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University of Maryland, Baltimore Lead Social Worker (Sign On Bonus) in Baltimore, Maryland

The University of Maryland School of Medicine Department of Neurologyis seeking aLead Social Worker(SW) to work within the Clinical Center for Adults with Neuro-Developmental Disorders (CCAND) located at the University of Maryland Rehabilitation and Orthopedics Institute (UMROI). The CCAND functions to evaluate and provide comprehensive care to adult individuals with autism, intellectual disability, and epilepsy. The candidate should have some experience working with adults with neurological disorders such as epilepsy and autism. In this position, the Lead SW will function with significant practice autonomy, assisting the physician and CRNP staff with social and financial challenges faced by our patients and families. The SW should have some experience with EPIC electronic medical record software. The SW will interface with the Maryland Epilepsy Center and the Department of Neurology faculty. The Lead SW will participate in bi-weekly patient care and administrative meetings. /This position is eligible for a $5,000 sign-on bonus. Half will be paid within the first 30 days of employment and half will be paid upon successful completion of probation. Current UMB employees are not eligible for the sign-on bonus./ UMB offers acomprehensive benefits packagethat prioritizes wellness, work/life balance, and professional development. Exempt regular staff receive a generous leave package that includes over 4 weeks of vacation accrued each year, paid holidays, unlimited accrual of sick time, and comprehensive health insurance and retirement options; professional learning and development programs; tuition remission for employees and their dependents at any University System of Maryland school; and flexible work schedules and teleworking options (if applicable per job). UMB employees are strongly encouraged to follow all CDC recommendations related to COVID-19 vaccinations and booster doses. Employees whose job duties require them to work in clinical settings or at clinical or field sites continue to be subject to the vaccine requirements of those sites. For additional information on protocols and exemptions, please visit theCOVID-19 website. Primary Duties: * Assess risk by screening and interviewing clients. Identify and constructs service plans that best meet the client’s needs, and determine best resources available. * Develop plans by identifying programs and services available for a variety client issues dealing with challenges, change, and crisis. Responsibility for program elements. * Maintain case history records and document client(s) progress. May perform chart reviews and generates notes on evaluations, therapy sessions, reports and other accountability measures. * Counsel and diagnose individuals, groups, families, or communities regarding issues including mental health, poverty, unemployment, substance abuse, physical abuse, rehabilitation, social adjustment, child care, and/or medical care in accordance with licensure. * Provide training, guidance, and support to others preparing for use of resources. * Leads a social services program, project, or team management. * Assist in development of policies, protocols, or procedures as requested. * Responsible for review and submission of authorized documentation for reimbursement. * Performs other duties as assigned. Education:Master's Degree in Social Work. Experience:Two (2) years of post-licensure (LCSW-C) experience related experience in area of treatment including responsibility for training, work coordination, and monitoring the work of others. Supervisory Experience:State of Maryland Board Approval as a designated supervisor. Certification/Licensure:Licensed as (LCSW-C) in the state of Maryland. Other:No substitution of experience for minimum education requirement. Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:Knowledge of position requirements. Knowledge of all applicable requirements, regulations, and laws. Skill in effective use of applicable technology/systems. Ability to effectively communicate both verbal and written thoughts, ideas, and facts. Ability to work cooperatively with others and independently. Ability to demonstrate, understand, apply, and adhere to the UMB Core Values of Respect and Integrity, Well-being and Sustainability, Equity and Justice, and Innovation and Discovery. Hiring Range: Low $70,000s to low $80,000s; commensurate with education and experience. UMB is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law or policy. For assistance related to employment, please contact the Staffing department atHRJobs@umaryland.edu. If you anticipate needing a reasonable accommodation for a disability under the Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA), during any part of the employment process, please submit aUMB Job Applicant Accommodation Request. You may also contactHRDiversity@umaryland.edu. Please note that only inquiries concerning an ADA request for reasonable accommodation will be responded to from this email address. *Job: Reg or CII Exempt Staff *Organization: School of Medicine - Neurology *Title: *Lead Social Worker (Sign On Bonus) Location: null Requisition ID: 220001D2