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Job Title:   Temporary Social Worker
Pay Grade:   c104
Pay Band Min / Max:   $18.00  -  $18.00
 
Position Number:   R100027534
Department / Hospital:   College of A&S - Anthropology 3 -TMP

The University of Miami is considered among the top tier institutions of higher education in the U.S. for its academic excellence, superior medical care, and cutting-edge research. At the U, we are committed to attracting a talented workforce to support our common purpose of transforming lives through teaching, research, and service. Through our values of Diversity, Integrity, Responsibility, Excellence, Compassion, Creativity and Teamwork (DIRECCT) we strive to create an environment where everyone contributes in making UM a great place to work. We are one of the largest private employers in Miami-Dade County; home to more than 13,400 faculty and staff from all over the world.



Primary Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Engages Haitian descent adolescents and family members into services.
  • Provides culturally competent psychoeducational sessions.
  • Conducts home visits when needed.
  • Maintains case files that include activities, progress notes, evaluations, and recommendations.
  • Collects data on participants, using techniques such as interviewing, discussion, and observation.
  • Helps adolescents and family members develop strategies and skills to change targeted behaviors and to cope with difficult situations.
  • Works in conjunction with supervisor and other team members to ensure implementation of the family-based intervention, which includes family, individual, and psychoeducational sessions as related to program participant needs.
  • Refers participants to other resources or services in the community when required, such as support groups or inpatient treatment facilities.
 
Education Requirements (Essential Requirements):
  • Work Experience Requirements (Essential Requirements):
  • Must have experience working with minority high-risk adolescents and families.
  • Must be bilingual in English and Creole, enabling her/him to work effectively with Haitian families.
  • Must have a valid Florida driver’s license.
 
Apply online. R100027534


UHealth-University of Miami Health System, South Florida's only university-based health system, provides leading-edge patient care powered by the ground breaking research and medical education at the Miller School of Medicine. As an academic medical center, we are proud to serve South Florida, Latin America and the Caribbean. Our physicians represent more than 100 specialties and sub-specialties, and have more than one million patient encounters each year. Our tradition of excellence has earned worldwide recognition for outstanding teaching, research and patient care. We're the challenge you've been looking for. The University of Miami offers competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package including medical and dental benefits, tuition remission, vacation, paid holidays and much more. The University of Miami is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities are encouraged to apply. Applicants and employees are protected from discrimination based on certain categories protected by Federal law. Click here for additional information-https://www.hr.miami.edu/careers/employment-laws-eo/index.html

 

Patient safety is a top priority. As a result, during the Influenza ("the flu") season (September through April), the University of Miami School of Medicine requires all employees who provide ongoing services to patients, work in a location (all Hospitals and clinics) where patient care is provided, or work in patient care or clinical care areas, to have an annual influenza vaccination. Failure to meet this requirement will result in rescinding or termination of employment.



The University of Miami is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities are encouraged to apply. Applicants and employees are protected from discrimination based on certain categories protected by Federal law. Click here for additional information.

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