Social Work Practitioner - Advanced

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Job Title:

Social Work Practitioner - Advanced

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Vacancy Open to:

All Candidates



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Health Sciences

Classification Title:

19400 Social Work Practitioner

Competency Level:

3 - Advanced

Working Title:

Social Work Practitioner - Advanced

Number of Vacancies:


Full Time Equivalent (FTE):


Full Time or Part Time:

Full Time

Recruitment Range:

$31,200 - $74,914

Anticipated Hiring Range:

$31,200 - $68,667

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Job Category:

Staff - Professional

Organizational Unit Overview:

The Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine seeks a licensed clinical Social Work Practitioner to work in its Psychiatric Outpatient Clinic. Duties include, but are not limited to, the following: evaluation and assessment of patients’ mental status, behavioral and social circumstances, family dynamics and resources; biopsychosocial formulation and DSM diagnosis; independently triage and prioritize patients for hospitalization, emergency treatment, early appointment or routine appointment; perform emergency and crisis intervention for immediate emergency or walk-in patients; and provide individual, family, marital, and group therapy. The position also participates in the teaching and clinical supervision of medical students, psychiatry residents, and other health professional trainees.

Job Duties :

The candidate of choice has to establish and maintain a professional and collaborative relationship with providers and referral sources in the region, both as part of a marketing and referral process and to assure that patients are connected to the appropriate treatment program including interfacing with community support systems. He/she has to ability to communicate effectively with the population served, including their families, and work professionally and collaboratively as a member of a multi-disciplinary team to provide services for clients and families is.


The ECU Brody School of Medicine is affiliated with Vidant Medical Center. Vidant Medical Center is the flagship hospital for Vidant Health and serves as the teaching hospital for the Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University.

Minimum Education/Experience:

Bachelor’s degree in a Human Services discipline with coursework related to the area of assignment. Some positions may require certification to practice as a certified or licensed Clinical Social Worker as required by the North Carolina Social Work Certification Board. All degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions.

License or Certification required by statute or regulation:


Preferred Experience, Skills, Training/Education:

Master’s degree in a Human Services discipline with coursework related to the area of assignment.

MSW with license to practice clinical social work in the state of North Carolina (LCSW) is preferred. Preference will be given to candidates with substance abuse experience, as well as experience working in academic medical settings, competence in the use of CBT, and familiarity with evidence-based practices.

License or Certification required by the Department:


Special Instructions to Applicant:

  • Please ensure your full range of knowledge, skills, abilities, experience and education are listed on your application. Do not write ‘see resume’ on your application when completing the job duties section.
  • If you answer the questions at the end of the application, please ensure your application reflects the knowledge, skills, abilities and experiences to support your answers (see job duties section of previous employment).
  • Failure to answer the questions at the end of the application will not preclude your application from being considered but may result in your application not receiving full consideration of your knowledge, skills, and abilities.
  • Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full time basis.

Job Open Date:


Job Close Date - Positions will be posted until 11:59 p.m. EST on this date; If no closing date is indicated, the position will be posted until filled and may close at any time after the recruitment has been completed. :


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Alternate option:

If no applicants apply who meet the required competency level and training & experience requirements, then management may consider other applicants. Salary would be determined based on competencies, equity, budget, and market considerations.


East Carolina University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer and seeks to create an environment that fosters the recruitment and retention of a more diverse student body, faculty, staff and administration. We encourage qualified applicants from women, minorities, veterans, individuals with a disability, and historically underrepresented groups. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race/ethnicity, color, genetic information, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, political affiliation, or veteran status.

Individuals requesting accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act (ADAAA) should contact the Department of Human Resources at (252) 737-1018 (Voice/TTY) or [email protected].

Eligibility for Employment:

Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. ECU participates in E-Verify. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States. If highest degree earned is from an institution outside of the U.S. and its territories, final candidates are required to have their degree validated as equivalent to the degree conferred by a regionally accredited college or university in the U.S.

Office of Human Resources Contact Information:

If you experience any problems accessing the system or have questions about the application process, please contact the Office of Human Resources at (252) 328-9847 or toll free at 1-866-489-1740 or send an email to [email protected] Our office is available to provide assistance Monday-Friday from 8:00-5:00 EST.




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Job No:
Posted: 1/12/2021
Application Due: 1/22/2021
Work Type: Full Time