Social Work Practitioner

Updated: 25 days ago
Location: Chapel Hill, NORTH CAROLINA
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 27 May 2024

Posting Information
Posting Information

Department OBGYN-Division of Research-412403
Career Area Health Professional (Physician/Nurse/Other)
Is this an internal only recruitment? No
Posting Open Date 05/15/2024
Application Deadline 05/27/2024
Position Type Permanent Staff (SHRA)
Position Title Social Work Practitioner - Journey
Salary Grade Equivalent GN10
Working Title Social Work Practitioner
Position Number 20064055
Vacancy ID P019076
Full-time/Part-time Permanent/Time-Limited Full-Time Time-Limited
If time-limited, estimated duration of appointment 1 year
Hours per week 40
Work Schedule
Monday – Friday, 8:30am – 5:00pm, with some late hours as needed.
Work Location Chapel Hill and Raleigh, NC
Position Location North Carolina, US
Hiring Range $56,690 - $65,000
Pay Band Information
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Position Summary Information

Be a Tar Heel!
A global higher education leader in innovative teaching, research and public service, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill consistently ranks as one of the nation’s top public universities . Known for its beautiful campus, world-class medical care, commitment to the arts and top athletic programs, Carolina is an ideal place to teach, work and learn.
One of the best college towns and best places to live in the United States, Chapel Hill has diverse social, cultural, recreation and professional opportunities that span the campus and community.
University employees can choose from a wide range of professional training opportunities for career growth, skill development and lifelong learning and enjoy exclusive perks for numerous retail, restaurant and performing arts discounts, savings on local child care centers and special rates on select campus events. UNC-Chapel Hill offers full-time employees a comprehensive benefits package , paid leave, and a variety of health, life and retirement plans and additional programs that support a healthy work/life balance.
Primary Purpose of Organizational Unit
The UNC School of Medicine has a rich tradition of excellence and care. Our mission is to improve the health and wellbeing of North Carolinians, and others whom we serve. We accomplish this by providing leadership and excellence in the interrelated areas of patient care, education, and research. We strive to promote faculty, staff, and learner development in a diverse, respectful environment where our colleagues demonstrate professionalism, enhance learning, and create personal and professional sustainability. We optimize our partnership with the UNC Health System through close collaboration and commitment to service.
Our vision is to be the nation’s leading public school of medicine. We are ranked 2nd in primary care education among all US schools of medicine and 5th among public peers in NIH research funding. Our Allied Health Department is home to five top-ranked divisions, and we are home to 18 top-ranked clinical and basic science departments in NIH research funding.
Our mission is to improve the health and well-being of North Carolinians and others whom we serve. We accomplish this by providing leadership and excellence in the interrelated areas of patient care, education, and research.
Patient Care: We will promote health and provide superb clinical care while maintaining our strong tradition of reaching underserved populations and reducing health disparities across North Carolina and beyond.
Education: We will prepare tomorrow’s health care professionals and biomedical researchers by facilitating learning within innovative curricula and team-oriented interprofessional education. We will cultivate outstanding teaching and research faculty, and we will recruit outstanding students and trainees from highly diverse backgrounds to create a socially responsible, highly skilled workforce.
Research: We will develop and support a rich array of outstanding health sciences research programs, centers, and resources. We will provide infrastructure and opportunities for collaboration among disciplines throughout and beyond our University to support outstanding research. We will foster programs in the areas of basic, translational, mechanistic, and population research.
Position Summary
The UNC Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology is accepting applications for a full-time Social Worker for the Maternal Fetal Medicine clinics in Chapel Hill and Raleigh. This outpatient position includes working with an experienced and dedicated multidisciplinary care team supporting women on their healthcare journey. This position supports high-risk pregnant patients during the prenatal and postpartum period. The social worker provides compassionate care to individuals who have complex social, emotional, environmental and mental health needs that prevent them from addressing their healthcare needs. The clinical social worker provides social work support for patients in the clinic setting and collaborates with inpatient care managers and social workers, and community providers, to provide continuity of psychosocial support for the obstetrics patients. There will be a specific focus on employing interventions addressing Social Determinants of Health needs. This position is primarily based out of the Maternal Fetal Medicine clinics in Chapel Hill and Raleigh.
Minimum Education and Experience Requirements
Bachelor’s degree in a Human Services discipline with coursework related to the area of assignment. Some positions may require certification to practice as a certified or licensed Clinical Social Worker as required by the North Carolina Social Work Certification Board.
Required Qualifications, Competencies, and Experience
Creativity, flexibility, initiative, excellent time management, communication and organizational skills are required in this fast-paced environment.
Preferred Qualifications, Competencies, and Experience
Preferred candidates will be fully licensed with an LCSW and have experience working with in women’s health or medical social work.
Required Licenses/Certifications
Preferred candidates will be fully licensed with an LCSW.
Special Physical/Mental Requirements
Campus Security Authority Responsibilities
Not Applicable.
Position/Schedule Requirements Evening work occasionally
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Equal Opportunity Employer Statement
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, race, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.

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