Social Worker

State University of New York Upstate Medical University   Syracuse, NY   Full-time     Social Service
Posted on November 6, 2023
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Social Worker

Upstate Medical University is looking for a Social Worker to join their dynamic team of expert professionals.

The Social Worker will be working within a collaborative, team-based and integrated care model, the social workers will be deployed in several primary care clinics to provide direct service as well as consultation and training. Briefer problem-focused interventions are emphasized focusing on common mental health problems, substance abuse, and the psychosocial aspects of chronic health conditions. The social workers will work side by side with physicians, nurses, pharmacists, care managers, and other disciplines in a dynamic team environment focused on individual and population mental health.  There is also an Office of Mental Health certified Integrated Care Clinic in the building, where behavioral health providers will be able to see patients for more traditional mental health treatments.

If you are an individual who is interested in making a positive difference please consider applying to our current opportunity at

Job#73981 M.S.W., L.M.S.W., L.C.S.W. or eligible, 3 years relevant post-master's experience (preferably in a hospital and/or healthcare environment) required. *New M.S.W. graduates who are L.M.S.W. eligible will be considered for appointment to entry level (SL2) position at a commensurate salary after obtaining a Limited Permit. Must obtain L.M.S.W. within 12 months of receipt of limited permit. Experience working within a medical setting and/or as part of a multidisciplinary treatment team preferred. Interest in working as a generalist with the ability to address the wide variety of behavioral health issues that are seen in the primary care setting preferred. Working with refugee population preferred.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status or disability.