Social Worker Assistant

Rochester, NY


General Purpose :

URMC is seeking a part-time social worker (2 hours per week to start) to assist with a national research study of community-centered palliative care for persons with Parkinson’s disease and their family careers.

Responsibilities :

  • Providing social work care and resources to participants in the study using a palliative care framework

  • Documenting research visits in our study electronic medical record

  • Maintaining regulatory certification with our IRB

  • Participating in monthly interdisciplinary team calls about participants

  • Contributing to manuscripts and other products of this research study

  • Participating in annual research retreat and other team activities

  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications :


  • Bachelor’s degree in social work Or equivalent combination of education and experience


  • Clinical or Community Social Work experience in health setting preferred

  • Word processing and use of electronic medical records

  • CITI Human Subject Protection Program

The University of Rochester is committed to fostering, cultivating, and preserving a culture of equity, diversity, and inclusion to advance the University’s mission to Learn, Discover, Heal, Create – and Make the World Ever Better. In support of our values and those of our society, the University is committed to not discriminating on the basis of age, color, disability, ethnicity, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, military/veteran status, national origin, race, religion/creed, sex, sexual orientation, citizenship status, or any other status protected by law. This commitment extends to the administration of our policies, admissions, employment, access, and recruitment of candidates from underrepresented populations, veterans, and persons with disabilities consistent with these values and government contractor Affirmative Action obligations.

How To Apply

All applicants must apply online.

EOE Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled

Pay Range

Pay Range: $24.22 - $33.91 Hourly

The referenced pay range represents the minimum and maximum compensation for this job. Individual annual salaries/hourly rates will be set within the job’s compensation range, and will be determined by considering factors including, but not limited to, market data, education, experience, qualifications, expertise of the individual, and internal equity considerations.

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