Social Worker Senior/UKHC

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Job Title:

Social Worker Senior/UKHC

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Work Location:

Lexington, KY

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Required Education:


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Required Related Experience:

No experience required.

Required License/Registration/Certification:

Certified Social Worker (CSW)

Physical Requirements:

Sitting at computer workstation for extended periods.
This position may require standing and/or walking for extended periods of time.


Primarily Monday-Friday 8:00 am – 5:00 pm with occasional evenings and weekends per departmental needs.

Job Summary:

The University of Kentucky Addiction Consult and Education Service seeks a Clinical Social Worker (CSW).

Will work as part of a multidisciplinary care team caring for hospitalized patients with substance use disorders, providing case management services (including insurance prior authorizations and discharge transition planning specifically for substance use disorder treatment), psychosocial assessments, and brief counseling services.

The position may involve collection and maintenance of data for reporting. A successful applicant will have excellent communication and organizational skills and will perform integrated behavioral health care case management services via coordinated care with providers and staff.

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities:

Case Management work. Basic computer skills, including Microsoft office, excel. Must be able to independently navigate electronic health record.

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Preferred Education/Experience:

MSW plus CSW plus two or more years of experience working with clients with substance use disorders and case management preferred.

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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.




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Job No:
Posted: 11/11/2020
Application Due: 1/10/2021
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