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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. Advancement through the career ladder at the Expert or Clinical Scholar Level is required for placement in the MSW Senior Classification

Job Summary

This is a notification of part time (16-24 hour positions), Clinical Social Worker in the Department of Psychiatry, at the Rachel Upjohn Building. The position involves participation on a multi-disciplinary team, with clinical responsibilities to provide direct billable clinical work in evaluating and treating a variety of psychiatric disorders.  Clinical population includes primary focus on adult and/or child psychiatric illness with at least one of the following psychotherapy modalities: CBT, IPT, DBT, and/or similar evidence-based short-term treatments.  Previous experience using outcome measures is desired.  The position requires participation in the education and training of students and staff from social work and other disciplines. 


Social Work services include but are not limited to the following: crisis intervention, family support and counseling, liaison and referral to community agencies, as well as; mental health assessments; tangible resources; participation in team meetings and educational activities related to emergent needs of patients and their families.

Required Qualifications*

  • Master's degree in Social Work from a school accredited by the Council of Social Work Education is necessary.  Must have current clinical license to practice social work in the State of Michigan.  Clinical practice concentration and field practicum or recent work experience in a hospital required.
  • Advancement through the career ladder at the Expert or Clinical Scholar Level is required for placement in the Senior Classification

Desired Qualifications*

Applicants should have advanced evidence based psychotherapy training comprising supervised clinical experience using a specified modality for 6 or more months.  Applicants with full licensure and training will be considered the most qualified.  Although this position is primarily clinical, applicants should have the knowledge base and experience to participate in the education and training of students and staff from social work and other disciplines.  Skills and training in research will also be highly considered.  This person would need to be flexible as they would be sharing office space with other clinicians and would likely not have the same space throughout the week.

Underfill Statement

This position may be underfilled at a lower classification depending on the qualifications of the selected candidate.

Background Screening

Under Michigan law, a criminal history check including fingerprinting is required as a condition of transfer or employment for this position.

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.