Licensed Clinical Social Worker/CSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker/CSW – This F/T position provides counseling, psychotherapy, information and referrals to Community Health Center, Inc.’s (CHC) diverse patient population. Attends mental health team meetings, assists in the development of ongoing programs, maintains all records, data, and patient interaction in an adequate, timely and confidential manner, as well as maintains a high standard of professional ethics as outlined in the NASW Code of Ethics, or the professional code of ethics accepted by the therapist and approved by CHC. Requires graduation from an accredited professional program. Should either be licensed or in the process of obtaining licensure in Utah. 

Bilingual skills in Spanish are required.

CHC offers a competitive salary and a generous benefits package, including a 401(k) retirement plan.

To Apply: Email resumes to jthomas@chc-ut.org or fax (801) 746-0420.  See: https://www.indeed.com/jobs?q=licensed%20clinical%20social%20worker&l=Midvale%2C%20UT&vjk=e014dca12cbb8fe5

Therapist

South Point Counseling Services (SPCS) is a state licensed growing mental health group located in South Jordan, Utah.  We are also a service provider for DCFS, Medicaid, Medicare, and numerous insurance companies.

Mental Health Counselor

The Polizzi Clinic provides critical services to low income individuals improving their mental health so they are able to work and support their families, and contribute to their communities. Our long term goal is to improve individual’s overall mental health thereby decreasing health-related poverty and homelessness in our community.

 

The clinic is the only resource for full outpatient psychiatric care at no cost for any low-income, uninsured Utahn struggling with serious mental illness. Medication management services are designed to establish diagnoses quickly, stabilize symptoms within six to eight visits, and then transition the patient to primary care for maintenance at an affordable health clinic.

 

In May 2017, the Polizzi Clinic expanded to provide counseling services. Since then, the interest has grown and we are in need of a mental health counselor on staff to assist on each day the clinic is open. This position provides professional counseling services of a preventative and developmental nature through direct consultation with patients. The incumbent will use clinical expertise to perform psychosocial assessments and develop/implement a treatment plan that provides excellent care while being sensitive to costs and resources. This position may be responsible for supervising the work of Social Work students, interns or other volunteer caseworkers.

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

This F/T position provides counseling, psychotherapy, information, referrals and case management services to CHC’s diverse patient population. Attends mental health team meetings, assists in the development of ongoing programs, maintains all records, data, and patient interaction in an adequate, timely and confidential manner, as well as maintains a high standard of professional ethics as outlined in the NASW Code of Ethics, or the professional code of ethics accepted by the therapist and approved by CHC.   Requires graduation from an accredited professional psychiatric clinical training program (ie: L.C.S.W, PhD or APrn) and 2 years of experience working in a clinical or hospital setting, community service agency, or private clinical practice.  Should either be licensed or in the process of obtaining licensure in Utah.   Bilingual skills in Spanish are required.

CHC offers a competitive salary and a generous benefits package, including a 401(k) retirement plan.

 

To Apply: Email resumes to jthomas@chc-ut.org or fax (801) 955-2389

Client Advocate Weigand Homeless Resource Center

Location: Catholic Community Services of Utah, 437 West 200 South SLC 84101
Status: Non-Exempt, Full-time, with benefits
Salary: $ 14.50-16/hr DOE

Catholic Community Services of Utah provides help and creates hope for thousands of people of all beliefs who are most in need in our community through Refugee Resettlement, Homeless Services and CCS of Northern Utah programs.  CCS offers an outstanding benefits package including group health insurance, dental, 401a and 403b retirement plans and a generous PTO/holiday schedule.

Job Description:
Offer our clients services, including, but not limited to, assisting in the process of becoming housed, employed and accessing necessary assistance resources.

