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Social Worker or Clinical Psychologist, The Lourie Center

Adventist HealthCare
Rockville, MD
Closing date
Nov 17, 2022

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The Lourie Center seeks to hire a Social Worker or Clinical Psychologist who will embrace our mission to extend God's care through the ministry of physical, mental and spiritual healing.

As a Social Worker or Clinical Psychologist you will:
•Complete initial intake assessments, which include evaluating the emergent nature of a referral, explaining the nature of services to referral sources, and identifying what types of services are needed
•Provide diagnostic evaluations of children with suspected psychological problems or developmental delays
•Assess family functioning, identifying the quality of parent-child relationships and the family's dynamics
•Prepare written evaluations, obtain relevant information from school settings, make home and school visits as appropriate, interpret the results for parents and other professionals working with a client, develop home programs, treatment plans, and educational plans
•Provide psychotherapeutic treatment to children and their families including individual play therapy, parent collateral work, family therapy, couples therapy and group therapy
•Consult with other professionals working with the client both at the Lourie Center and outside of the agencies, to assure coordinated and comprehensive service delivery
•Consult to professionals in the community including pediatricians, school administrators, child welfare/DHHS case workers regarding the appropriateness of referrals and the progress in therapy and ongoing therapeutic needs of individual clients at our Center
•Perform basic administrative tasks related to work assignments that meet COMAR requirements for OMHC including the timely preparation of written reports, billing forms, work schedules, and progress notes to document treatment sessions

Qualifications Include:
Social Worker-
•Graduation at the Master's level from an accredited school of Social Work or a related field
•Maryland Licensure at the graduate level or an equivalent

Clinical Psychologist-
• Psy.D. or Ph.D. in Psychology with a specialty in clinical/ developmental psychology
•Clinical psychology license, or equivalent, in the state of Maryland
•A one year formal clinical psychology internship must be completed; APA approval of the internship is desirable
•Progressively responsible clinical experiences at the predoctoral level

•Active American Heart Association Basic Life Support (BLS) required
•Expertise in theoretical approaches and diagnostic and treatment procedures used in providing mental health services to infants, young children, and their families
•Training and supervised experience with a wide variety of treatment modalities required
•Supervised experience providing psychotherapeutic services to children under twelve years of age and their families
•Must be able to collaborate on an interdisciplinary team in determining a diagnostic understanding and appropriate treatment plan
•Must have skills in oral and written presentation of diagnostic findings, progress updates and treatment plans
•Demonstrated expertise in the use of psychological evaluation procedures for children under twelve years of age (play evaluations, intellectual assessments, personality assessments, etc.) is required
•Knowledge of psychological disorders from infancy through adulthood is essential

At Adventist HealthCare our job is to care for you. We do this by offering:
•Work life balance through non rotating shifts
•Recognition and rewards for professional expertise
•Free Employee parking
•Competitive comprehensive benefit plans offered (including health, disability, PTO and 403B retirement plan with matching and 3 year vesting)
•100% Coverage for inpatient care - at Adventist HealthCare facilities
•100% Coverage for urgent care nationwide - after copay

As a faith-based organization, with over a century of caring for the communities in the Maryland area, Adventist HealthCare has earned a reputation for high-quality, compassionate care. Adventist HealthCare was the first and is the largest healthcare provider in Montgomery County.

If you want to make a difference in someone's life every day, consider a position with a team of professionals who are doing just that, making a difference.

Join the Adventist HealthCare team today! Apply now to be considered.

Work Schedule:

Full and part time opportunities

Evening hours required for after school appointments

Spanish speaking clinicians encouraged to apply

COVID-19 Vaccination

Adventist HealthCare requires all applicants to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 before commencing employment. Applicants may be required to furnish proof of vaccination and , if offered, may elect to be vaccinated at a n designated Adventist HealthCare location.

Tobacco and Drug Statement

Tobacco use is a well-recognized preventable cause of death in the United States and an important public health issue. In order to promote and maintain a healthy work environment, Adventist HealthCare will not hire applicants for employment who either state that they are nicotine users or who test positive for nicotine and drug use.

While some jurisdictions, including Maryland, permit the use of marijuana for medical purposes, marijuana continues to be classified as an illegal drug under the federal Controlled Substances Act. As a result, medical marijuana use will not be accepted as a valid explanation for a positive drug test result.

Adventist HealthCare will withdraw offers of employment to applicants who test positive for Cotinine (nicotine) and marijuana. Those testing positive are given the opportunity to re-apply in 90 days, if they can truthfully attest that they have not used any nicotine products in the past ninety (90) days and successfully pass follow-up testing.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Adventist HealthCare is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We are committed to attracting, engaging, and developing the best people to cultivate our mission-centric culture. Our goal is to have a welcoming, equitable, and safe place to work and grow for all employees, no matter their background. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

Adventist HealthCare will make reasonable accommodations for applicants with disabilities, in accordance with applicable law. Adventist HealthCare is a religious organization as defined under applicable law; however, it will endeavor to provide reasonable accommodations for applicants' religious beliefs.

Applicants who wish to request accommodations for disabilities or religious belief should contact the Support Center HR Office.


We are a faith-based healthcare organization, based in Montgomery County, Maryland. We are the largest employer in Montgomery County with over 6,000 employees! Our comprehensive approach to caring for our community includes three acute-care hospitals – Shady Grove Medical Center, White Oak Medical Center and Fort Washington Medical Center – as well as two Physical Rehabilitation hospitals, Outpatient centers, Imaging Centers, Urgent Cares, Home Care Services, Employer Health Programs and Physician Networks. We are nationally recognized and honored especially for our Cardiac, OB, Cancer, Stroke, Orthopedic, Rehabilitation and Mental Health services. Our mission is to extend God's care through the ministry of physical, mental and spiritual healing. At its core, our mission expresses who we are, why we exist and the purpose behind what we do. These words are reflective of God’s character as outlined in the Bible and honor the Seventh-day Adventist Church’s long-standing commitment to healing. You will also find that many of the beliefs and standards of conduct at AHC are universal beliefs that are recognized across many faith traditions.

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820 West Diamond Avenue
Suite 600

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