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


Full Time 40 hours Grade 053 Social Work Division SMH


General Description:

The social worker is an integral member of the UR primary care site team. He/she provides screening, psychosocial assessment, psychiatric diagnosis and brief, evidence based treatment for a primary care setting. 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 social worker participates in both formal and informal collaboration with primary care physicians, nurse practitioners and nursing care managers.


The social worker that occupies this position has a MSW from an accredited social work graduate program. They must be licensed by the State of New York (LCSW) and 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 collaboration preferred. LCSW-R preferred.

EOE Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled

Job Title: Social Worker (S)

Location: Strong Memorial Hospital

Job ID: 207756

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Full/Part Time: Full-Time