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Care Manager

Job Summary
The University Counseling Center (UCC) at the University of Utah enthusiastically welcomes applications for a 12-month full-time (40 hours/week) Care Manager to become an integral member of our dynamic multidisciplinary team. The Care Manager serves as a member of the UCC Leadership Team where they contribute to center service delivery decision-making and general agency oversight. Responsibilities include: provision of face-to-face care management for students in need of longer term or more specialized treatment, short-term skills-based counseling for students referred to the community, community referral follow-up, supervision of two social work practicum students who support the functions of the care manager, collaboration and outreach with campus partners who provide case management for University of Utah students, and active collaboration with community mental health providers and agencies, including those who offer free and low cost treatment. Other relevant duties as assigned. The successful candidate will have a demonstrated commitment to an anti-racist multicultural orientation. Candidates must also demonstrate excellent human relations skills and effective verbal and written communication skills.

Successful completion of a background check required prior to hire.

Review of applications will begin on January 21, 2022.

Candidates earning a graduate degree by August 2022 will be considered
    1. Provide face-to-face case management for students referred for transfer of care in the community.
    2. Short-term skills-based counseling for students referred to the community
    3. Community referral follow-up.
    4. Supervision and training of social work practicum students.
    5. Consultation with UCC staff regarding community referral options.
    6. Collaboration and outreach with campus partners who provide case management for University of Utah students.
    7. Active collaboration with community mental health providers and agencies.
    8. Conduct intake assessments and provide crisis intervention services as needed.
    9. Other responsibilities as assigned.
This job description is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to the job.
Work Environment and Level of Frequency typically required
Nearly Continuously: Office environment.
Physical Requirements and Level of Frequency that may be required
Nearly Continuously: Sitting, hearing, listening, talking.
Often: Repetitive hand motion (such as typing), walking. 
Seldom: Bending, reaching overhead.
Minimum Qualifications
Current Licensed Clinical Social Worker (L.C.S.W.) certificate for clinical practice and two years directly related experience; demonstrated ability to work in a multidisciplinary team; ability to communicate verbally as well as in writing; and experience with conflict resolution when counseling individuals, couples and groups required. Experience working with community resources, instructing and supervising Social Workers, Interns and other caseworkers preferred. Five years of experience may be required in some areas.
An L.C.S.W. is earned after completing 4000 hours of Social Work experience and a passing score on the L.C.S.W. exam.
This position is patient-sensitive and must fulfill all associated requirements. We protect our patients, coworkers, and community by requiring all patient-sensitive employees to be immunized according to CDC standards and hospital policy. Limited exemptions may be made for documented medical contraindications or religious beliefs that object to vaccinations.
Applicants must demonstrate the potential ability to perform the essential functions of the job as outlined in the position description.

Department Specific Qualifications: At a minimum, candidates must demonstrate eligibility for licensure for independent practice in Utah as follows: For Social Work, have completed a Masters of Social Work with licensure as a Clinical Social Worker (CSW). For Professional Counseling, have completed a Masters of Mental Health Counseling with licensure as an Associate Clinical Mental Health Counselor (ACMHC). For Marriage & Family Therapy, have completed a clinical master’s or doctorate degree in marriage and family therapy from a program accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Marriage and Family Therapy Education with licensure as an Associate Marriage & Family Therapist (AMFT). 
  • Full licensure for independent practice in Utah in social work, professional counseling, or marriage and family counseling is preferred. 
  • Preference will also be given to those with experience in clinical care management and college student mental health. 
  • Familiarity with Salt Lake Valley community mental health resources is a plus. 
  • Fluency in Spanish, Mandarin, Arabic, or a language other than English also preferred.


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Last Updated: 1/13/22