PS Social Worker

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Location: Salt Lake City, UTAH

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This position is located at the West Valley Dialysis Center in Taylorsville, UT
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Details

Open Date 11/13/2019
Requisition Number PRN22498B
Job Title PS Social Worker
Working Title Social Worker--West Valley
Job Grade UGR
FLSA Code Professional
Patient Sensitive Job Code? Yes
Standard Hours per Week 40
Full Time or Part Time? Full Time
Shift Day
Work Schedule Summary
VP Area U of U Health - Academics
Department 00238 - Dialysis Program
Location Other
City Salt Lake City, UT
Type of Recruitment External Posting
Pay Rate Range $43,075-$68,921
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Job Summary

As a patient-focused organization, the University of Utah Health Sciences exists to enhance the health and well-being of people through patient care, research and education.  Success in this mission requires a culture of collaboration, excellence, leadership, and respect.  The Health Sciences Center seeks faculty and staff who are committed to the values of compassion, collaboration, innovation, responsibility, diversity, integrity, quality and trust that are integral to our mission.

Responsibilities

Evaluates patients through interviews and psychosocial assessments in order to make recommendations to the treatment team and establish treatment goals. Establishes and develops treatment plans and treatment goals in conjunction with the licensed treatment team. Administers approved counseling which involves social work assessments, counseling and/or treatment to patients, families or significant others. Identifies and provides outreach in the form of information and referrals for community resources to patients and families such as shelter, transportation, future treatment plans and financial assistance. Develops and provides stress management/wellness treatment plans for inpatient and outpatient populations. Collaborates on teaching programs for students in the Graduate school of Social Work, the School of Medicine and the College of Nursing.

Work Environment and Level of Frequency typically required

Nearly Continuously: Office environment.

Physical Requirements and Level of Frequency that may be required

Nearly Continuously: Sitting, hearing, listening, talking.

Often: Repetitive hand motion (such as typing), walking. 

Seldom: Bending, reaching overhead.

Minimum Qualifications

Master’s Degree in Social Work from an accredited school by the council on Social Work; current licensure to practice as a Certified Social Worker in the State of Utah. Demonstrated human relations and effective verbal and written communication skills; and proven ability to work in a multidisciplinary team, problem solve and resolve conflicts for individuals, couples and groups.

This position is patient-sensitive and must fulfill all associated requirements. We protect our patients, coworkers and community by requiring all patient-sensitive employees to be immunized according to CDC standards and hospital policy. Limited exemptions may be made for documented medical contraindications or religious beliefs that object to vaccinations.

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Type Benefited Staff
Special Instructions Summary

This position is located at the West Valley Dialysis Center in Taylorsville, UT

Additional Information


The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and is committed to diversity in its workforce. In compliance with applicable federal and state laws, University of Utah policy of equal employment opportunity prohibits discrimination on the basis of race or ethnicity, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, veteran’s status, status as a qualified person with a disability, or genetic information. Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities, and protected veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to qualified applicants, upon request and consistent with University policy and Utah state law.
To inquire about this posting, email: employment@utah.edu or call 801-581-2300. Reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to qualified individuals with disabilities. To request an accommodation or for further information about University AA/EO policies, please contact the Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action, 201 S. Presidents Cr., Rm 135, (801) 581-8365 (V/TDD), email: oeo@umail.utah.edu .

The University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (“URS”). Eligible new hires with prior URS service, may elect to enroll in URS if they make the election before they become eligible for retirement (usually the first day of work). Contact Human Resources at (801) 581-7447 for information. Individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits from URS are subject to URS’ post-retirement rules and restrictions. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801) 366-7770 or (800) 695-4877 or University Human Resource Management at (801) 581-7447 if you have questions regarding the post-retirement rules.

This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check and/or drug screen.


Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  • * Do you have a Master's Degree in Social Work from a program accredited by the Council on Social Work Education?
    • Yes
    • No
  • * Do you hold current licensure to practice as a Certified Social Worker in the State of Utah?
    • Yes
    • No

  • Applicant Documents
    Required Documents Optional Documents
  • Resume
  • Cover Letter
  • Addendum to the University of Utah - Veteran Only - Call 801.581.2169 after submission
  • Appropriate discharge document (such as a DD-214 – Member Copy 4) – Veteran Only – Call 801.581.2169

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