A cover letter is required for consideration for this position and should be attached as the first page of your resume. The cover letter should address your specific interest in the position and outline skills and experience that directly relate to this position.
The Department of Otolaryngology and Kellogg Eye Center will share a 20-hour per week social worker to provide clinical services to adult and pediatric patients in their respective clinics. The job will include providing psychosocial assessments, short-term evidence-based behavioral health interventions in a health care setting, patient education, family interventions, crisis intervention and safety planning, grief counseling, referrals to community resources and some provision of tangibles.
Completion of accurate assessments in a variety of situations including crisis intervention, safety planning, grief counseling, and community referrals
Collaborative relationships with multidisciplinary team members for patient care coordination
Provision of short-term psychotherapy using evidence-based practice models
Provision of referrals and follow-up to community resources as needed
Excellent verbal and written communication skills and precise, timely documentation
Independent decision-making skills and prioritization of multiple, competing tasks
Participation in team and department meetings
Working individually or reciprocally to meet tangible and concrete needs.
Patient advocacy as needed
Provide optimal clinical practice skills for patients of all ages
Master’s degree (MSW) in social work from a school accredited by the Council of Social Work Education
Current clinic license (LMSW) to practice social work in the State of Michigan, with clinical certification
LLMSWs will not be considered for this position
Significant experience with behavioral health and medical social work
Experience with Motivational Interviewing and delivering evidence-based psychotherapies such as CBT, ACT, DBT, IPT, TF-CBT, etc.
Must be flexible and adaptive to work within multiple teams of clinics housed in two buildings
Capable of making effective, independent judgment calls in a variety of demanding situations
This is a 20 hour per week (0.50 FTE) position, with 12 hours per week spent in Otolaryngology and 8 hours per week spent at Kellogg Eye Center. Specific days and hours will be arranged with the leadership of both clinics. Some scheduling flexibility may be required, but this job does not require evening or weekend hours.
This position may be underfilled at a lower classification depending on the qualifications of the selected candidate. Advancement through the career ladder at the Expert or Clinical Scholar Level is required for placement in the MSW Senior Classification
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The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.
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