We are recruiting for a Therapeutic Case Worker - Correctional Care to join our team!
We are here for life's journey. Where is your life journey taking you?
Being the heartbeat of Denver means our heart reflects something bigger than ourselves, something that connects us all:
Humanity in action, Triumph in hardship, Transformation in health.
Denver Sheriff Urban Institute
The Therapy Case Worker ("Case Worker"), under general supervision, performs culturally competent individual, family and group therapy, care plan development, case management, and referral work within Colorado OBH Standards for patients receiving psychiatric and substance use disorder treatment at Denver Health. Subscribes to an evidence-based practice framework to manage and facilitate clinical processes and progress for patients. Effectively manages a clinical caseload and clinical documentation that spans multiple modalities of care. Goals of clinical practice are to assist patients in their ability to effectively manage their psychiatric and substance use disorders, to function better with the community and gain stability within the community setting.
Patient Triage Identifies patients' conditions, problems, and determines disposition. Interviews clients to obtain health history and/or complete intake evaluation which may include necessary paperwork; (40%)
Patient Assessment Evaluates emotional components, impacts of health issues and assists client to identify strengths, dysfunctional factors and to establish detailed and coordinated treatment plans. Makes attempts to re-engage any client who seeks a premature discharge from the program. (30%)
Treatment Planning and Documentation Utilizes knowledge of patient populations' cultural, religious, ethnic, and social systems in interactions, care planning and education. Documents counseling plan, interventions, and client response to treatment according to State guidelines, ensuring that clinical supervision records are current. (30%)
Master's Degree Required
1-3 years Experience working in mental health and/or substance use disorders, Required and
Experience with client assessment and providing individual psychotherapy as well as group therapy and documenting clinical progress throughout the treatment episode, Required
ACD-Licensed Addictions Counselor preferred
CAS-Certified Addictions Specialist preferred
LPC-Licensed Professional Counselor preferred
LCSW-Licensed Clinical Social Worker preferred
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Demonstrates knowledge and applicability of the principle of growth and development over the lifespan, as well as demonstrating the ability to assess data reflecting the patient's status and interpreting appropriate cultural information of the patient(s) to whom care/service is being delivered/provided.
Knowledge of evidence-based clinical framework.
Knowledge of the disease progression of addictive disorders.
Knowledge of medical terms, abbreviations, diagnosis, treatment and prognosis, and demonstrates this knowledge verbally and in writing.
Ability to motivate persons for positive change.
Clinical thinking skills that lead to the identification of the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
Ability to provide clinical assistance, emotional support and skills building, or other necessary clinical care to patients when needed.
Ability to maintain professional boundaries and confidentiality of records relating to clients' treatment.
Ability to develop effective therapeutic interventions that are social-culturally sensitive.
Proficient in Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint.
$54,500.00 - $79,200.00 / yr
Outstanding benefits including up to 27 paid days off per year, immediate retirement plan employer contribution up to 9.5%, and generous medical plans
Free RTD EcoPass (public transportation)
On-site employee fitness center and wellness classes
Childcare discount programs & exclusive perks on large brands, travel, and more
Tuition reimbursement & assistance
Education & development opportunities including career pathways and coaching
Professional clinical advancement program & shared governance
Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) eligible employer+ free student loan coaching and assistance navigating the PSLF program
National Health Service Corps (NHCS) and Colorado Health Service Corps (CHSC) eligible employer
All job applicants for safety-sensitive positions must pass a pre-employment drug test, once a conditional offer of employment has been made.
Denver Health is an integrated, high-quality academic health care system considered a model for the nation that includes a Level I Trauma Center, a 555-bed acute care medical center, Denver's 911 emergency medical response system, 10 family health centers, 19 school-based health centers, Rocky Mountain Poison & Drug Safety, a Public Health Institute, an HMO and The Denver Health Foundation.
As Colorado's primary, and essential, safety-net institution, Denver Health is a mission-driven organization that has provided billions in uncompensated care for the uninsured. Denver Health is viewed as an Anchor Institution for the community, focusing on hiring and purchasing locally as applicable, serving as a pillar for community needs, and caring for more than 185,000 individuals and 67,000 children a year.
Located near downtown Denver, Denver Health is just minutes away from many of the cultural and recreational activities Denver has to offer.
We strongly support diversity in the workforce and Denver Health is an equal opportunity employer (EOE).
Take your career to the next level at Denver Health, where we offer a robust benefits package and endless opportunities for growth. Denver Health is a nationally-ranked, locally-trusted, premier healthcare institution located in the heart of Denver, Colorado.Twenty-five percent of all Denver residents, or approximately 150,000 individuals, receive their health care here. We are known as an integrated health care system that encompasses multidisciplinary academic specialties, a community health system, a level I adult trauma center, pediatric emergency and urgent care center home to Denver Public Health and many of the nation's leaders in medicine.Denver Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer At Denver Health we pride ourselves on our commitment to diversity. Equal opportunity is a fundamental principle of Denver Health. As an equal opportunity employer, Denver Health is committed to recruit, hire, promote and administer all human resource actions in a non-discriminatory manner. Denver Health is committed to providing equal opportunities in all business practices and to all persons regardless of age, race, color, national origin, genetic information, religion, sex, pregnancy, disab...ility, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status or veteran status (collectively “protected status”). Denver Health strives to maintain a work environment that is free from unlawful harassment and discrimination and will not tolerate any such conduct by employees or directed at employees within the scope of their employment. Read the full Human Resources Employee Principles and Practices policy.