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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.

Job Summary

This posting is for a full time MSW in the Pediatric Multi-Specialty clinics which primarily include GI, Genetics and Endocrinology (non-diabetes).  The ideal candidate for this position will have experience in medical settings working with families and children around issues of chronic illness, loss, adjustment to illness and disability, learning/school issues and locating appropriate community resources.

It is essential to work well as a member of a number of multidisciplinary team in a fast paced environment. 

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 MSW Senior Classification

Desired Qualifications*

The ideal candidate will have significant pediatric medical social work experience, strong assessment skills, the ability to establish therapeutic relationships quickly, and to relate well to a diverse population.  It is essential that the candidate be able to manage a large caseload with multiple competing demands. The ability to work independently in a variety of stressful and demanding situations is essential; critical decision making, excellent assessments, brief interventions and multi-tasking are only several of the advanced skills required for success. Additionally, the ability to provide high-level interventions while also meeting basic tangible and concrete needs is required.

Underfill Statement

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

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.