This appointment is a full time (40-hour position) primary clinical position that involves participation on a multi-disciplinary outpatient team, with clinical responsibilities to provide direct billable clinical work involving 60% in our Screening clinic and 40% direct care, treating adult mood and/or anxiety disorders. The Screening clinic includes assessment for safety, general symptoms and any exclusion criteria for our clinics, and utilizes knowledge of our subspecialty clinics, treatment formats, and training clinic needs in order to match prospective patients more effectively to our internal resources. Clinicians will coordinate with our Care Management team to maintain awareness of behavioral health resources in collaborative care as well as external to Michigan Medicine.
Clinical population includes primary focus on adults with a wide variety of mental health concerns including anxiety disorders and mood disorders. Applicants should have advanced CBT or IPT training comprising supervised clinical experience using this modality for 6 or more months. Applicants with full licensure, psychotherapy training, semi-structured instrument reliability and knowledge of behavioral health resources will be considered the most qualified. Applicants with comfort, knowledge and experience using telehealth/virtual visits will be necessary. 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. Previous experience using outcome measures is desired.
Why Join the Department of Social Work Adult Ambulatory Psychiatry team?
As a member of this team, you will play a vital role in providing psychiatric screenings and psychotherapy for adult anxiety disorders, and mood disorders.
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
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.
You will be responsible for:
- Providing direct billable clinical work including Psychiatric Screenings and Psychotherapy to adult patients.
- Providing evidence-based psychotherapy.
- Participation in the education and training of students and staff from social work and other disciplines.
- 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.
- Applicants should have advanced evidence-based training comprising supervised clinical experience using CBT, IPT or similar modality for 6 or more months.
- Applicants with full licensure, psychotherapy training, and semi-structured instrument reliability and knowledge of behavioral health resources 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.
- Applicants with comfort, knowledge and experience using telehealth/virtual visits will be necessary.
- 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.
- Knowledge of behavioral health resources external to Michigan Medicine is beneficial
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 may require some evening hours, typically 2 days per week.
This position will work out of a primary work site location:
- Rachel Upjohn Building: 4250 Plymouth Rd, Ann Arbor, MI 48109
- Virtual Visits from off-site
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
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.
Under Michigan law, a criminal history check including fingerprinting is required as a condition of transfer or employment for this position.
Job openings are posted for a minimum of seven calendar days. This job may be removed from posting boards and filled any time after the minimum posting period has ended.
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