Children's Hospital Colorado Clinical Social Worker PRN - 58490 in Aurora, Colorado

Why Work at Children's....Children's Hospital Colorado has defined and delivered pediatric healthcareexcellence for more than 100 years. Founded in 1908, Children's Coloradois a leading pediatric network entirely devoted to the health and well beingof children. Continually recognized as one of the nation's outstandinghospitals by U.S. News & World Report, Children's Colorado is known bothfor its nationally and internationally recognized medical, research andeducation programs as well as the full spectrum of everyday care for kidsthroughout Colorado and surrounding states. With more than 1,000 healthcareprofessionals representing the full spectrum of pediatric specialties,Children's Colorado Network of Care includes its main campus, 16Children's Care Centers and more than 400 outreach clinics.A career at Children's Colorado will challenge you, inspire you, andmotivate you to make a difference in the life of a child.Additional InformationDepartment: Clinical Social WorkHours per week: 1Shift: Shift varies by departmental needs. Evenings and weekend availabilityis required.Job OverviewThe Clinical Social Worker conducts psycho-social assessments andinterventions on routine to complex patient/family cases and serves as aliaison with multi-disciplinary care team and external community agencies toimplement interventions.ResponsibilitiesPopulation Specific CareNeonate -Infancy - >30 days to 1yrToddlers - >1yr to 3yrsPre-Schoolers - >3yrs to 5yrsSchool age - >5yrs to 13yrsAdolescent - >13yrs to 18yrsEssential FunctionsAn employee in this position may be called upon to do any or all of thefollowing essential functions. These examples do not include all of thefunctions which the employee may be expected to perform.Conducts initial needs assessment to gather information on thepatient/family's medical, social, and financial history; developsand implements interventions that provide a variety of services to meetpatient/family needs; monitors progress, cooperation, and acceptanceof serviceDevelops a therapeutic relationship with the patients and families to assistwith the social, financial, and psychological problems associated withhospitalization and/or outpatient treatment.Serves as a liaison with multi-disciplinary care teams and external communityagencies to identify, implement, and monitor treatment goals. Presents acase presentation to a variety of multi- disciplinary teams.Compiles and analyzes data and prepares case records, reports, anddocuments that comply with state and federal standards in providing casenotes, treatment plans, and evaluations.Serves on department and hospital-wide committees as directed.Other InformationCOMPETENCIESADAPTABILITY - Maintaining effectiveness when experiencing major changes inwork responsibilities or environment (e.g., people, processes,structure, or culture); adjusting effectively to change by exploring thebenefits, trying new approaches, and collaborating with others to make thechange successful.APPLIED LEARNING - Assimilating and applying new job-related information in atimely manner.BUILDING PARTNERSHIPS - Developing and leveraging relationships within andacross work groups to achieve results.COLLABORATING - Working cooperatively with others to help a team or work groupachieve its goals.COMMUNICATION - Conveying information and ideas clearly and concisely toindividuals or groups in an engaging manner that helps them understand andretain the message; listening actively to others.CUSTOMER ORIENTATION - Placing a high priority on the internal or externalcustomer's perspective when making decisions and taking action;implementing service practices that meet the customers' and ownorganization's needs.DECISION MAKING - Identifying and understanding problems and opportunities bygathering, analyzing, and interpreting quantitative and qualitativeinformation; choosing the best course of action by establishing cleardecision criteria, generating and evaluating alternatives, and makingtimely decisions; takin