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Universal Health Services
Louisville, CO 80027
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The Social Worker provides clinical social work services on a designated unit in a manner consistent with the philosophy and objectives of CentennialPeaksHospital. The Social Worker is responsible for psychosocial assessments, individual, group and family therapy, participation in treatment team planning, processing commitments, and discharge planning/case management service, crisis intervention and liaison services with referral sources and other departments within the hospital.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to demonstrate competency in the criteria listed in this job description. The specifications listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and ability to meet the minimum requirements for this position. Staff must demonstrate flexibility for reassignment to units providing care to varied populations including, adults and dually diagnosed patients in an inpatient and partial hospital setting.

Education: Masters degree in Social Work, Clinical/Counseling Psychology or Social Services related field required, licensure preferred.

Experience: 1 to 2 years mental health experience preferred. Prior experience working with a psychiatric mental health inpatient setting preferred.

Licensure/Certification: License eligible degree, LCSW, LMFT, LPC preferred;

Knowledge: Prefer knowledge of case management, discharge planning, group leadership skills, age specific growth and development, crisis and behavior management, family therapy theory and practice.

Supervision Received: Director of Clinical Services

Supervision Exercised: N/A

Environmental Conditions:

Exposure to psychiatric patients who may exhibit violent/aggressive behavior. Potential for exposure to communicable diseases, blood/body fluids and other hazardous waste. General hospital environment.

Loss Control Safety Standards:

I will adhere to all safety policies and safe work practices. I will attend hospital safety trainings. I will adhere to all hospital policies and procedures and report all accidents immediately to my supervisor.

Physical Requirements:

Ability to communicate verbally and in writing. Physical agility to manage patients. Push, pull and lift up to 40 pounds. Intermittent sitting, standing, walking, bending and stooping. Drug and alcohol free as evidenced by negative results of post-offer, pre-employment urine drug screen.

The physical requirements described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the primary functions.

Job Classification:

Non-exempt or exempt; Hours vary based on staffing and patient needs and include day, evening, and weekends.

This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by this employee. The Social Worker will be required to follow any other instructions and to perform any other duties requested by a superior.

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Posted: 2020-02-15 Expires: 2020-04-02

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