Responsibilities include:
1. Oversee the effort to help our clients into housing and employment.
2. Actively advocate for clients in receiving services which will assist them in overcoming the obstacles to self-sufficiency.
3. Assist in efforts to develop and acquire job leads for our clients, in the community, on the computer and over the phone.
4. Manage the storage of important client documentation
5. Gather statistical information through surveys from clients monthly.
6. Enter client stats in State of Utah Homeless tracking system (UHMIS).
7. Conduct Life Skills classes on a monthly basis.
8. Liaison with other agencies such as the Road Home, Fourth Street Clinic, Valley Mental Health, Volunteers of America, Salt Lake Fire Department, Salt Lake City Police Department, and other as directed by the WHRC Manager or Program Director.
9. Keep the WHRC Manager and Homeless Services Director advised of any information or developments which have an impact on the organization.
10. Exercise a “team approach” with both staff and volunteers.
11. Perform other duties as assigned.

Work Environment – inside/outside, office, warehouse, noise, temperature, etc.
1. Inside an office most of the day.
2. One on one meetings with vulnerable clients.
3. Properly dispose of drug paraphernalia when found.
4. Clean up of human biohazard materials, vomit, excrement, soiled clothing, and blankets.

Physical Demands including bending, sitting, lifting and driving
1. Ability to sit for periods of time.
2. Ability to move around a large room and yard frequently each hour.
3. Salt walkways during winter months.

Skills, knowledge and abilities:
1. Ability to get along with people.
2. Ability to operate with minimal supervision. Must possess the ability to follow through with assigned tasks.
3. Must be able to meet a dead line.
4. Must possess the ability to multi-task.
5. The ability to respond to a problem(s) and come up with an effective solution.
6. Ability to approach problematic situations with tact and sensitivity.
7. Must possess the personal qualities of integrity, compassion, and empathy, which encourage the trust, and confidence of others.
8. Proficiency in oral and written communication.
9. Must be able to maintain confidentiality.

Education, training and or experience:
1. Bachelor‘s degree or equivalent experience in Social Service area.
2. Supervisory experience.
3. Must possess computer software experience in the following, MS operating system, MS Word, Excel, and the internet.
4. Spanish speaking preferred.
5. Knowledge of homeless service providers.

Background Screen/BCI requirement
1. Must pass BCI/FBI background check.

Licenses, certifications and credentials
1. None Required.

Position status and expected schedule
1. 40 hours per week Monday –Friday 8:30am-5:00pm.

DISCLAIMER STATEMENT: This job description lists typical examples of work and is not intended to include every job duty and responsibility specific to a position. The employer reserves the right to change or assign other duties to this position. CCS is an equal opportunity employer.

To apply: Please go the company website: ccsutah.org and apply under the employment tab.
Position closes: Open until filled
Requisition #: 18.1.2

HIV Treatment and Care Internship

Project Title HIV Treatment and Care Internship Opportunities Summary
UDOH Project Lead Tyler Fisher, Ryan White Part B Administrator
Email TFisher@Utah.gov Phone 801-538-6353
Work Location Utah Department of Health (288 North 1460 West, Salt Lake City)
Ryan White Program Details

 

The Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program, classified by Title XXVI of the Public Health Service (PHS) Act, and amended by the Ryan White HIV/AIDS Treatment Extension Act of 2009 (Public Law 111-87, October 30, 2009) is the largest Federal program directed exclusively toward HIV/AIDS care. The Program is meant to help communities and states make it easier for those affected by HIV to get healthcare and supportive services. The Ryan White Part B Program administrated by the Utah Department of Health (UDOH) provides services to those living with and affected by HIV disease in Utah.
Internship

Activities

(50%)- Outreach Services:  Work closely with the HIV Prevention, Treatment, and Care team to understand various HIV services and treatment opportunities.  Develop a strong knowledge of the Ryan White Part B Program, the AIDS Drug Assistance Program (ADAP), and applicable case management services. Work closely with Ryan White Part B staff to develop and coordinate communication, including promotional materials/campaigns to inform clients and coordinate/oversee outreach activities for people living with HIV to engage them in health insurance enrollment decisions.

