As a UW employee, you have a unique opportunity to change lives on our campuses, in our state and around the world. UW employees offer their boundless energy, creative problem solving skills and dedication to build stronger minds and a healthier world. UW faculty and staff also enjoy outstanding benefits, professional growth opportunities and unique resources in an environment noted for diversity, intellectual excitement, artistic pursuits and natural beauty. All of which has allowed the UW to be nationally recognized as a "Great College to Work For" for four consecutive years.The Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences is looking for a Social Worker for the Harborview-based Trauma Survivors Outcomes and Support (TSOS) research program. TSOS currently supports two trauma center studies: one 25-site investigation funded through the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) and one single-site study funded through the Patient-Centered Outcome Research Institute (PCORI). Under general supervision, the social worker will provide social work services to clients/patients or client/patient families and/or others; and participate in health sciences research. Specifically, the social worker will assist with the clinical needs and patient safety monitoring for the NIMH- and PCORI-funded projects, which both aim to develop new interventions for injured trauma survivors with posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and related comorbidities.The Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences currently has an outstanding opportunity for a SOCIAL WORKER 1.Responsibilities include:Engage in patient safety monitoring including responding to patient report of suicidality by conducting suicide risk assessment and management calls, documenting outcome of these calls, regulatory reporting, and engaging in appropriate tasks to ensure patient safety in accordance with study policies and procedures. This includes carrying a study cell phone during workday hours in order to triage and address patient safety-related issues.Communicate daily with project personnel and notify appropriate research personnel regarding problems or complications reported by participants or sites.Engage in intervention delivery including treatment planning, care management and care coordination, behavioral interventions delivery targeting PTSD and related comorbidities, and other collaborative care intervention activities with English- and Spanish-speaking study patients; Assist other team members in working with Spanish-speaking study patients and their families.Participate in team supervision for the study intervention.Draft/edit IRB application/modification content, filing IRB communications and approval letters, creating and maintaining tracking databases for invoices and site-specific data, drafting email communications, and filing regulatory paperwork.Draft/edit consent, assessment and intervention forms and documents in both English and Spanish.Attend regular project meetings, supervision, and work collaboratively with research team members.Enter data and ensure data quality using data management and analysis software such as SPSS, Excel and REDCap.May recruit patients for inclusion into the study, conduct informed consent procedures, complete research interviews and utilize recruitment tracking systems.Maintain confidentiality of participant records.Prepare summary reports from study data including graphs, tables, charts and illustrations.Edit and assist in the preparation of manuscripts, presentations, reports and grants submissions, including text and tables/figures.Code qualitative data from study interviewsCode standardized patient data interviews for counseling quality.Conduct literature reviews.Draft and copy edit various professional correspondences.Minimum Requirements:A Master of Social Work Degree from a program accredited by the Council on Social Work Education AND One year of full-time social work experience in a health care setting or equivalent. Experience can include a practicum placement as part of a social work training program and/or employment experience Proficient in English and SpanishDesired Requirements:Experience on a research teamClinical experience or interest in suicide preventionComputer skills with Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, REDCap and SPSSApplication Process:The application process for UW positions may include completion of a variety of online assessments to obtain additional information that will be used in the evaluation process. These assessments may include Work Authorization, Cover Letter and/or others. Any assessments that you need to complete will appear on your screen as soon as you select "Apply to this position". Once you begin an assessment, it must be completed at that time; if you do not complete the assessment you will be prompted to do so the next time you access your "My Jobs" page. If you select to take it later, it will appear on your "My Jobs" page to take when you are ready. Please note that your application will not be reviewed, and you will not be considered for this position until all required assessments have been completed.
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