• Licensed Certified Social Worker I

    Posted Date 4 weeks ago(10/24/2018 5:07 PM)
    Requisition ID
    Position Type
    Regular Full-Time
    ICE BHSL Inpatient CSU
    Post End Date
  • Overview

    The Licensed Mental Health Professional (LMPH) for the Psychiatric Research Institute (PRI) Pulaski County Regional Crisis Unit (PCRCSU) provides clinical psychosocial services, internal care management, coordination of services during stay and for post discharge, performs discharge planning and follow up contacts for PCRCSU clients and families from admission to discharge. The LMHP provides clinical services to client on the unit including assessment, individual interventions, crisis interventions, treatment planning, group therapy, and discharge planning. The LMHP participates in the multidisciplinary team to stabilize the client in acute crisis, assist in the development of the plan of care, and develop a comprehensive discharge plan with the goal of stabilizing the client in the community. The LMPH serves as a liaison for benefits and coordination of care, including any payment issues. The LMHP will provide direction and oversight for patient service associates who will assist the LMHP with care coordination tasks for post discharge. The LMHP develops productive relationships with community agencies that will assist the team in creating an effective discharge plan for PCRCSU clients. The LCSW has direct patient and family care contact and documents in the electronic health record. The LCSW is also responsible for participation in quality improvement and staff development activities at the department level.


    The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) has a unique combination of education, research, and clinical programs that encourages and supports teamwork and diversity.  We champion being a collaborative health care organization, focused on improving patient care and the lives of Arkansans.  


    UAMS offers amazing benefits and perks:

    • Health: Medical, Dental and Vision plans available for staff and family
    • Holiday, Vacation and Sick Leave
    • Education discount for staff and dependents (undergraduate only)
    • Retirement: Up to 10% matched contribution from UAMS
    • Basic Life Insurance up to $50,000
    • Career Training and Educational Opportunities
    • Merchant Discounts
    • Concierge prescription delivery on the main campus when using UAMS pharmacy

    Salary:  Negotiable


    • Provision of clinical services in the form of assessment (diagnostic assessment, substance abuse assessment, trauma assessment, psychosocial assessment, etc.), individual interventions, group therapy, crisis intervention, treatment planning.
    • Discharge planning and follow up to ensure continuity of care, stabilization in the community, reduce risk of recidivism to unit, inpatient, or justice involvement.
    • Care coordination and case management.
    • Other duties as assigned. 


    Minimum Qualifications:

    • Masters degree in Social Work, Licensed in State of AR as LCSW, capacity to work on computer for EMR

    UAMS is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans and is committed to excellence.

    Physical Requirements

    Stand: Frequently
    Sit: Frequently
    Walk: Frequently
    Bend, crawl, crouch, kneel, stoop, or reach overhead: Occasionally
    Lift, push, pull, carry weight: 10 lbs or less
    Use hands to touch, handle, or feel: Never
    Talk: Continuously
    Hear: Continuously
    Taste or smell: Never
    Read, concentrate, think analytically: Continuously
    Physical Environment: Inside Medical Facility Environment, Inside Office Environment
    Noise Level: Moderate
    Visual Requirements: Far visual acuity, Near visual acuity
    Hazards: None


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