• Licensed Master Social Worker

    Posted Date 2 months ago(8/28/2019 5:15 PM)
    Requisition ID
    2019-61931
    Category
    Research
    Position Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Department
    NWAC Northwest AR Campus Research
    Post End Date
    10/26/2019
  • Overview

    This position is located in Fayetteville, Arkansas

     

    The Licensed Social Worker will be responsible for case management plans and processes, quality control, developing processes and procedures for tracking participant outcomes and process for identifying implementation methods in maternal child health projects and programs. This person will work closely with community health workers, program manager, outreach specialists, data manager, assistant director, and care coordinators to ensure that the case management process is implemented appropriately and addresses any issues identified by community-based team members in case management process. 

     

    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

    Responsibilities

    • Provides consultation and management of case management process and procedures.
    • Works with team members to ensure effective implementation and care navigation and performs quality checks for case management plans delivery.
    • Provides primary care behavioral health counselling to high risk participants as needed.
    • Responsible for performing fidelity checks on educational sessions which involves relationship management with community-based organization partners performing education to participants.
    • Addresses deviations or other issues/concerns with quality of education.
    • Ensures that sessions meet program milestones and time-line.
    • Works with data team to monitor data quality and creates process improvement plans for improved care navigation services.
    • Responsible for building and maintaining strong relationships with community-based organizations, program participants, and other community stakeholders.
    • Other duties as assigned.

    Qualifications

    Minimum Qualifications:

    • Master's in psychology, social work, counseling or related field.
    • Licensed by the state of Arkansas Professional Board.
    • Experience with Microsoft Office suite
    • Valid drivers' license required with current automobile insurance and reliable car for moderate travel to UAMS in Little Rock, AR and surrounding communities (mileage reimbursed at the current state mileage reimbursement rate) if a state vehicle is not available. Occasional out-of-state travel.

    This position is subject to a pre-employment criminal background check 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.

     

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    Physical Requirements

    Stand: Frequently
    Sit: Frequently
    Walk: Frequently
    Bend, crawl, crouch, kneel, stoop, or reach overhead: Frequently
    Lift, push, pull, carry weight: 26 - 50 lbs
    Use hands to touch, handle, or feel: Frequently
    Talk: Frequently
    Hear: Continuously
    Taste or smell: Frequently
    Read, concentrate, think analytically: Frequently
    Physical Environment: Inside Office Environment
    Noise Level: Moderate
    Visual Requirements: Color discrimination, Depth perception, Far visual acuity, Near visual acuity
    Hazards: None

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