University of Maryland Medical Center's Division of Community Psychiatry is seeking an experienced, licensed (LCSW-C), Psychiatric Social Worker for the Carruthers Clinic, located at Midtown Campus.
- At the University of Maryland Medical Center (UMMC), a designated Magnet facility, we are a team. The University of Maryland Walter P. Carter Carruthers Clinic (located at our UMMC Midtown Campus) provides comprehensive mental health treatment and case management services to children, adolescents and adult, ages five to end of life.
Under general supervision provides therapeutic intervention and advanced social work services to patients and their families to enhance comprehensive, integrated and uninterrupted care in the hospital and to have continuity of care in the community. Acts as a resource to Clinical Social Worker I incumbents. Demonstrates positive interpersonal relations with patients, families, visitors, and co-workers in accordance with UMMS and departmental policies and procedures. Fulfillment of the job duties requires the employee to have access to medication storage areas.
Principal Responsibilities and Tasks
- Interviews patients, family members, and/or significant others identified through case finding or referral to assess needs for social work services.
- Reviews patient chart and nursing care plans for pertinent medical care or nursing care information.
- Provides family counseling and other clinical services to patients, such as, psychotherapy, cognitive.
- Interprets psycho-social services programs and procedures to client, staff and community organizations.
- Coordinates and maintains a viable discharge planning program for the assigned service area to identify patient needs and plan for appropriate after-care services.
- Documents appropriate data from psycho-social assessments, individual contacts, family interventions and discharge planning according to department policy and procedures and State, Federal, and Joint Commission stipulated requirements.
- Prepares and submits statistical information according to departmental policy on "reporting and recording" for continuity of care.