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Job Summary

Why Join the Department of Social Work Sexual Health team?

As a member of this team, you will play a vital role in providing sexual health counseling and psychotherapy, incorporating diagnostic evaluation and treatment, including education, brief intervention, resource provision and sex therapy in both a psychotherapeutic setting as well as an outpatient medical clinic setting. There are also opportunities to participate in training and education activities. You will be able to analyze, compare, and evaluate various courses of action with the authority to make independent recommendations on matters of significance, within the scope of your responsibilities
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.

Perks and Benefits

  • 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

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 to:

  • Provide evidence based individual and/or family psychotherapy for patients referred to the center for sexual health
  • Provide crisis intervention, family support, liaison, and referral to community agencies
  • Provide referrals for various medical and mental health evaluations and/or treatments (including but not limited to urology and gynecology specialty care)
  • Provide social work care management and brief sexual health interventions at the Center of Vulvar Diseases, working with a multidisciplinary team, including physicians, nursing, medical assistants, and others
  • Participate in training and teaching to peers, other medical professionals, students, and community members

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 (LMSW) in the State of Michigan. Limited license (LLMSW) will not be considered for this position
  • Strong diagnostic and psychotherapeutic skills and knowledge base, combined with experience with outpatient billing are necessary
  • AASECT Certification must be completed, in process, or will be completed as part of employment in this position
  • Ability to establish therapeutic relationships quickly and relate well to a diverse population
  • Advancement through the career ladder at the Expert or Clinical Scholar Level is required for placement in the MSW Senior Classification

Desired Qualifications*

  • Considerable experience providing adult and couples psychotherapy and sexual health counseling
  • Experience working successfully with a multi-disciplinary team
  • Experience in providing social work care management and patient education
  • Experience/interest in public speaking and training

Work Schedule

This is full time/40 hours per week position. Some late afternoon/early evening hours are also possible/required

Work Locations

This position will work out of the following work site locations:

Primary Work location: (Currently remote work and telehealth option possible for part of the job requirements)

  • East Ann Arbor Health Center: 4260 Plymouth Rd, Ann Arbor, MI 48109
  • Von Voigtlander Women’s Hospital, 1540 East Medical Center Drive, 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.

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.


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