Licensed Social Worker Crittenton Children's Center, Full Time.

Saint Luke's Health System

job description

The Opportunity:


We are hiring a full-time Licensed Social Worker/Psychotherapist for Crittenton Children's Center!


For more than 125 years, Saint Luke’s Hospital of Kansas City Crittenton Children’s Center has cared for the emotional and mental health of Kansas City’s children and their families. Our multidisciplinary treatment teams use evidence-based therapies to help children learn to regulate their emotions, build communication skills, and develop lifelong strategies for resilience and strength.


Backed by the resources of Saint Luke’s Health System, Crittenton Children’s Center is here for your child and family. As demonstrated by our Magnet® Recognition—a program that recognizes excellence in nursing—patient families can rest assured their children will receive personalized care by an exceptional staff, all within a safe environment where families can focus on healing.


Shift Details:


Position works Monday through Friday 8 to 4:30


The Work:

  • Position is responsible and accountable for assessing the psychological, social, emotional, cultural and financial needs of patients and resulting treatment that impacts patients health and recovery.

  • Provides professional social work services that utilize supportive counseling and clinical knowledge in assessing the needs of patients and families during illness, crisis intervention and post discharge planning.

  • Collaborates with members of health care team in development of a transition plan and addresses needs in a timely manner.

  • Participates in program planning and development to meet the needs of customers within the health care system and community.

  • Position is responsible and accountable for initial assessment and resulting treatment of the psychological needs of the patient.

  • Position works in a team atmosphere and will assist with mentoring, precepting and onboarding of new staff.

  • LCSW or LPC licensing required in Kansas and Missouri

  • Master's degree required

  • Outpatient experience working with children and adolescents preferred

  • DBT Therapy experience preferred


Why Saint Luke’s?

  • We value knowledge, experience, and expertise to improve patient outcomes and quality care.

  • The opportunity to make an impact on the health system and the healthcare industry.

  • Saint Luke’s offers competitive salaries and benefits packages to all eligible employees.

contact information

business: Saint Luke's Health System
address: 10918 Elm Ave, South Kansas City
Kansas City, MO 64134

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