Department Name: 7H361:INTERNAL MEDICINE & DIVISIONS - INFECTIO
This position will serve as part of the multidisciplinary Wraparound Recovery from Addiction and infection Program (WRAP) Project team within the Bluegrass Care Clinic (BCC) by providing case management and intensive prevention services for participating patients with IV drug use associated infections who are seeking medication assisted treatment for opioid use disorder. Case management services include assisting patients with overcoming barriers to receiving care. Prevention services will include educating patients who are at high risk, coordinating group meetings, promoting harm reduction, and contributing to the BCC's mission of providing quality services to patients. Along with other program staff, this position initiates patient participation in the program while they are still hospitalized at UK Chandler or Good Samaritan Hospitals, as they transfer to outpatient care, and while they are participating in the program.
Group Facilitation, Knowledge of Addiction Therapy
Position Time Status: Full-Time
Required Related Experience:
No experience required.
Required License/Registration/Certification :
Certified Social Worker (CSW)
University Community of Inclusion:
The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.
As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.
Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.
Adjacent to downtown Lexington, UK is nestled in the scenic heart of the beautiful Bluegrass Region of Kentucky. UK's campus covers more than 814 acres, with more than 30,700 students and 13,500 full-time employees, including nearly 2,400 full-time faculty and librarians.