 

(30%)- Promote Health, Assess Needs, and Increase Capacity: Work closely with the HIV Prevention, Treatment, and Care team to identify HIV service gaps particularly as they pertain to people living with HIV’s ability to enroll into and maintain health insurance with Ryan White Part B premium assistance. Design and maintain resource lists for staff and community partner for tracking and reporting of enrollment efforts. Organize and Facilitate community partner coordination of enrollment efforts.   

 

(20%)- Other duties as assigned: Complete other administrative duties as assigned.

Prerequisites ·         Current graduate or undergraduate student in public health or other related field.

·         Bilingual English/Spanish

·         Familiarity with HIV or an interest/willingness to learn about HIV.

·         Ability to communicate effectively (written, visual and verbal).

·         Strong organizational skills; detail oriented.

·         Ability to work independently.

Project Start Date ASAP
Hours per week 10-20 Total number of hours

 

Dependent upon the student’s availability and any internship requirements. Pay rate $15/hr
Other Details ·         Please send resume and email expressing interest to Tyler Fisher (TFisher@Utah.gov) by September 30, 2017

·         Must be available to work in Salt Lake City on site at the Utah Department of Health.

·         Must have occasional evening and weekend availability

Insurance Enrollment Assistor

Utah AIDS Foundation

Insurance Enrollment Assistor

Job Description

Job Summary

The Enrollment Assistor provides enrollment assistance to individuals that are living with HIV to enroll in a Ryan White Part B approved health insurance plan. This position is a full-time temporary position that is generally filled from October through December.

Responsibilities:

  1. Maintain expertise in eligibility, enrollment, and program specifications to assist individuals in enrolling into a health plan that best suits their healthcare needs.
  2. Provide information and services in a fair, accurate, and impartial manner.
  3. Facilitate selection of a Qualified Health Plan (QHP) for individuals needing assistance in enrollment; Provide information in a manner that is culturally and linguistically appropriate to the needs of the population being served, including individuals with limited English proficiency;
  4. Collect and track select patient information for specific enrollment/retention interventions and communicate information back to patient’s case manager and the Ryan White Part B Program utilizing systems that protect patient privacy.
  5. Collect, track and assist in the preparation of progress reports and other reporting requirements
  6. Attend meetings as requested by the Programming Director, Chief Financial Officer or Executive Director, such as staff meetings, departmental meetings and other meetings as appropriate.

Accountable to: Programming Director

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in social work or human services related field required OR equivalent experience.  
  • Ability to relate positively and sensitively to persons diverse in lifestyle, age, ethnicity, beliefs, socio-economic level and sexual orientation.
  • Must have reliable transportation for travel to client’s appointments and other statewide travel.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in a health care related field.
  • Experience and understanding of health insurance industry, benefits selection, etc.
  • Experience and understanding of Medicaid and CHIP.
  • Experience working with and managing volunteers.
  • Bilingual (Spanish-English)

To Apply:

Fax or email cover letter and resume to Jared Hafen, Programming Director, 801-487-3978 or Jared@UtahAIDS.org.

Therapist – Full Time

Peace House Inc.

 
Description

Salary: $46,000 – $48,000 DOE
Job Description: Peace House is a charitable organization dedicated to ending family violence and abuse, including sexual assault and abuse, in the community through education, outreach, support services and shelter. To fulfill our mission, Peace House offers specific services to all of our clients, including Case Management, Therapy, Advocacy and Crisis Intervention. Peace House is located in Park City, UT. Peace House is an equal opportunity employer.

Clinical services are offered to all clients of Peace House. Those services are individual and group therapy, mental health assessments, crisis counseling, and referrals to qualified mental health clinicians in the community. The therapist will provide clinical services to the children and adults staying within the shelter and in the outpatient programs.

The therapist will be a full-time position and will report directly to the Clinical Director and will serve as an active member within Peace House. This position is responsible for counseling of sexual assault and domestic violence victims along with other members of the community.

