University of Utah Health Care

  • Social Work Internship - Recovery Works

    Requisition Number
    35607
    Reg/Temp
    Temporary
    Employment Type
    Intern (Part Time)
    Shift
    Variable
    Work Schedule
    Evenings/Day
    Location Name
    Univ Neuropsychiatric Inst
    Patient Care?
    Yes
    City
    SALT LAKE CITY
    State
    UT
    Department
    UNI OPC 93H RECOVERY WORKS
    Category
    Social Work
  • Overview

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

     

    This internship is for candidates who are enrolled in the graduate school working towards their Master's Degree in a behavioral health field. This position is responsible for the facilitation of clinical work under the supervision of the practicum field instructor. These clinical responsibilities will include patient screening, assessment, treatment/discharge planning and group facilitation. This position will allow for students to practice and perfect their skills that will be required for graduation.

    Responsibilities

    • Complete assigned readings or other assignments.
    • Facilitate a psycho-educational group independently.
    • Co-facilitate therapy groups under the supervision of a licensed mental health professional.
    • Contribute to multi-disciplinary staff meetings.
    • Complete clinical documentation under the supervision of a licensed mental health professional.

    Knowledge / Skills / Abilities

    • Must be able to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patients served on his or her assigned unit.
    • Knowledge of the principles of life span growth and development.
    • Ability to assess data regarding the patient's status and provide care as described in the department's policies and procedures manual.
    • Ability to maintain patient confidentiality; observe all University of Utah Health, State of Utah and Federal privacy requirements.
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    Qualifications

    Qualifications

    Required

    • Advanced standing status (2nd year student) or one year of graduate school in related discipline.
    • Internship authorization and coursework verification.
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    Qualifications (Preferred)

    Working Conditions and Physical Demands

    Employee must be able to meet the following requirements with or without an accommodation.

    • This position involves intermediate work that may exert up to 50 pounds and may consistently require lifting, carrying, pushing, pulling or otherwise moving objects while providing patient care to those requiring psychiatric care.

    Physical Requirements

    Sitting, Speaking, Standing, Walking

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