Social Worker - HIV Program - University Hospital
Madison, WI 
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Job Description

Join the #1 hospital in Wisconsin!

We are seeking a Social Worker to:

  • Join a dynamic, multi-disciplinary HIV clinical care program which is funded by the national Ryan White HIV/AIDS program.
  • Utilize both clinical and community based interventions to assist a diverse patient population facing complex medical and psychosocial needs.
  • Anticipate challenges and barriers that make it difficult for patients to stay engaged in HIV care and help improve self-management of their illness within a medical case management framework.


Minimum - Master's Degree in Social Work

Work Experience:

Preferred - Two (2) years prior hospital or community-based social work experience

Licenses and Certifications:

Minimum - Certified Advanced Practice Social Worker (CAPSW) or Certified Independent Social Worker (CISW) or Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW)

Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities:

  • Bilingual in Spanish, preferred.
  • Assessment and evaluation skills.
  • Ability to work independently, while collaborating effectively as a team member with other health professional team members.
  • Proven skills in identification of stressors affecting patients and their families.
  • Knowledge of and ability to work within a complex health care system.
  • Skill in verbal and written communication.
  • Expertise in conflict mediation, abuse and neglect, advance directives, crisis intervention, government programs.

Physical Requirements:

Sedentary: Ability to lift up to 10 pounds maximum and occasionally lifting and/or carrying such articles as dockets, ledgers and small tools. Although a sedentary job is defined as one, which involves sitting, a certain amount of walking and standing is often necessary in carrying out job duties. Jobs are sedentary if walking and standing are required only occasionally and other sedentary criteria are met.

Our Commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

UW Health is committed to being a diverse, equitable, inclusive and anti-racist workplace and is an Equal Employment Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Our integrity shines through in patient care interactions and our daily work practices as we work to embrace the knowledge, unique perspectives and qualities each employee and faculty member brings to work each day. Applications from Black, Indigenous and People of Color (BIPOC) individuals, women, and LGBTQ+ and non-binary identities are strongly encouraged. EOE, including disability/vets.

Work Schedule:

Full-time, 40 hours per week. Monday through Friday between the hours of 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM. Hours may vary based on the operational needs of the department.

in Madison is a Magnet-designated facility that's and considered one of the nation's leading hospitals, teaching institutions and referral centers.

UW Health Clinics - our physicians and staff are dedicated to providing an exceptional patient and family experience by delivering the highest quality of care in a compassionate environment. With more than 80 primary and specialty care clinics located throughout Dane County and the surrounding areas, we are proud to have the opportunity to impact the communities we serve.


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Master's Degree
Required Experience
2 years
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