The University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics (UIHC) is a nationally ranked hospital in both adult and pediatric specialties and was recently named the #1 healthcare organization to work for, by Forbes for the second year. UIHC, as well as the main university campus, is located in the casual yet cosmopolitan environment of Iowa City, IA widely recognized as one of the country's most livable communities. Iowa is well known for its balanced commitment to and support of the arts, sciences, and humanities. UIHC has a long tradition of a commitment to excellence in clinical services and research opportunities as well as providing world-class patient care.
A variety of positions are open for social workers to be part of interdisciplinary care teams in this fast-paced environment providing assessment, education, advocacy and/or discharge planning to patients of all ages and their families. Services are provided in a variety of hospital and clinic settings either individually, in groups, or as part of interdisciplinary planning, program development, teaching and research.
Applicants are required to meet the following qualifications:
Master’s degree with a major concentration in social work
Six months to one year of social work experience
A license to practice social work (or the ability to obtain licensure) in Iowa
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Good problem solving skills, including the ability to effect change and address complex care coordination concerns
Other desirable qualifications may be required. See the specific position descriptions at the website below.
Competitive salaries, excellent fringe benefits including health dental, and retirement and educational opportunities. Applicant credentials subject to verification. Interested persons should review the specific job qualifications and apply at http://jobs.uiowa.edu.
The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity / affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment free from discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, religion, associational preference, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.
Additional Salary Information: Includes full health/dental insurance, 401K matching and group and supplemental life insurance. Additional resources for continuing education and career advancement are also available.
University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics—recognized as one of the best hospitals in the United States—is Iowa's only comprehensive academic medical center and a regional referral center. Our 300 clinics and services range from primary care to highly specialized areas that in many cases represent the only care of their kind in the state. We have an array of services to meet your many needs, rangin...g from spiritual services, support groups and therapy programs to concierge services and housekeeping.The Department of Social Service provides services to patients, and their families, which enable them to make the best use of health care resources. The department works to reduce social, financial, and medical barriers in order to optimize patient and family functioning. Our professional staff members also are committed to teaching and research activities designed to train the next generation of health care providers.