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Job Summary

This appointment is a full time clinical position in the Department of Psychiatry, at the Rachel Upjohn Building. The position involves participation on a multi-disciplinary outpatient team, with clinical responsibilities to provide direct billable clinical work in evaluating and treating anxiety disorders.  Clinical population includes primary focus all of the anxiety disorders, including OCD, GAD, PTSD, and phobias with CBT and ERP techniques.  Previous experience using outcome measures is desired and participation in the education and training of students and staff from social work and other disciplines is expected. 


Applicants should have advanced CBT training comprising supervised clinical experience using this modality for 6 or more months.  Applicants with full licensure and evidence based trainings will be considered the most qualified.  Although this position is primarily clinical, those with appropriate knowledge base and experience will have opportunities for active participation in training and supervision of students and staff from a range of mental health disciplines.  Some skills and training in research are a plus, though not a requirement.


Why Join the Department of Social Work Ambulatory Psychiatry team?

As a member of this team, you will play a vital role in providing psychiatric evaluation and psychotherapy to patients with anxiety disorders and obsessive-compulsive disorder. 

The Department of Social Work strives to foster an environment of respect, diversity and inclusion; a place where every person feels valued and can thrive. 

What Perks and Benefits Can You Look Forward to?

  • 2:1 match on retirement savings
  • Excellent medical, dental, and vision coverage starting on day one of employment
  • Generous Paid Time Off (PTO) and paid holidays
  • Financial support for continuing education and certifications

Mission Statement

The University of Michigan Health System 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.


You will be responsible for:

  • Providing direct billable clinical work including Psychiatric Evaluations and Psychotherapy to adult patients with mental disorders.
  • Providing cognitive-behavior therapy (CBT) and exposure and response prevention (ERP) treatment.
  • Participation in the education and training of students and staff from social work and other disciplines. 

Required Qualifications*

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

Desired Qualifications*

  • Applicants should have advanced CBT/ERP training comprising supervised clinical experience using this modality for 6 or more months. 
  • Applicants with full licensure and psychotherapy training, will be considered the most qualified. 
  • 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. 
  • Efficient, accurate psychiatric assessment skills and effective case presentation skills.
  • Independent, sound decision-making is necessary for success in this position.
  • Effective collaboration with a large multi-disciplinary team.
  • Proficiency in keeping accurate and timely clinical records by computer.

Work Schedule

This is full time, 40 hour/week position. The schedule is flexible due to building hours of 7:30 – 7 Monday through Thursday and 7:30 – 5 on Friday.  This position will require some evening hours, typically 1-2 days per week. 

Work Locations

This position will work out of a primary work site location:

  • Rachel Upjohn Building: 4250 Plymouth Rd, Ann Arbor, MI 48109

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. Pre-employment drug testing applies to all selected candidates, including new or additional faculty and staff appointments, as well as transfers from other U-M campuses.

Background Screening

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

Application Deadline

Job openings are posted for a minimum of seven calendar days.  The review and selection process may begin as early as the eighth day after posting. This opening 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.