University of Rochester Social Worker (S) in Rochester, New York


Full Time 40 hours Grade 053 Social Work Division SMH


General Purpose:

The social worker is an integral and embedded member of the UR primary care site team at Manhattan Square Family Medicine, a recently opened, centrally located, and urban Family Medical practice committed to providing comprehensive, family-centered care that is grounded in compassion. The practice team is focused on promotion of healthy living and wellness as well as personal care for acute and chronic conditions. In this setting, all team members are central to the mission of providing the highest quality of care and safety as well as meaningful partnership with patients. The embedded social worker provides screening, psychosocial assessment, psychiatric diagnosis, and brief, evidence-based treatment for a primary care practice. In this role, the social worker also helps to identify high risk patients with behavioral health and medical comorbidities and contributes to a unified person-centered treatment plan with the goal of improving the patient’s overall health and well-being, as well as facilitates access to specialty psychiatric and substance use care. The position will require formal and informal collaboration with primary care physicians, nurse practitioners and nursing care managers.


Master’s in Social Work from an accredited social work graduate program and a New York State license with competency in providing cognitive and behavioral interventions to individuals, families, and groups. If licensure has not been obtained upon employment, the individual has 18 months within which to obtain it. Training and clinical experience in primary care behavioral health and collaboration preferred. Experience working with intellectual and developmental disabilities and substance abuse desired. LCSW-R required.

EOE Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled

Job Title: Social Worker (S)

Location: Strong Memorial Hospital

Job ID: 202045

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Full/Part Time: Full-Time