OPEN RANK - Clinical Social Workers for Outpatient Integrated Specialty Medical Settings

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University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus
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Denver, CO

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Description
 

University of Colorado - School of Medicine

Department of Psychiatry

OPEN RANK - Clinical Social Workers for Outpatient Integrated Specialty Medical Settings

 

The University of Colorado has a requirement for COVID-19 vaccinations and full completion thereof by 9/1/21 or upon start date.  Information regarding this requirement, and exemptions can be found at:

Anschutz: https://www.ucdenver.edu/docs/librariesprovider284/default-document-library/3000-general-admission/3012---covid-19-vaccination-requirement-and-compliance.pdf?sfvrsn=4e9df3ba_2

Denver: https://www.ucdenver.edu/coronavirus

Exemptions vary by campus location/department.

Campus/Unit-Specific Exemptions:

    Anschutz Campus – Exemptions are allowed for medical or religious reasons.Denver Campus - Exemptions are allowed for medical, religious, or personal reasons.Consolidated/Central Services Administration – Will follow Anschutz policy on exemptions.
The University of Colorado Denver seeks individuals with demonstrated commitment to creating an inclusive learning and working environment.  We value the ability to engage effectively with students, faculty and staff of diverse backgrounds

The University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus, one of four campuses in the University of Colorado System, is the major academic medical center in the Rocky Mountain region. The Anschutz Medical Campus is home to the University of Colorado Hospital, Children's Hospital Colorado and a new Veterans Affairs Hospital, making it one of the largest and most comprehensive biomedical research and clinical care centers in the western United States. With world-class health sciences research, educational and clinical facilities, the CU School of Medicine has established distinctive and highly productive programs, receiving research awards of more than $350 million per year, including more than $200 million from National Institutes of Health and other federal agencies. The School's total annual clinical and research revenue exceeds $1.2 billion per year.

In 2019, The University of Colorado School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry welcomed their new Department Chair, C. Neill Epperson, MD who is expanding existing programs and launching new initiatives within the growing Department and through clinical, research and training collaborations across the Anschutz Medical Campus.

Department of Psychiatry Diversity Equity Inclusion Information:

The purpose of the Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) Committee is to hold the Department of Psychiatry’s faculty, staff, and trainees accountable for promoting a culture of inclusive excellence and respect.  We are committed to continuous education, sustaining cultural humility, and action related to DEI topics including systematic review of policies and procedures to ensure they are in alignment with the Department of Psychiatry DEI mission and vision. https://medschool.cuanschutz.edu/psychiatry/dei/mission-statement-and-vision

Position Summary:

The Department of Psychiatry collaborates closely with a broad range of clinical departments at the University of Colorado Hospital (UCH) to provide integrated behavioral health care in primary and specialty medical settings.  We are also establishing new integrated behavioral health services in additional specialty medical practices across the hospital. Our Department is committed to recruiting several clinical social workers with competencies to provide interprofessional program development, clinical services and outcomes assessment. This position will focus primarily on providing direct clinical care and behavioral interventions. The social worker will collaborate with the medical social workers in the practice , but in this role, the LCSW will provide direct therapeutic service to patients in at least one of the following outpatient integrated specialty settings:

    Neurology: Psychosocial and behavioral care of outpatients with headaches, seizure disorders, TBI/Concussions, multiple sclerosis and other chronic neurological and neurodegenerative disorders.
    Pulmonary/Critical Care Medicine: Care of outpatients with a range of pulmonary conditions including COVID-19.Sleep Medicine: Cognitive Behavioral approaches to sleep disorders in adults across the life span.Endocrinology/Diabetes Service: Psychosocial and behavioral care of outpatients with diabetes and other chronic endocrine disorders.
Clinical social workers recruited for these positions will become part of the Department of Psychiatry’s growing and dynamic Adult Division. 

This is an open rank position and could be categorized as Clinical Instructor, Clinical Senior Instructor or Clinical Assistant Professor.  The Clinical designation is classified as an employee who works less than 0.5 FTE

Responsibilities may include:

    Develop  evidence-based, integrated behavioral health programs in the specialty setting(s) using best practice models.Develop goals and objectives for the services and programs and all associated practice management duties.Develop and implement a programmatic evaluation plan including patient and provider benchmarks.Demonstrate sensitivity to the special needs of all patients, families and colleagues with respect to race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, age, gender, gender identity, ability status, religion, political beliefs, socioeconomic status and any other factors related to systemic oppression.Provide the full range of psychological assessments, psychosocial & behavioral interventions (e.g., individual and group), and education to patients seen in these specialty settings.Provide education and support for family members and the specialty setting team regarding the psychosocial status of patients.Consultation and collaboration with interprofessional team members in specialty settings and other clinical departments to develop intervention strategies related to physical and psychosocial challenges.Actively participate in treatment and follow-up planning for patients and families.Chart patient visits using an electronic medical record. Triage and refer patients as needed to collaborating colleagues across disciplines, Departments and communitiesParticipate in training Department of Psychiatry Social Work Trainees and MSW Interns.
Supervision Received

Clinicians hired into these roles will report to the Director of Integrated Care, Adult Division. Supervision and mentorship will also be available from senior health psychologists and a licensed clinical social worker with years of experience in health care settings.

