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Intermountain Healthcare Social Worker/Crisis Worker/Therapist in Ogden, Utah

Job Description:

We are looking for someone with the flexibility to be cross trained to both a Behavioral Health Mental Health Therapist as well as a Crisis Worker.

The role of an Inpatient Therapist:

The Inpatient Mental Health Therapist provides individual, group, and family therapy for inpatients on the Behavioral Health Unit. They are an integral part of a multi-disciplinary team that includes psychiatrists, nurses, technicians, pharmacists, and others. The inpatient therapist engages with patients daily to help them resolve their mental health crisis utilizing a variety of therapeutic models and techniques. The inpatient therapist promotes safety and well-being following discharge by engaging in safety planning with patients and their families / supports.

The role of a crisis worker:

The Crisis Worker completes comprehensive assessments of patients in hospital settings experiencing a mental health crisis. They utilize their clinical expertise to develop care plans to address emergent safety needs and coordinate intervention across a continuum of services. Crisis Workers work collaboratively with physicians, nurses, patients, and their families to connect patients to interventions that promote mental health which may include facilitating hospital admission, coordinating outpatient care, and linking to appropriate community resources.

External Candidates are Eligible for a $500 Sign-On Bonus

Position Details:

While this is a PRN position, the employee is able to self-schedule to help fill the needs of our patients. We have various shifts, including 8 hours shifts from 7am-3pm and 12 hour shifts from 1pm-1am. The majority of our needs are during the day times on both weekdays and weekends.

Minimum Qualifications:

Master's Degree in Social Work. Education must be obtained from an accredited institution. Degree will be verified.

Current State Licensure as a CSW, LCSW, CMCH, LMFT, or MFT

Computer skills (email, word processing, and spreadsheets).

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience working with in a healthcare setting.

Physical Requirements:

Ongoing need for employee to see and read information, labels, assess patient needs, operate monitors, identify equipment and supplies.

Frequent interactions with patient care providers, patients, and visitors that require employee to verbally communicate as well as hear and understand spoken information, alarms, needs, and issues quickly and accurately, particularly during emergency situations.

Manual dexterity of hands and fingers to manipulate complex and delicate equipment with precision and accuracy. This includes frequent computer use and typing for documenting patient care, accessing needed information, medication preparation, etc.

Need to walk and assist with transporting/ambulating patients and obtaining and distributing supplies and equipment. This includes pushing/pulling gurneys and portable equipment, including heavy items. Often required to navigate crowded and busy rooms (full of equipment, power cords on the floor, etc).

May be expected to stand in a stationary position for an extended period of time.


McKay-Dee Hospital

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Equal Opportunity Employer

Intermountain Healthcare is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

The primary intent of this job description is to set a fair and equitable rate of pay for this classification. Only those key duties necessary for proper job evaluation and/or labor market analysis have been included. Other duties may be assigned by the supervisor.

All positions subject to close without notice. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.

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