1. Primary Responsibilities
• Provide initial mental health/trauma assessments that identify needs
• Share assessment findings with clients and/or their guardian, as appropriate
• Involve the client and/or guardian in the development of treatment plan and goals based off of the assessment
• Provide individual therapy services to adults and children
• Provide coordinated care by initiating and participating in client-centered consultation with other internal staff members (i.e. case manager, therapist etc.)
• Assist in establishing effective communication between Peace House and other social service agencies to ensure a smooth hand-off once a referral is required
• Facilitate/Co-facilitate group as needed
• Document all clinical sessions (individual and group) with progress notes in compliance with Peace House’s clinical documentation standards

2. Standards for Clinical Practice
• To utilize evidence-based interventions and clinical techniques and to participate in continuing education to stay abreast of current and new practices
• To utilize trauma-informed approaches whenever possible
• To maintain confidential client records in compliance with state and federal guidelines and in accordance with contractual obligations with DHS and DCFS
• To develop an understanding of the service providers commonly sourced by victims of domestic violence, particularly mental health agencies that may serve as referrals
• Promote high ethical and professional standards in all relationships and activities
• Establish and maintain effective collaborative relationships with agency staff, other key agencies, and any other organizations and individuals important to the success of the agency’s work

3. Professional Development
• Attend training sessions for professional development in coordination with the Clinical Director

4. Staff Collaboration: All therapists will collaborate with the following staff to ensure continuity of care, facilitate improved client outcomes and strive toward agency excellence. The Therapist will encourage, facilitate, and support those collaborations.
• Clinical Director, Shelter Manager and Program Director- to implement evidence-informed practices and trauma informed care within Peace House programs
• Case Managers – to understand and work toward client objectives, identify barriers and strengths, and optimize the client time in shelter
• Advocates – to provide support in their client services
• Therapist participation in weekly staffing meetings and clinical staffing meetings is required

Other duties as assigned by Clinical Director.

Required Qualifications

• Masters level mental health degree and current license in the state of Utah
• Clinical experience working in a social service environment with diverse client populations, including adults and children.
• Additional clinical experience working with child and adult victims of trauma, chronic abuse and/or domestic violence, substance abuse and chronic mental health issues is preferred.
• Experience and competency in using evidence-based interventions and clinical techniques.
• Ability to facilitate groups.
• Collaborative team player.
• Computer literacy and ability to utilize or learn a database.
• Able to pass a background check as required for state licensing.
• Current First Aid and CPR or ability to become certified upon employment.
• Passionate about making a real and lasting change for the better for each child and adult.
• Creative, enthusiastic and flexible—open to change and learning.

Preferred Qualifications

• Fluency in Spanish

Physical Requirements
• Ability to lift up to 25 pounds
• Ability to climb multiple levels of stairs
• Ability to administer CPR, if necessary

Location: Park City, Utah
Status: open

Information

How to Apply: Interested Applicants please send both a resume and a cover letter to melissa@peacehouse.org
Closing Date: September 8, 2017
Your Website: Visit organizational website.

 

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Community Health Centers, Inc.

4745 South 3200 West

Salt Lake City, 84129

This F/T position provides counseling, psychotherapy, information, referrals and case management services to CHC’s diverse patient population. Attends mental health team meetings, assists in the development of ongoing programs, maintains all records, data, and patient interaction in an adequate, timely and confidential manner, as well as maintains a high standard of professional ethics as outlined in the NASW Code of Ethics, or the professional code of ethics accepted by the therapist and approved by CHC.   Requires graduation from an accredited professional psychiatric clinical training program (ie: L.C.S.W, PhD or APrn) and 2 years of experience working in a clinical or hospital setting, community service agency, or private clinical practice.  Should either be licensed or in the process of obtaining licensure in Utah.   Bilingual skills in Spanish are required.

CHC offers a competitive salary and a generous benefits package, including a 401(k) retirement plan.

 

To Apply: Email resumes to jthomas@chc-ut.org or fax (801) 955-2389.

