Organization: University of Rochester
Job Title: Social Worker (Psychiatry SMH MIPS)
Posting Start: 09/12/2019
Posting End: 12/31/2019
Location: Rochester, NY
A Brief Job Description:
Full Time 40 hours Grade 053 Social Work Division SMH
The social worker is an integral member of the UR primary care site team at MIPS, an interdisciplinary service offering primary care to patients with psychiatric disorders, substance use disorders or behavioral complexities. He/she provides screening, psychosocial assessment, psychiatric diagnosis and brief, evidence based treatment for a primary care practice. In this role the social worker also helps to identify high risk patients with behavioral health and medical comorbidities and contributes to a unified person centered treatment plan with the goal of improving the patient's overall health and well-being, as well as facilitates access to specialty psychiatric and substance use care. The position will require formal and informal collaboration with primary care physicians, nurse practitioners and nursing care managers.
Qualifications: Master's degree from an accredited school of social work. Licensure as a social worker, as defined by the State Board for Social Work, State Education Department, Division of Professional Licensing Services is required. If licensure has not been obtained upon employment, the individual has 18 months within which to obtain it.
Preferred Qualifications: Training and clinical experience in primary care behavioral health and collaboration preferred. Experience with families and patients with severe and persistent mental illness, individuals with substance use disorders, and personality disorders, as well as experience with the impact of mental illness on wellbeing and physical health is desired. LCSW-R required. EOE Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled