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University of Iowa Health Care Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases is seeking a Social Worker II to provide social work treatment, individually or in groups, to HIV patients and clients and their families to facilitate their understanding and resolution of problems related to environmental stress, physical illness and interpersonal conflicts, as relative to the utilization of medical and other clinical services offered within the University.  Duties to include:

Obtain psycho-social histories from patient or clients and their relatives, share and interpret information with appropriate staff, and include written histories or summaries for Clinical Records.

Confer with multidisciplinary team in assessment of the medical, psychological and social condition and needs of the clients.

Interpret to multidisciplinary team client’s and affected others’ psycho-social functioning and needs as a means of assisting in the medical or clinical treatment of the clients.

Provide liaison, coordination and referral services regarding client and affected others with other University or community social services.

Provide direct services to patients and clients and affected others through the evaluation of social and psychological data and select appropriate social work methods for treatment.

Provide indirect service to clients through participation in program development, teaching and research.

Give consultation to medical or clinical service staff and community social agencies regarding the handling of medical-social or other social functioning problems of clients and affected others.

Develop and/or conduct social group work for clients and affected others.

Assume responsibility for administrative tasks and functions in his service area or setting.

Assist in instruction and supervision of undergraduate students in Social Work, medical and allied specialties.

Write clinical notes covering on-going social services for inclusion in the client’s clinical records.

Provide benefits assistance services for HIV program clients, including Ryan White programs.

Compile statistical records for Ryan White data reports, grants, and quality improvement.

Attend and participate in HIV program and multidisciplinary care conferences, in-services and trainings related to HIV, benefits assistance, and HIV funding programs.

Maintain effective working relationships with faculty, staff, students and the public.

Follow policies and procedures in accordance with the regulations of The University of Iowa College of Medicine and the Department of Internal Medicine.

Some travel may be required.

Perform other projects or tasks as assigned. 

Percent of Time: 100%

Salary: $39,818 - Commensurate https://hr.uiowa.edu/pay/pay-plans/seiu-pay-plan  

Benefits Highlights:

Regular salaried position located in Iowa City, Iowa

Fringe benefit package including paid vacation; sick leave; health, dental, life and disability insurance options; and generous employer contributions into retirement plans.

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The University of Iowa offers a generous benefits package, including paid vacation and paid sick leave. Complete information regarding the full benefits package may be viewed at: https://hr.uiowa.edu/benefits/fpsm.

 

Education Required

A Bachelor’s in Social Work degree is required.

Required Qualifications

Minimum 6 months Social Work experience.

Excellent written and verbal communication skills are required.

Commitment to and ability to foster diversity, equity and inclusion in the work or academic environment is required.

Desirable Qualifications

Experience with case management and medical funding programs is highly desirable.

Experience working with HIV programs is highly desirable.

A Master’s degree is desirable.

Application Process: In order to be considered, applicants must upload a resume, cover letter and 3 references that clearly address how they meet the listed required and desired qualifications of this position.

Job openings are posted for a minimum of 14 calendar days.

Successful candidates will be subject to a criminal background check. 

Equal opportunity/affirmative action employer


The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment free from discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, religion, associational preference, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.


Persons with disabilities who need assistance or accommodations with the application or interview process may contact University Human Resources/Faculty and Staff Disability Services, (319) 335-2660 or fsds@uiowa.edu.  For jobs in UI Health care, please contact UI Health care Leave & Disability Administration at 319-356-7543.

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