Therapist
Location:
Ogden , Utah
Posted:
October 18, 2017
Reference:
06030-SOCIALWORK
Social Worker and Utilization Review Opportunities
Ogden Regional Medical Center
Full Time, Part Time and PRN Opportunities Available
Sign On Bonus of $5,000 for Full Time and Part Time


Help us successfully expand our services in Alcohol Chemical Treatment and
Mental Health Services with the addition of our new 12 Bed - ACT Residential Unit and
12 Bed - Inpatient Psych Unit.

Our northern Utah facility serves a large community with our variety of services including: a cancer treatment center, women's services, cardiology services, and an alcohol and chemical dependency treatment center as well as many others. We were listed in the Truven Health Analytics top 100 hospitals for 2013 and continue our path of excellence in healthcare. Ogden Regional is at the heart of the mountains with over six ski resorts within an hour's drive. There is also a great downtown area with restaurants and shops to satisfy all tastes. With a great university down the road and many schools within driving distance, this hospital is in a great central location to meet all your family's needs.

Position Title: Social Worker and Utilization Review

Work Assignment: Alcohol Chemical Treatment (ACT) Outpatient, ACT Residential and Psychiatric Units

Position Type(s): Full Time, Part Time and PRN

Start Dates: Apply Now to Start - November 20, 2017 or December 4, 2017

Position Classification: Hourly - Non Exempt (Eligible for Overtime) you are an employee and get paid for ALL hours worked, there is no such thing as "billable or non billable" hours.

Job Summary:

*The Certified Social Worker is accountable for assessing the psychosocial situation of patients and/or family members and providing professional intervention.

*Assists in meeting social and emotional needs related to the patient's hospitalization.

*Accountable for adhering to ORMC mission by providing care to patients in a compassionate, caring and confidential manner, providing excellence in health care delivery, supporting dignity of all persons and taking responsibility for stewardship of resources.

*Meets the psychosocial needs of patients and family members through counseling and supervised psychotherapy as well as placement in or referral to community agencies, programs or facilities.

*Provides discharge planning and counseling services to all patients identified as needing this. Services are provided to children as well as adults, including adoption coordination and referral to child protective services.

*Maintains quality rapport with community agencies, hospital personnel and physicians through effective public relation and communication skills to achieve optimal and timely disposition for patients.

*Participates in supervision and training to increase skills and competency in carrying out interventions with patients and family members.

*Maintains statistical reports for accountability of activities in the department and with patients and family members.

*Develops and implements necessary patient support services to assist people in coping with aspects of their illness.

*Follows guidelines that maintain safety for oneself, patients, visitors and co-workers and if classified as a category I or II employee under OSHA regulations, adheres to OSHA standards by wearing personal protective equipment, following universal precautions and being knowledgeable about blood borne pathogens.

*Performs other duties as may be assigned.
Qualifications:
  • Current state licensure as a Social Worker required.
  • Bachelor Degree in Social Work required.
  • Master of Social Work preferred.
  • 3 years social work experience preferred

A little about us:
HCA is the nation’s leading private provider of healthcare services. Comprised of locally managed facilities which include 230,000 employees at over 160 hospitals, over 120 surgery centers and 100 urgent care facilities in 20 states and the United Kingdom

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