Latino Community Organizer

Southern Utah Wilderness Alliance

Immediate Opening for Latino Community Organizer

The Southern Utah Wilderness Alliance (SUWA), Utah’s largest conservation organization, has an immediate opening for a full-time Latino Community Organizer in its Salt Lake City office. Interested applicants should send a cover letter, resume, 2 page writing sample (original work), and 3 references to dave@suwa.org. The deadline to submit your application is June 30, 2017. Please include your name and the words “Latino Community Organizer” in the subject line.
SUWA is a non-profit organization dedicated to the preservation of the outstanding wilderness at the heart of the Colorado Plateau, and the management of these lands in their natural state for the benefit of all Americans. SUWA promotes local and national recognition of the region’s unique character through research and public education; supports both administrative and legislative initiatives to permanently protect the Colorado Plateau wild places within the National Park and National Wilderness Preservation Systems, or by other protective designations where appropriate; builds support for such initiatives on both the local and national level; and provides leadership within the conservation movement through uncompromising advocacy for wilderness preservation.

Description

The overall goal of the Latino Community Organizer is to broaden SUWA’s base of support to reflect the changing demographic of the American public by building Latino community support in Utah, ultimately laying the foundation for Latino activism on our issues across the country.
The primary focus of SUWA’s Latino Community Organizer is building, maintaining and demonstrating support within the Latino community in Utah for SUWA’s congressional and administrative efforts to protect Utah’s wilderness lands.
Working with the organizing team, the organizer will plan and implement Latino organizing activities in Utah with an initial focus on the Wasatch Front, and develop and maintain a grassroots and grass tops network of Latino community supporters. The organizer is a flexible team player who works cooperatively with SUWA staff, volunteers and activists to build and demonstrate support for protecting Utah’s wilderness lands among the broader population as needed.

Qualifications

To effectively perform this role, the applicant must possess excellent verbal and written communication skills, the ability to build and maintain relationships, and a strong grasp of social media including best practices. The applicant should also be self-motivated and committed to the preservation of wilderness. Bilingual proficiency preferred. Acquaintance
with the Utah Latino community is a plus. Demonstrated experience in and enthusiasm for grassroots organizing strongly preferred. Experience in wilderness and/or public lands issues, or with Congress, is preferred but not required.

Responsibilities
 Work with campaign directors and the organizing team to develop and implement strategies advancing SUWA’s multiple wilderness campaigns, including America’s Redrock Wilderness Act, the Bears Ears National Monument campaign, and SUWA’s campaign to block Utah’s anti-federal “land grab.”
 Organize support for SUWA’s mission within any strategic constituency as deemed pertinent by campaign directors.
 Research and identify existing Latino community groups, leaders and key individuals who can advise SUWA on where and how to engage their community. Seek and follow through on their advice.
 Identify events, venues and activities where SUWA can interact, educate and engage members of the Latino community (tabling, presentations, service projects, articles in publications, colleges, community gatherings, festivals, etc.) and engage them through presentations, information tables, speaking opportunities, etc.
 Identify key media and visibility opportunities for Utah’s Latino community on SUWA’s issues and follow through with supporters through strategic placement of Letters to the Editor, Opinion commentaries, and other writing.
 Build and expand SUWA’s social media outreach to Utah’s Latino community through the use of Facebook, Twitter, blogs and other platforms and services as appropriate.
 Meet with representatives of organizations and institutions within the Latino community to learn the ways in which individuals and family interact with wild places.
 Help SUWA frame our public land issues so they are relevant to the Latino community.
 Help identify strategic opportunities for collaboration on issues of concern to the Latino community that are within the general reach of SUWA’s mission.
 Network with other Latino community organizers who work on wilderness and/or public lands issues in the western U.S. Seek their advice and learn from their efforts. Possible travel to implement organizing efforts to areas outside Utah may be a future consideration.
 Develop bilingual materials as needed.

Salary and Benefits
Salary is competitive, based on experience.

A competitive benefits package includes health care coverage, a retirement plan, and paid vacation and sick days. Opportunities for additional training are available.
SUWA is committed to workplace diversity and inclusion. SUWA is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in hiring or employment on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, marital status, sexual orientation, age, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.