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Hourly Wage Estimate: $30.16 - $45.25 / hour
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*Position is within Behavioral Health line of service
Do you have a passion for healthcare and helping others? Do you enjoy working in a fast-paced, patient-centered environment? Jump-start your Social Worker career and be a part of our team at the Medical Center of Aurora!
Position Summary: This position supports the mission of The Medical Center of Aurora of optimizing the quality of life of all those served by expanding beyond the traditional focus on medical needs to the needs of the whole person. The Social Worker III is responsible for providing clinical support for patients in our intensive outpatient program (IOP), including completing initial assessments and treatment plans, participating in treatment team meetings to discuss patients' progress and assist with discharge planning needs. Needs to be familiar/comfortable with group therapy, as well as individual and family meetings. Has a strong foundation of counseling skills and clinical knowledge to assist in the assessment of patient's behavioral health needs. Responsible and accountable for coordination of services through an interdisciplinary approach which provides a comprehensive approach to treatment. Through concurrent case management, patients will be assessed to determine appropriateness of admission and continued treatment. Discharge planning will begin at the time of admission and reassessed throughout the course of treatment.
Licensure/Certification/Registration: Licensed mental health clinician (LCSW or LPC) in the state of Colorado required.
- Education: Master Degree from an accredited university in Counseling, Social Work, MFT, Psychology, etc., required.
- Experience: 3-5 years recent clinical experience in counseling in an acute care setting. 5-7 years of recent clinical experience in an acute care setting preferred. Experience with working with a variety of issues and population, including adolescents, adults and geriatrics. Experience with working with substance abuse, trauma, depression, anxiety, etc.
- Special Qualifications: Must have excellent written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills and able to work with highly diverse population. Must be knowledgeable of State and Joint Commission standards. Must have ability to perform multiple tasks simultaneously and work in high stress environment. Must be able to apply critical thinking and formulate diagnostic impressions based upon review of systems, history, symptoms and current presentation. Must be able to provide crisis intervention and other duties as assigned by the department director or designee.
Degree of supervision required: Involves general guidance and direction by the Department Director or designee. Employee will be expected to perform all job duties independently and in accordance with established departmental and hospital policies and procedures.
The Medical Center of Aurora, the first community hospital in the Denver Metro area to receive three-time Magnet designation for nursing excellence by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), is a 346-bed acute care hospital located in Aurora, Colorado. The Medical Center of Aurora is comprised of six campuses in Aurora and Centennial, Colo., including the Main Campus, located at Interstate 225 and Mississippi, the North Campus Behavioral Health and Wellness Center, Centennial Hospital, Saddle Rock ER, Spalding Rehabilitation Hospital, Spalding Rehabilitation at P/SL, and a medical office building at Green Valley Ranch. The Main Campus facility is a Level II Trauma Center with Primary Stroke Certification and Chest Pain Center accreditation, and has an affiliation with Rocky Mountain Hospital for Children as well as the Sarah Cannon Cancer Institute.
The Medical Center of Aurora has received seven consecutive ‘A' grades from The Leapfrog Group (Fall 2016 - Spring 2019), was Colorado's only hospital to receive the Leapfrog Top General Hospital designation two years in a row (2016, 2017), was recognized as a Best Regional Hospital by U.S. News & World Report (2014-2015, 2017-2018, 2018-2019), and was named to Healthgrades 2020 America's 250 Best Hospitals, putting TMCA in the top five percent of U.S. hospitals for clinical outcomes. The Medical Center of Aurora is proud to be a part of the HealthONE system of hospitals.
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