Social Worker Principal/UKHC

  • University of Kentucky
  • Lexington, KY
  • Apr 17, 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 Principal/UKHC
Requisition Number RE17415
Working Title
Work Location Lexington
Grade Level 11
Salary Range $53,477-86,445/year
Type of Position Staff
Position Time Status Full-Time
Required Education
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Required Related Experience
3 yrs
Required License/Registration/Certification
Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW)
Physical Requirements
On occasion, may lift objects up to 50 lbs
Days Monday-Friday, 8:00am-5:00pm. Other days and hours as needed.
Job Summary
The Bluegrass Care Clinic is a Ryan White federal grantee clinic charged with the mission of providing medical services to HIV positive patients.

The person selected for this position will be responsible for individual and/or group therapy as well as substance abuse counseling.

Applicants must be a licensed clinical social worker at the time of hire. Minorities and bilingual candidates are encouraged to apply.
Skills / Knowledge / Abilities
Excellent listening and communication skills. Knowledge of motivational interviewing and substance abuse counseling. Experience with brief interventions and long term therapeutic care.
Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? No
Preferred Education/Experience
MSW plus LCSW plus four or more years related experience preferred.
Deadline to Apply 03/11/2019
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 currently possess a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) or are eligible to obtain one by date of hire?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * Have you been trained in Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy or other evidenced-based trauma treatment?
    • Yes
    • No
  5. * Please describe your experience working with patients struggling with substance misuse/abuse.
    (Open Ended Question)
  6. * Please describe your experience working with patients living with HIV/AIDS or patients with PTSD.
    (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