Supervision Exercised

This position may supervise Department of Psychiatry Social Work Trainees and MSW Interns, Psychology and other behavioral health trainees.

Salary and Benefits:

The salary range (or hiring range) for this position has been established at

Clinical Instructor: $27,600 - $41,650 (prorated based on FTE).

Clinical Senior Instructor: $27,600 - $41,650 (prorated based on FTE).

Clinical Assistant Professor: $27,600 - $41,650 (prorated based on FTE).

The salary of the finalist(s) selected for this role will be set based on a variety of factors, including but not limited to, internal equity, experience, education, specialty and training.

The above salary range (or hiring range) represents the University’s good faith and reasonable estimate of the range of possible compensation at the time of posting.

 

The University of Colorado offers a full benefits package. Information on University benefits programs, including eligibility, is located at Employee Services.

University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus is dedicated to ensuring a safe and secure environment for our faculty, staff, students and visitors. To assist in achieving that goal, we conduct background checks for all new employees prior to their employment.

The Immigration Reform and Control Act requires that verification of employment eligibility be documented for all new employees by the end of the third day of work. Alternative formats of this ad are available upon request for persons with disabilities.

Your total compensation goes beyond the number on your paycheck. The University of Colorado provides generous leave, health plans and retirement contributions that add to your bottom line.

Benefits: https://www.cu.edu/employee-services/benefits.

Total Compensation Calculator: https://www.cu.edu/employee-services/total-compensation

Diversity and Equity:

Please click here for information on disability accommodations: https://www1.ucdenver.edu/offices/human-resources/employee-relations-performance/ada-compliance

Office of Equity: https://www1.ucdenver.edu/offices/equity

The University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus is committed to recruiting and supporting a diverse student body, faculty and administrative staff. The university strives to promote a culture of inclusiveness, respect, communication and understanding. We encourage applications from women, ethnic minorities, persons with disabilities and all veterans. The University of Colorado is committed to diversity and equality in education and employment.



Qualifications
Minimum Qualifications:

Applicants must meet minimum qualifications at the time of hire. 

Clinical Instructor:

    1-3 years of related clinical experience at rank or equivalent experience. Minimum degree qualifications: Master’s degree in social work from an accredited program and a clinical license (LCSW). Eligible for licensure or a licensed Clinical Social Worker in Colorado.Ability to obtain and maintain credentialing through the University of Colorado Health system.
Clinical Senior Instructor:

    1-3 years of related clinical experience at rank or equivalent experience.  Minimum degree qualifications: Master’s degree in social work from an accredited program and a clinical license (LCSW). Eligible for licensure or a licensed Clinical Social Worker in Colorado.Ability to obtain and maintain credentialing through the University of Colorado Health system.
Clinical Assistant Professor:

    1-3 years of related clinical experience at rank or equivalent experience. Minimum degree qualifications: Master’s degree in social work from an accredited program and a clinical license (LCSW). Eligible for licensure or a licensed Clinical Social Worker in Colorado.Ability to obtain and maintain credentialing through the University of Colorado Health system.
Preferred Qualifications:

    Training and experience in integrated specialty care including behavioral medicine and/or Consultation Liaison (CL) services.Experience collaborating with integrated team-based care in specialty medical settings that promotes an inclusive environment.Training and experience in CBT and CBT-I for sleep disorders.Knowledge of the impact of trauma and the interplay of trauma with medical and neurological disease.Interest in developing a collaborative program of research in specialty medical settings, although research interest is not required for this position.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

    Ability to work collaboratively in a multidisciplinary team model and with diverse colleagues, medical specialists, and trainees across disciplines.Demonstrated commitment and leadership ability to advance diversity and inclusion.Demonstrated ability to work effectively with a diverse population of faculty, staff and students.Strong commitment to inter-professional, team-based care in the Department of Psychiatry  and in specialty health settings.
 



Job Category: Faculty
Primary Location: Aurora
Schedule: Part-time
Posting Date: Jan 12, 2022
Unposting Date: Ongoing

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