Social Worker 2 (part-time; 50% FTE), Center for Human Development and Disability,

Posted: Friday, April 22, 2022

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Job Location:

Seattle Campus

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Closing Info:

Closes On   05/05/2022


50% of $5,813 to $8,829/month 


First Shift 

As a UW employee, you have a unique opportunity to change lives on our campuses, in our state and around the world. UW employees offer their boundless energy, creative problem solving skills and dedication to build stronger minds and a healthier world.

UW faculty and staff also enjoy outstanding benefits, professional growth opportunities and unique resources in an environment noted for diversity, intellectual excitement, artistic pursuits and natural beauty.

The UW Center of Human Development and Disability (CHDD) aims to provide a welcoming and inclusive environment to the ethnically, racially, and socioeconomically diverse children and families we serve.

We have an outstanding opportunity for a part-time, 50% FTE Social Worker 2 (Social Worker 2 - Academic Medical Centers) to see pediatric patients from diverse backgrounds, psychosocial situations, and family structures in the following CHDD clinics:

  • The Child Development Clinic, which sees infants to adolescents, up to age 18 years with concerns for neurodevelopmental disabilities.
  • The Cardiac Neurodevelopmental Clinic evaluates babies, children, and teens with complex congenital heart defects. We provide close follow-up during their first 5 years of life and offer intermittent follow-up and consultation for children ages 5-18 years.
  • The Infant Development Follow-Up Clinic, which sees infants and children who may be at risk for developmental problems due to a history of prematurity, prenatal exposures, and/or a high risk event at birth.

Duties & Responsibilities

Clinical care (85%)

  • Review medical records, interview caregiver for developmental concerns, and document in EMR.
  • Assess risk factors for anxiety, depression, and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder in caregivers.
  • Provide resources and recommendations for caregiver support.
  • Participate in team case conference with interdisciplinary professionals including developmental pediatrics, advance practice nurse practitioners, psychologists, occupational therapists, physical therapists, speech-language, audiology, and nutrition.
  • Performs related duties as required.

LEND Training (15%)

  • Recruits advanced social worker/graduate and post-graduate students for enrollment annually to the UW LEND;
  • Mentors social work fellow and fellows in other disciplines as assigned;
  • Attends and participates in monthly Interdisciplinary Management Committee (IMC) meetings;
  • Attends, participates, and facilitates UW LEND didactic activities as assigned

Requirements include:

  • A Master of Social Work Degree from a program accredited by the Council on Social Work Education
  • AND two years of full-time professional social work experience in a health-care setting eligible to begin social work practicum instruction for the School of Social Work OR Equivalent education/experience.

Additional Requirements include:

  • Training or Proficiency in EPIC electronic medical record (EMR) system.
  • Legal requirement - Within 90 days of hire must hold one of the following credentials issued by the state of Washington: Licensed Advance Social Worker/Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker
  • Licensure as a Social Worker (LICSW) by the State of Washington or become licensed within a year of employment.

Equivalent education/experience will substitute for all minimum qualifications except when there are legal requirements, such as a license/certification/registration.


  • Experience in Early Childhood or in an Infant Mental Health or NICU setting.
  • Eligible to begin social work practicum instruction for the School of Social Work.

As a UW employee, you will enjoy generous benefits and work/life programs. For a complete description of our benefits for this position, please visit our website, click here.

Application Process:

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Applicants considered for this position will be required to disclose if they are the subject of any substantiated findings or current investigations related to sexual misconduct at their current employment and past employment. Disclosure is required under Washington state law.

Committed to attracting and retaining a diverse staff, the University of Washington will honor your experiences, perspectives and unique identity. Together, our community strives to create and maintain working and learning environments that are inclusive, equitable and welcoming.

The University of Washington is a leader in environmental stewardship & sustainability, and committed to becoming climate neutral.

The University of Washington is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.

To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact the Disability Services Office at 206-543-6450 or [email protected].

COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement:

Governor Inslee's Proclamation 21-14.2 requires employees of higher education and healthcare institutions to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 unless a medical or religious exemption is approved. Being fully vaccinated means that an individual is at least two weeks past their final dose of an authorized COVID-19 vaccine regimen. As a condition of employment, newly hired employees will be required to provide proof of their COVID-19 vaccination. View the Final candidate guide to COVID-19 vaccination requirement webpage for information about the medical or religious exemption process for final candidates.

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