Licensed Clinical Social Wkr-Solid Organ Transplant

Licensed Clinical Social Wkr-Solid Organ Transplant Job

Date: May 22, 2012

Location: Salt Lake City, UT, US

Licensed Clinical Social Wkr-Solid Organ Transplant

Requisition Number: 5991
Reg/Temp: Regular
Employment Type: Full-Time
Shift: Day
Work Schedule: .. Location Name: University of Utah Hospital
State: UT


As a patient-focused organization, the University of Utah Health Care 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. University of Utah Health Care seeks staff that are committed to the values of compassion, collaboration, innovation, responsibility, diversity, integrity, quality and trust that are integral to our mission.

This position provides professional counseling services of a preventative and developmental nature through direct consultation with patients. Therapy activities include individual, group and couples counseling. The incumbent develops program criteria for area of specialization such as couples or addictive behavior counseling. This position may be responsible for supervising the work of Social Workers, Interns or other caseworkers.


– Develops and implements individualized treatment approach to meet the needs of each patient and their families.
– Works in close collaboration with all members of the treatment team including medical doctors, to further their understanding of significant social and emotional factors contributing to the patient’s well being.
– Identifies appropriate outside resources, such as community agencies, to assist patients with resuming life in their own community and how to live with the patient’s limitations.
– Assists in the development of departmental policies and procedures.
– Oversees and supervises Social Worker Interns.
– May perform Case Management duties.

Knowledge / Skills / Abilities

– Ability to communicate verbally as well as in writing.
– Ability to work independently and provide individual, group and couples counseling.
– Ability to oversee the activities of Social Workers, Interns and other caseworkers in their area.
– Ability to assess data regarding the patient’s status and provide care as described in the department’s policies and procedures manual.
– Ability to assist patients and their families with post-treatment adjustments including but not limited to working closely with local, state and federal agencies to ensure the patient receives the appropriate assistance.



– Two to five years directly related experience.
– Experience with conflict resolution when counseling individuals, couples and groups.

All of the following license(s)

– Current Utah Licensed Clinical Social Worker (L.C.S.W.) certificate for clinical practice.

Qualifications (Preferred):


– Experience working with community resources, instructing and supervising Social Workers, Interns and other caseworkers.
– Basic Life Support Health Care Provider Card through American Heart Association or obtain within one month of hire.
Nearest Major Market: Salt Lake City
Job Segments: Clinic, Clinical Research, Healthcare, Medical Research, Patient Care, Research, Service, Social Worker

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