Social Work Specialist

June 25, 2019
Agency : 
University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics: Dept. of Psychiatry
Position Title: 
Social Work Specialist
Job Description: 

We are looking for a motivated, energetic person with a passion for working with people in recovery from
substance use disorders to join our dynamic, multi-disciplinary team of professionals. The Chemical
Dependency Services program at the University of Iowa provides a spectrum of care to people at all stages of
recovery from substance use disorders, including those with co-occurring mental health conditions. Our
services include a partial hospital/dual diagnosis program, intensive outpatient program, extended outpatient
program, and relapse prevention. We also operate a chemical dependency consultation service for hospitalized
inpatients at UIHC, programs for impaired professionals, OWI mandatory treatment, and outpatient care.

Chemical Dependency Services at UIHC is now under the Department of Psychiatry, in the new Addiction
Medicine division. We are growing our addiction services and recently added a Medication Assisted Treatment
(MAT) Clinic for the treatment of opioid use disorder. The ideal candidate will work with our current treatment
programs—providing assessments, individual and group therapy, treatment planning in an educational
academic setting--and also take part in helping shape the future of our programs as they grow. We offer a
collaborative and collegial work environment with dedicated professionals who strive to provide excellent care to
people who are recovering from addiction. If you have the skills and passion to make a difference in the lives of
others, please apply.


Application Procedure: 

go to and apply to requisition 19003163