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A cover letter is required for consideration for this position and should be attached as the first page of your resume. The cover letter should address your specific interest in the position and outline skills and experience that directly relate to this position.


This 40-hour (1.0 FTE) position in the Social Work Ambulatory Care Department will provide collaborative behavioral health care management services for a diverse patient population.  The job is expected to be divided between two primary care clinic locations, 20-hours per week at each location, but will possibly be located at only one clinic.  The specific clinic locations have not yet been confirmed.  The collaborative care model will focus on tracking a patient population with mental health concerns such as depression and anxiety.  Duties will include diagnostic assessment, symptom monitoring, care management and care coordination, psychoeducation, weekly psychiatric case consultation regarding patient progress, collaboration with primary care physicians, maintaining the patient registry, and providing measurement-based practice and evidence-based treatment interventions in a medical setting.  Patient work will include provision of billable services in both face-to-face and phone contacts.  Brief therapeutic interventions, psychoeducation, safety planning, grief counseling, and referrals to community resources are some of the advanced skills needed in this position.

Required Qualifications*

A Master's degree in Social Work from a school accredited by the Council of Social Work Education is necessary.  A current license to practice social work in the State of Michigan is required.     

Work Schedule

Work days will be Monday-Friday from either 8:00-4:30 or 8:30-5:00.  This full-time job will involve working in two different clinic locations, 20-hours per week in each location.

Underfill Statement

This position may be underfilled at a lower classification depending on the qualifications of the selected candidate. Advancement through the career ladder at the Expert or Clinical Scholar Level is required for placement in the MSW Senior Classification

Background Screening

Michigan Medicine conducts background screening and pre-employment drug testing on job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent job offer and may use a third party administrator to conduct background screenings.  Background screenings are performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Report Act.

Mission Statement

Michigan Medicine improves the health of patients, populations and communities through excellence in education, patient care, community service, research and technology development, and through leadership activities in Michigan, nationally and internationally.  Our mission is guided by our Strategic Principles and has three critical components; patient care, education and research that together enhance our contribution to society.

Application Deadline

Job openings are posted for a minimum of seven calendar days. This job may be removed from posting boards and filled anytime after the minimum posting period has ended.

U-M EEO/AA Statement

The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.