|Job Title||Social Worker Senior/UKHC|
|Department Name||7H361:INTERNAL MEDICINE & DIVISIONS - INFECTIO|
|Work Location||Lexington, KY|
|Type of Position||Staff|
|Position Time Status||Full-Time|
|Required Education|| |
|Click here for more information about equivalencies:||http://www.uky.edu/hr/employment/working-uk/equivalencies|
|Required Related Experience|| |
No experience required.
|Required License/Registration/Certification|| |
Certified Social Worker (CSW)
|Physical Requirements|| |
Sitting for long periods of time, occasional lifting of objects
Day shift, Monday-Friday 8am-5pm
|Job Summary|| |
The department of Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease seeks a Social Worker Senior to join its medical case management team. This position will ensure a seamless continuum of care for patients who receive medical case management through the Ryan White Part B program at the Bluegrass Care Clinic. This position will allow providers and ancillary clinical staff to focus on patient care issues while the social needs of the patients are attended to by the appropriate staff. The Social Worker Senior will serve as a member of the multidisciplinary healthcare team dedicated to providing high-quality HIV medical care and ancillary services to vulnerable people living with HIV in Kentucky.
|Skills / Knowledge / Abilities|| |
Good communication, organizational, and problem solving skills; Experience with Windows PC, Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Databases); Bilingual (Spanish/English) preferred.
|Does this position have supervisory responsibilities?||No|
|Preferred Education/Experience|| |
One or more years social work experience, preferably in a medical setting. Related work experience involving people living with HIV/AIDS preferred. Experience in case management, medical case management, grant work, clinical setting, health care, mental health and insurance.
|Deadline to Apply||03/27/2019|
|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.