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Licensed Clinical Social Worker Telehealth

Company: Intermountain Health
Location: Little Rock
Posted on: May 13, 2024

Job Description:

Job Description:
The Clinical Social Worker utilizes clinical expertise to perform psychosocial assessments, develop and implement plans of care appropriate care team, assess crisis situations to appropriately provide needed resources and or referrals for the patient, and to provide family and individual treatment as indicated. This position works collaboratively with patients, patient's significant other, families, healthcare providers, insurers, community resources, and all other involved parties.
To show our commitment to you and to assist with your transition into our organization, we will also offer a $1000 sign on bonus to those that have 1+ year of experience.
Position will be required to work one Saturday or Sunday per month. We are needing some evening availability, work until 7:30p. This position is fully remote.
This position provides care appropriate to the established plan of care in the assigned patient population.
Job Essentials

  • Assesses the patient's medical history, mental health history, and current presentation to understand the patient's needs from treatment.

  • Organizes and prioritizes daily work by assessing new, current, and discharging patient needs in area(s) of responsibility.

  • Diagnoses and treats various mental, emotional, and behavioral disorders.

  • Performs social work consultation for patients and caregivers. Conducts psychosocial assessments. Provides supportive, crisis bereavement and other social work interventions as necessary.

  • Develops a plan of care either individually or with input from the patient, patient family and significant others, physicians, and other members of the healthcare team.

  • Modifies care plans to reflect changes in patient status.

  • Refers patients to other services to improve their well-being. These referrals may include community services, treatment programs, support groups, psychiatrists, or other mental health providers.

  • Educates, communicates, and coordinates with multiple patient care teams and outside agencies as necessary to ensure the patient receives quality care, a timely discharge, and to identify and resolve delays and issues. Credentialing through medical staff office and peer review requirements may apply if working in the behavioral health setting.

  • May provide support and debriefing, in conjunction with the Employee Assistance Program, for staff members following adverse events.

  • Acts as an advocate on behalf of patients and families, where appropriate, to ensure effective communication with multidisciplinary care team, outside agencies and other resources as necessary.

  • Works with the multi-disciplinary team to develop a discharge plan in order to provide further care, services, and referrals in order to ensure continuity of care.

  • Completes timely and accurate documentation in the medical record using knowledge of documentation standards for the department to facilitate communication with team members. Documentation is done in compliance with all clinical guidelines and billing/reimbursement standards.

  • Complies with federal, state, local, and clinical program/facility standards.

  • Acts within the scope of the Mental Health Practice Act.

  • May identify patients at risk for potential avoidable delays, extended stay, readmission, financial or complex discharge needs. Coordinate with care providers and leaders to reach optimal solutions.

    Minimum Qualifications

    • Master's Degree in Social Work. Education must be obtained from an accredited institution. Degree will be verified.

    • Current State Licensure as LCSW or LMFT or CMHC.

    • Computer Skills, i.e., email, word processing.

    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

      Preferred Qualifications

      • Bilingual Spanish Speaking

      • Experience with patients, families, and treatment teams.

        Physical Requirements:
        Ongoing need for employee to see and read information, labels, assess patient needs, operate monitors, identify equipment and supplies.
        Frequent interactions with patient care providers, patients, and visitors that require employee to verbally communicate as well as hear and understand spoken information, alarms, needs, and issues quickly and accurately, particularly during emergency situations.
        Manual dexterity of hands and fingers to manipulate complex and delicate equipment with precision and accuracy. This includes frequent computer use and typing for documenting patient care, accessing needed information, medication preparation, etc.
        Need to walk and assist with transporting/ambulating patients and obtaining and distributing supplies and equipment. This includes pushing/pulling gurneys and portable equipment, including heavy items. Often required to navigate crowded and busy rooms (full of equipment, power cords on the floor, etc).
        May be expected to stand in a stationary position for an extended period of time.
        Anticipated job posting close date:
        Valley Center Tower
        Work City:
        Work State:
        Scheduled Weekly Hours:
        The hourly range for this position is listed below. Actual hourly rate dependent upon experience.
        $33.39 - $51.52
        We care about your well-being - mind, body, and spirit - which is why we provide our caregivers a generous benefits package that covers a wide range of programs to foster a sustainable culture of wellness that encompasses living healthy, happy, secure, connected, and engaged.
        Learn more about our comprehensive benefits packages for our Idaho, Nevada, and Utah based caregivers ( , and for our Colorado, Montana, and Kansas based caregivers ( ; and our commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion ( .
        Intermountain Health is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.
        Intermountain Health is a Utah-based, not-for-profit system of 33 hospitals (includes "virtual" hospital), a Medical Group with more than 3,800 physicians and advanced practice clinicians at about 385 clinics, a health plans division called Select Health, and other health services. Helping people live the healthiest lives possible, Intermountain is widely recognized as a leader in clinical quality improvement and efficient healthcare delivery.
        Join our world-class team and embark on a career filled with opportunities, strength, innovation, and fulfillment.
        To find out more about us, head to our career site here ( .
        Sign up for job alerts! Click 'sign in' at the top right corner, create a candidate account, and when we have opportunities that meet your interests, you will receive an email with the job details.
        Intermountain Health strives to make the application process accessible to all users. If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance completing the application process, please contact 1-800-843-7820 or email . This contact information is for accommodation requests only and cannot be used to inquire about the status of applications.
        We intentionally work toward an Intermountain Health that reflects our diverse communities and provides culturally competent care, health equity, and a sense of belonging amongst all our caregivers (employees). This is an important part of fulfilling our mission to help people live the healthiest lives possible. The three pillars of our work are talent experience with Intermountain (application, internship, development, etc.), community benefit, and care delivery.
        Learn more about diversity at Intermountain, here. (
        Introduce yourself to our Talent Acquisition team and we will get in touch if there is a role that seems like a good match.
        Intermountain Health's PEAK program supports caregivers in the pursuit of their education goals and career aspirations by providing up-front tuition coverage paid directly to the academic institution. The program offers 100+ learning options to choose from, including undergraduate studies, high school diplomas, and professional skills and certificates. Caregivers are eligible to participate in PEAK on day 1 of employment. Learn more. (
        The primary intent of this job description is to set a fair and equitable rate of pay for this classification. Only those key duties necessary for proper job evaluation and/or labor market analysis have been included. Other duties may be assigned by the supervisor.
        All positions subject to close without notice.
        Thanks for your interest in continuing your career with our team!

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