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University of Michigan Social Worker MSW/MSW SR - Briarwood Medical Center (BW3) - Part Time (20 Hours) in Ann Arbor, Michigan

Social Worker MSW/MSW SR - Briarwood Medical Center (BW3) - Part Time (20 Hours)

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Why Join the Department of Social Work Primary Care Team?

You will be part of an interdisciplinary team of care managers providing bio-psychosocial assessments, and case management services to patients with medical and/or psychiatric diagnoses. This position will provide clinical services to adult patients in primary care and specialty care clinics atBriarwood Medical Group (BW3).

The Department of Social Work strives to foster an environment of respect, diversity, and inclusion; a place where every person feels valued and can thrive. We are seeking a diverse candidate pool who is passionate about providing optimal psychosocial care to this patient population.

What Perks and Benefits Can You Look Forward to?

  • 2:1 match on retirement savings

  • Excellent medical, dental, and vision coverage starting on day one of employment

  • Generous Paid Time Off (PTO) and paid holidays

  • Financial support for continuing education and certifications

Mission Statement

Michigan Medicine improves the health of patients, populations and communities through excellence in education, patient care, community service, research and technology development, and through leadership activities in Michigan, nationally and internationally. Our mission is guided by our Strategic Principles and has three critical components; patient care, education and research that together enhance our contribution to society.


You will be responsible for:

  • Bio-psychosocial assessments

  • Patient advocacy

  • Case management services

  • Psycho-education

  • Adjustment to illness counseling

  • Crisis intervention

  • Safety planning

  • Grief counseling

  • Referrals to community resources

  • Coordination with medical teams/community agencies

Required Qualifications*

  • A Master's degree in Social Work from a school accredited by the Council of Social Work Education

  • A current license to practice social work in the State of Michigan

Desired Qualifications*

  • Previous experience with medical and mental health social work.

  • Previous experience working with adults with mental health concerns and complex psychosocial needs.

  • Familiarity in utilizing therapeutic modalities including CBT, DBT, ACT, MI, Mindfulness.

  • Skilled in developing rapport and effectively communicating with a diverse patient population.

  • Efficient, accurate assessment of patient needs and effective case dispositions.

  • Effective organizational skills, flexibility, self-motivation, the ability to effectively prioritize multiple competing tasks in a dynamic medical clinic.

  • Independent, sound decision-making is necessary for success in this position.

  • Effective collaboration with a large multi-disciplinary team.

  • Proficiency in keeping accurate and timely clinical records by computer.

Work Schedule

This is a 20 hour/week position. The typical schedule will fall between Monday/Tuesday/Wednesday with start and end times 8:00-4:30/8:30-5:00 and 8:00-12p/8:30-12:30p. This Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday schedule is flexible if other days of the week are desired by candidate and agreed by clinic.

Work Locations

Briarwood Building 3, Briarwood Medical Group 375 Briarwood Circle Ann Arbor, MI 48108. This position is anticipated to be a hybrid position. However, work location is adjusted as needed to accommodate patient care needs/volume. Candidates need to be flexible and willing to adjust between hybrid and onsite work as needed.

Underfill Statement

This position may be underfilled at a lower classification depending on the qualifications of the selected candidate. Advancement through the career ladder at the Expert or Clinical Scholar Level is required for placement in the MSW Senior Classification.

Background Screening

Michigan Medicine conducts background screening and pre-employment drug testing on job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent job offer and may use a third party administrator to conduct background screenings. Background screenings are performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Report Act. Pre-employment drug testing applies to all selected candidates, including new or additional faculty and staff appointments, as well as transfers from other U-M campuses.

Application Deadline

Job openings are posted for a minimum of seven calendar days. This job may be removed from posting boards and filled any time after the minimum posting period has ended.

U-M EEO/AA Statement

The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

Job Detail

Job Opening ID


Working Title

Social Worker MSW/MSW SR - Briarwood Medical Center (BW3) - Part Time (20 Hours)

Job Title

Social Worker MSW

Work Location

Michigan Medicine - Ann Arbor

Ann Arbor, MI

Full/Part Time




FLSA Status


Organizational Group

Um Hospital


MM Soc Wrk - Adm & Guest Suprt

Posting Begin/End Date

11/20/2023 - 2/18/2024

Career Interest

Patient Care Services

Social Work

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