, Denver Health is a mission-driven organization that has provided more than $3.3 billion in care for the uninsured in the last ten years. 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 approximately 185,000 individuals and 67,000 children a year.

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).

“Denver Health is committed to provide equal treatment and equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees. Denver Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.”

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