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The Institute of Human Virology (IHV) is currently recruiting for a Social Worker or Senior Social Worker. As part of the CHOICE (Continuum of Care in Hospitalized Patients with Opioid Use Disorder and Infectious Complications of Drug Use) project, social worker will assess patients' needs, develop patient centered plans, and work with patients to achieve their optimal health post discharge from the hospital after admission for infectious complication from injecting opioids.

UMB offers a comprehensive benefits package that prioritizes wellness, work/life balance, and professional development. This position participates in a retirement program that must be selected and is effective on your date of hire. Exempt regular staff receive a generous PAID leave package that includes over 4 weeks of vacation accrued each year, 15 paid holidays, 3 personal leave, unlimited accrual of sick time, and comprehensive health insurance; 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).

Social Worker


Primary Duties:
  • Social Worker works under the supervision of a Social Worker (LCSW-C) and applies the theories, knowledge, procedures, methods, and/or ethics derived from a formal educational program in social work to restore or enhance social functioning of individuals, couples, families, groups, organizations or communities through assessment, planning, intervention, evaluation, and advocacy to maximize the individual's well-being.
  • Assess risk by screening and interviewing clients. Identify and construct 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.
  • 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 individuals, groups, families, or communities regarding issues including mental health, poverty, unemployment, substance abuse, physical abuse, rehabilitation, social adjustment, childcare, and/or medical care in accordance with licensure.
  • Provide training, guidance, and support to others preparing for use of resources.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
OR

Senior Social Worker:


Primary Duties:
  • Senior Social Worker works under the supervision of a Social Worker (LCSW-C) and apply theories, knowledge, procedures, methods, and/or ethics derived from a formal educational program in social work to restore or enhance social functioning of individuals, couples, families, groups, organizations or communities through assessment, planning, intervention, evaluation, and advocacy. With the client as a participant, Senior Social Worker uses individualized plans to provide social services and assistance to improve the individual's well-being. May have responsibility for program elements.
  • Assess risk by screening and interviewing clients. Identify and construct 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. May have 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 individuals, groups, families, or communities regarding issues including mental health, poverty, unemployment, substance abuse, physical abuse, rehabilitation, social adjustment, childcare, and/or medical care in accordance with licensure.
  • Provide training, guidance, and support to others preparing for use of resources.
  • May supervise other social workers, interns, students, or employees in accordance with licensure.
  • Assist in development of policies, protocols, or procedures as requested.
  • May review and provide submission of authorized documentation for reimbursement.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
Qualifications :

Social Worker

Education: Master's Degree in social work

Certification/Licensure: Licensed Master Social Work - (LMSW) in the State of Maryland.

Other: No substitution of experience for minimum education requirement.

OR

Senior Social Worker


Education: Master's Degree in social work

Experience: One (1) year post-licensure (LCSW) or (LCSW-C) experience in related area of treatment including responsibility for training, work coordination, and monitoring the work of others

Certification/Licensure: Licensed as (LCSW) or (LCSW-C) in the State of Maryland.

Other: No substitution of experience for minimum education requirement.



Hiring Range: Commensurate with education and experience

Social Worker: Mid 60's to Low 70's

Senior Social Worker: Low 70's to High 70's

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 at HRJobs@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 a UMB Job Applicant Accommodation Request . You may also contact HRDiversity@umaryland.edu . Please note that only inquiries concerning an ADA request for reasonable accommodation will be responded to from this email address.

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