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The Licensed Certified Social Worker is responsible for providing direct patient/family care, as well as engaging in program development and interdisciplinary team development and additional departmental duties, as outlined below. There may be periodic travel and evening work may be required. UAMS offers amazing benefits and perks:SALARIED:Retirement: Up to 10 matched contribution from UAMS.Education discount for staff and dependents (undergraduate only).Health: Medical, Dental and Vision plans available for staff and family.Basic Life Insurance up to 50,000.Leave Time: 11 paid holidays annually, up to 22.5 days of annual vacation leave, 12 days of sick leave.Career Training Opportunities.Salary offered commensurate to experience.Provides clinical psychosocial services and case management for patients seen in primary care to include: preadmission planning and assistance; initial psychosocial assessment with new patients or new referralsPerforms ongoing psychosocial assessment as needed during treatment process and beyondDevelops treatment plans/interventionsAdvocates for patient/family with health care providers and community resources; patient/family education; information and referrals; and response to emotional components of illness, including adjustment to illness and grief counseling, psychotherapy (individual, couples, family, children), and crisis intervention.Develops/facilitates evidence:based treatment or psychoeducational groups as appropriate to patient/family needs.Documents activities in medical record and otherwise communicates with team members, patient/family and community providers as needed for effective results.Maintains awareness of patient safety, liability and risk management issues and performs job duties within those parameters.Maintains awareness of financial resources available for patient/family support and demonstrates good judgement and stewardship in utilization of these resources.Serves as a liaison with other departments and agencies internally and externally.Assists in the location/development of additional resources to assist with departmental/patient needs.Assumes responsibility for/assists with student supervision.Serves as a member of the interdisciplinary health care team by providing services to patients and families; interviews and/or performs psychosocial assessments to determine the needs of the patient and family; documents the assessment in the medical record; initiates intervention plan with patients requiring ongoing services and support; Provides direct counseling, support groups, and education to patients and families; provides brief, evidence:based behavioral health interventions with patients/families as needed and vestigates and assists patients and families in securing needed resources for services to ensure continuity of care.May perform other duties as assigned.Masters Degree in Social Work from an accredited School of Social WorkCurrent Arkansas LCSW or eligible for LCSW licensure in state of ArkansasMinimum of 2 years of post LCSW exam experience Stand: FrequentlySit: FrequentlyWalk: FrequentlyBend, crawl, crouch, kneel, stoop, or reach overhead: OccasionallyLift, push, pull, carry weight: 10 lbs or lessUse hands to touch, handle, or feel: OccasionallyTalk: ContinuouslyHear: ContinuouslyTaste or smell: OccasionallyRead, concentrate, think analytically: ContinuouslyPhysical Environment: Inside Medical Facility Environment, Inside Office EnvironmentNoise Level: ModerateVisual Requirements: Near visual acuityHazards: None


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