Social Worker II - 513021

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Apply nowJob no: 513021
Work type: Regular Full-time (Benefits eligible)
Location: Tuscaloosa
Categories: Administrative / Professional

Pay Grade/Pay Range: 58 Monthly (exempt): - Minimum - $ 40206.36 Midpoint - $ 58302.36

Department/Organization: 208108 - CCHS Social Work

Normal Work Schedule: Monday - Friday 8:00am to 4:45pm

Job Summary: The Social Worker II plans, coordinates, and delivers clinical services to clients at immediate level of complexity.

Additional Department Summary: The Social Work Professional II: Licensed, Independent Clinical Social Worker (LICSW) in the Office of Case Management and Social Services oversees case management activities at a complex, multidisciplinary, ambulatory care clinic at University Medical Center with a patient panel of over 57,000 patients. The program provides full-spectrum outpatient care to residents and communities in west Alabama. The LICSW oversees all daily aspects of the case management program and has the responsibility of developing and delivering a robust field education curriculum to a rotating cadre of social work students, primarily from The University of Alabama School of Social Work. Additionally, this person will assist with teaching students from multiple ancillary health programs, including but not limited to students from medicine (undergraduate and graduate), pharmacy, psychology, and nutrition. The LICSW will also ensure that community resource connections and relationships are current and in accordance with the needs of the patient population. The incumbent will assist in the provision of training programs for staff and will assist the Director in the development of curriculum and program materials and policy and procedures manuals. This person must be qualified to supervise social work students at all levels of training and must be qualified to provide therapeutic interventions for individuals, families, and groups on a limited basis and at the discretion of the Director. This person will work with the Program Assistant to coordinate student schedules for learners from myriad disciplines and in multiple clinical learning settings. This person will also supervise the management of a medication assistance program that is operated from within the Office of Case Management and Social Services. Additionally, the LICSW may provide direct emergent crisis intervention services as needed and may maintain a small panel of private clinical patients.

Required Department Minimum Qualifications: Master's degree from a school of social work accredited by the Council on Social Work Education and four (4) years of progressively complex social work practice in individual and family counseling and/or case management. Experiences should include provision of therapeutic services to individuals and populations ranging from expectant parents to geriatric patients and across a swath of socioeconomic backgrounds. Teaching experience with a social work academic program including field education instruction. Management experience in the coordination of grant or contract program and services and in the coordination of care across multiple clinical enterprises and with complex, dynamic family systems. Leadership experience in the presentation of departmental programs and services to the organization, the community, and to patients. Experience in the provision of training to multi-disciplinary groups. Licensed to practice in appropriate professional discipline by the Alabama State Board of Social Work Examiners. Holds a license to practice social work at the LICSW level.

Background Investigation Statement: Prior to hiring, the final candidate(s) must successfully pass a pre-employment background investigation and information obtained from social media and other internet sources. A prior conviction reported as a result of the background investigation DOES NOT automatically disqualify a candidate from consideration for this position. A candidate with a prior conviction or negative behavioral red flags will receive an individualized review of the prior conviction or negative behavioral red flags before a hiring decision is made.

Equal Employment Opportunity: The University of Alabama is an Equal Employment/Equal Educational Opportunity Institution. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment or volunteer status without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, age, genetic or family medical history information, disability, protected veteran status, or any other legally protected basis, and will not be discriminated against because of their protected status. Applicants and employees of this institution are protected under Federal law from discrimination on several bases. Follow the link below to find out more. "EEO is the Law" Poster

Advertised: 03 May 2021 Central Daylight Time
Applications close: 09 May 2021 Central Daylight Time

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Posted: 5/4/2021
Application Due: 5/9/2021
Work Type: Full Time