• Licensed Certified Social Worker I - Schmieding Developmental Center

    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(9/11/2019 4:11 PM)
    Requisition ID
    Patient Care
    Position Type
    Regular Full-Time
    COM Peds Schmieding Center
    Post End Date
  • Overview

    **This position is located in Lowell, AR**


    The Licensed Certified Social Worker (LCSW) works under the supervision of the Schmieding Developmental Center Senior Social Worker with input from the Section Chief.  This position works cooperatively with all clinical and non-clinical staff in meeting the needs of children, and their caregivers, who are referred to Schmieding Developmental Center. This position will be responsible for providing clinical support to families in collaboration with the multidisciplinary team. 


    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 the health, health care, and well-being 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 is based on experience


    • Will complete diagnostic interviews/psychosocial assessments to assist families in the development of an appropriate treatment plan and helps accessing resources.
    • Maintains follow-up/supportive contacts with those families who have demonstrated a need for continued support to facilitate their locating/assessing needed services through the transitional process to adulthood.
    • Will establish and maintain a working relationship as a member of a multidisciplinary team consisting of UAMS, Arkansas Children’s Northwest, and community agencies assuring the continuation of care for children by participating in staffing’s/meetings or providing documentation with up to date information regarding the child’s care.
    • Will complete appropriate documentation for significant contacts and actions on behalf of the child/family in a timely and professional manner in keeping with confidentiality procedures.
    • Will provide, arrange, &/or post educational opportunities and support groups for adolescents and parents.
    • Maintain Resource Database.
    • Maintain Resource Handouts
    • Interact with and assists the public in a professional and friendly manner as needed.
    • Demonstrate effective communication skills and communicate accurate and complete information.
    • Maintains strict confidentiality when necessary.
    • Demonstrate positive working relationships with co-workers, management team, and ancillary departments.
    • Follow the Core Concepts of Patient and Family Centered Care and the Basic Code of Conduct Guidelines.
    • Assist internal and external stakeholders as needed with exceptional customer service.


    Master's Degree in Social Work plus one-year of experience working with children and families in the medical, educational, and/or mental health settings. Licensed as a Certified Social Worker in the State of Arkansas is preferred.

    Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

    • Must be able to work successfully in an interdisciplinary setting.
    • Needs basic computer skills.
    • Problem solving skills & multi-tasker.
    • Effective communication skills both verbal & written.

    This position is subject to a pre-employment criminal background and drug screen. A criminal conviction or arrest pending adjudication alone shall not disqualify an applicant except as provided by law. Any criminal history will be evaluated in relationship to job responsibilities and business necessity.  The information obtained in these reports will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law. 


    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: Frequently
    Lift, push, pull, carry weight: 10 lbs or less
    Use hands to touch, handle, or feel: Continuously
    Talk: Continuously
    Hear: Continuously
    Taste or smell: Frequently
    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: Biological, Sharp objects/tools


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