This is full time (40 hour position), Clinical Social Worker in the Department of Psychiatry, at the Rachel Upjohn Building. The position involves participation on a multi-disciplinary Depression team, with clinical responsibilities to provide direct billable clinical work in evaluating and treating depressive and a variety of other psychiatric disorders. Clinical population includes primary focus on Depressive Disorder with at least one of the following psychotherapy modalities: CBT, IPT, and/or similar evidence-based short-term treatments. Group psychotherapy experience will be necessary and will be expected as a part of this position. Individuals will be invited to participate in various scholarly activities of the Depression Clinic, including teaching and research, with opportunities for funding for such optional activities. Interest and/or experience in scholarly activities and experience in internet tools used in mood disorders is highly valued. Previous experience using outcome measures is desired. The position requires participation in the education and training of students and staff from social work and other disciplines.
Applicants should have advanced evidence based psychotherapy training comprising supervised clinical experience using a specified modality for 6 or more months. Applicants with full licensure and training will be considered the most qualified. Applicants with comfort, knowledge and experience using telehealth/virtual visits will be necessary. Although this position is primarily clinical, applicants should have the knowledge base and experience to participate in the education and training of students and staff from social work and other disciplines. Skills and training in research will also be highly considered.
Why Join the Department of Social Work Ambulatory Psychiatry team?
As a member of this team, you will play a vital role in providing psychiatric evaluation and psychotherapy to patients with depressive disorders.
The Department of Social Work strives to foster an environment of respect, diversity and inclusion; a place where every person feels valued and can thrive.
What Perks and Benefits Can You Look Forward to?
2:1 match on retirement savings
Excellent medical, dental, and vision coverage starting on day one of employment
Generous Paid Time Off (PTO) and paid holidays
Financial support for continuing education and certifications
You will be responsible for:
Providing direct billable clinical work including psychiatric evaluations and psychotherapy to adult patients with mental disorders.
Participation in the education and training of students and staff from social work and other disciplines.
A Master's degree in Social Work from a school accredited by the Council of Social Work Education.
A current license to practice social work in the State of Michigan.
Applicants should have advanced CBT or IPT training comprising supervised clinical experience using this modality for 6 or more months.
Applicants with full licensure and psychotherapy training, will be considered the most qualified.
Applicants should have the knowledge base and experience to participate in the education and training of students and staff from social work and other disciplines.
Efficient, accurate psychiatric assessment skills and effective case presentation skills.
Independent, sound decision-making is necessary for success in this position.
Effective collaboration with a large multi-disciplinary team.
Proficiency in keeping accurate and timely clinical records by computer.
This is full time, 40 hour/week position. The schedule is flexible due to building hours of 7:30 – 7 Monday through Thursday and 7:30 – 5 on Friday. This position will require some evening hours, typically 1-2 days per week.
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
Under Michigan law, a criminal history check including fingerprinting is required as a condition of transfer or employment for this position.
The University of Michigan Health System improves the health of patients, populations and communities through excellence in education, patient care, community service, research and technology development, and through leadership activities in Michigan, nationally and internationally. Our mission is guided by our Strategic Principles and has three critical components; patient care, education and research that together enhance our contribution to society.
Job openings are posted for a minimum of seven calendar days. The review and selection process may begin as early as the eighth day after posting. This opening may be removed from posting boards and filled anytime after the minimum posting period has ended.
The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.
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About University of Michigan - Ann Arbor
A great university is made so by its faculty and staff, and Michigan is recognized as one of the best universities to work for in the country. The Michigan culture is known for engaging faculty and staff in all facets of the university to create a workplace that is vibrant and stimulating.For two consecutive years, the Chronicle of Higher Education has placed U-M in its "Great Colleges to Work For" survey. In particular, the university earns high marks for strong relations between faculty and administrators, a collaborative system of governance, strong pay and benefits, and a healthy work/life balance.