Social Worker Senior/UKHC

  • University of Kentucky
  • Lexington, KY
  • Mar 22, 2019
Professional Services

Job Description

University of Kentucky

Equal Employment Opportunity/M/F/disability/protected veteran status.

Posting Details

Posting Details

Job Title Social Worker Senior/UKHC
Requisition Number RE17694
Working Title
Work Location Lexington, KY
Grade Level 10
Salary Range $46,675-74,776/year
Type of Position Staff
Position Time Status Full-Time
Required Education
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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.

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
  1. * University of Kentucky HealthCare seeks to attract, develop and retain highly skilled and competent employees, to provide the best experience for every patient, every time. If selected for a position, do you agree to abide by the UK HealthCare Values of diversity, innovation, respect, compassion, and teamwork?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * University of Kentucky HealthCare recognizes a set of values that guide us in our daily interactions. By applying for a position within UK Healthcare, you are indicating your commitment and expressing your agreement to our five values. These values are diversity, innovation, respect, compassion, and teamwork. Please choose one of the UK Healthcare values and give a specific example when you exhibited this quality in your professional experience.
    (Open Ended Question)
  3. * Do you have a Master's of Social Work degree?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * Do you possess a Certified Social Worker (CSW) License or are eligible to obtain one, which will allow you to work in the state of Kentucky?
    • Yes
    • No
  5. * Please describe your experience working as part of a multidisciplinary team to provide care to a patient or client.
    (Open Ended Question)
  6. * Please describe your experience working with individuals living with HIV/AIDS.
    (Open Ended Question)
  7. * Where did you first see this position advertised other than on UK's online employment system?
    • (Diverse Issues in Higher Education)
    • (Higher Education Recruitment Consortium)
    • Institute for Diversity in Health Management
    • A Colleague, Friend and/or Family Member
    • None of the Above

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents